It is absolutely critical that you follow your aftercare instructions and trust in your artist to get the best possible result.
Why you shouldn't "pick" your microblading scabs:
The microblading pigment is placed in a shallow well in your brows.
The scabbing and healing process can adhere to the pigment and if you pick it off you are literally pulling the pigment off of your face in the process.
This can basically undo all of the initial work and may result in a longer visit.
If you let the skin heal naturally it will "let go" of the pigment through the process.
It is normal that about 10-15% of the pigment will fall out or fade during the initial healing process, but can be re-applied during the touch up
The average length that brows last ranges from 9 to 15 months.
The two biggest factors for brow longevity include:
- -Ability to adhere to the microclading aftercare instructions
- -Getting in for your touch up within 6 weeks after your initial visit
As long as you do these two things you will ensure that your brows will last.
Some other factors that are out of your control may limit the longevity of your brows, but these aren't under your control.
Things like: how much oil your skin produces, your hormones and your genetics.
Because you can't change these factors it's important to focus on what you CAN change.