when can i wear makeup after microblading

when can i wear makeup after microblading

It’s a common question we get at the salon – when can you wear makeup after getting microblading done? The short answer is, it depends. Read on to find out more!

When can I wear makeup after microblading?

It is recommended that you wait at least 24 hours after your microblading treatment before applying makeup to the area. This will give the area time to heal and the ink time to set. After 24 hours, you can apply makeup as usual, being careful not to tug or pull at the skin.

The healing process

The healing process after microblading is different for everyone. Depending on your skin type, you may heal quickly or it may take a little longer. It is important to follow the aftercare instructions given to you by your technician.

Most people report that their brows are fully healed within 4-6 weeks. During this time, it is important to not pick or scratch at the scabs that form. Picking can cause scarring and may interfere with the final results of the microblading.


It is important to follow all aftercare instructions following your microblading treatment in order to promote healing and prevent infection. In general, you should avoid any activities that will cause sweating for the first week after treatment, as this can cause the pigment to dissipate. During this time, you should also avoid exposing the area to sunlight or tanning beds, as UV exposure can cause the pigmentation to fade.

Makeup can be applied to the area starting 24 hours after treatment, but should be applied sparingly. It is important to avoid using waterproof makeup or any makeup that contains oils, as these can seep into the open pores and cause irritation. If your makeup routine includes foundation, powder, or concealer, apply these products first and then go over them with a light dusting of loose powder before applying your other makeup products.

Tips for makeup application

Applying makeup after microblading is a bit different than your usual routine. Here are a few tips to help you get the most natural-looking results:

-Use a water-based foundation. Oil-based foundations can cause the pigments in your brows to fade prematurely.
-Be sure to use a light hand when applying any product near your brows. We suggest using a fluffy brush to apply powder products such as bronzer or blush.
-When applying concealer or contouring products, use a small brush or your fingers and blend well.
-If you’re using liquid eyeliner, be careful not to get any on your brows. We recommend using a pencil liner instead.
-Use oil-free eye shadow and avoid glittery or shimmery formulas near your brows.
-If you need to touch up your brows, wait until your makeup is completely dry before doing so.

Choosing the right makeup

It’s very important to choose the right makeup when you have had microblading done. The main thing to remember is that you need to give your skin time to heal. For the first seven days, you should avoid putting any makeup on the area that was treated. After that, you can start using makeup again, but it’s important to be very gentle. Avoid using any products that are harsh or irritating, and make sure to clean your brushes regularly.

Microblading and eyebrows

There are a lot of things to consider when deciding whether or not to microblade your eyebrows. First and foremost, you should always consult with a professional to get their opinion. They will be able to tell you whether or not microblading is right for you, based on your specific circumstances.

In general, though, microblading is a semi-permanent tattooing technique that is used to fill in eyebrows. It can be used to create the illusion of fuller, thicker eyebrows, or to simply add definition and shape to the brows. The results are typically natural-looking and can last for up to two years before they begin to fade.

As for when you can wear makeup after microblading, it is generally recommended that you wait at least 24 hours before applying any products to the brow area. This gives the area time to heal and helps ensure that the color stays true. After 24 hours, you can apply makeup as normal, being careful not to rub or pick at the treated area.

The difference between microblading and tattooing

Microblading and tattooing are both methods of permanent makeup, but there are some key differences between the two. Microblading is a form of tattooing that uses a special handheld tool to deposit pigment into the skin in fine, hair-like strokes. This method gives the brows a very natural look, as if they were filled in with pencil or powder. Tattooing, on the other hand, uses a machine to create much deeper strokes in the skin. This method is generally used for darkening existing brows or for creating a very bold and dramatic look.

Both microblading and tattooing are considered permanent makeup because the pigment is actually deposited into the dermis, the layer of skin below the surface. However, microbladed brows will usually only last for one to three years before they start to fade, while tattoos can last for five years or more. So while microblading may be more expensive upfront, it may actually save you money in the long run!

Another key difference between microblading and tattooing is the healing process. Microbladed brows will usually heal within seven to ten days, while tattoos can take four to six weeks to heal completely. During the healing process, it’s important to keep your eyebrows clean and dry to avoid infection. You should also avoid using makeup or skincare products on your brows until they are fully healed.


  1. When can I wear makeup after microblading?
    You should wait at least 24 hours before applying makeup to your brows. This will allow the microblading ink to set and will help avoid any irritation or infection.
  2. How often should I get my brows microbladed?
    It is recommended that you get your brows microbladed every 12-18 months, as the ink will gradually fade over time.
  3. What are the risks of microblading?
    As with any tattoos, there is a risk of infection when getting microblading done. Be sure to research your artist beforehand and make sure they are properly licensed and trained. There is also a risk of scarring, so be sure to follow aftercare instructions carefully.


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