Although thresholds vary from person-to-person, at Bold Beauty Ink, we utilize a primary numbing agent and a very effective secondary anesthetic, which keeps discomfort minimal. Most clients say they don’t feel a thing, whereas more sensitive skin types describe it as a light scratching sensation rather than pain. You would be surprised how many people sleep through the procedure!
Healing is definitely a process, as your brows will change on their journey to being completely healed—between 4-6 weeks. The most drastic changes will occur between 5 to 10 days and your brows may seem darker, shed lightly and appear light or uneven. This is due to new skin cells healing over the pigment. You ought to notice them even back out around 4-6 weeks. With proper after-care, you will not experience any heavy scabbing or “scary” looking eyebrows, but you will notice some flaking, especially if your procedure included shading.
Yes! Skin trauma on the lips caused by lip blushing can activate the virus in your system, which can result in a cold sore outbreak. In order to mitigate that risk, please see your physician to receive a prescription antiviral such as Acyclovir or Valaciclovir (Valtrex) prior to your appointment.