Eyebrows have come a long way! In the 1990s, skinny eyebrows were wildly popular. Then, transitioning into the early 2000s, pencil-thin eyebrows were the trend. With Kim Kardashian, we are now seeing bold, powerful eyebrows for the 2010s.
As we faze through these trends, two eyebrow procedures remain for makeup enthusiasts to make a statement: eyebrow tattoos and
So, what about these procedure makes the ladies profess #browgamestrong? In this article, eyebrow tattooing and
Eyebrow Tattoo vs. Microblading
Let’s get something straight, while eyebrow tattooing and
Stroke vs Fill
Clients that opt for eyebrow tattoos are looking for a “filled-in” look. This is achieved by using a machine to shade in the eyebrows. The technique is not ideal for clients who want a more natural “makeup” look.
Ink vs Pigment
The technique is one component; however, it’s also important to consider the type of colorant used to determine which eyebrow procedure is best.
A permanent makeup artist uses ink similar to the ink used for a traditional tattoo. Like tattoo ink, this ink should withstand the test of time with proper care. In contrast,
Note that for each option, the quality of ink or pigment will determine the end product. In other words, low-quality pigments and inks may fade to a green or blue color over time.
Permanent vs Temporary
Lastly, we must discuss the commitment each eyebrow procedure requires. Because trends are coming and going, it is important to determine whether you’re ready to make a forever commitment or opt for the diverse semi-permanent option.
Just like a regular tattoo, eyebrow tattooing is permanent! Given the everchanging eyebrow trends, it is difficult – if not impossible- to keep up with the Jones’ if you would prefer to.
Microblading is a semi-permanent procedure that fades as time passes. This is because the brow technicians places the pigment on the most upper layer of skin. Typically, women will receive a touchup once a year to fill in any faded sections.
Which one is better?
All in all, there are several factors that make each procedure unique. Microblading is the perfect procedure for women who want realistic eyebrows that can be adapted to trends. On the
Ultimately, it is up to an individual to decide which eyebrow procedure suits their needs. The best procedure is whichever that will make you feel confident and beautiful!