What You Need to Know About Eyebrow Tattoo Aftercare

Feather touch eyebrows – or microblading – is the ultimate way to get the beautiful, long-lasting brows you’ve always wanted. Here at Luxury Eyebrow by Lucia , we proudly specialise in this amazing method, which promises to render your brow pencil completely useless as you rock perfectly sculpted, beautiful brows day in, day out.


Before and after your sessions with our tattoo expert, it is essential that you follow our eyebrow tattoo pre- and aftercare guidelines. The pre-care rules simply ensure that your natural brows are ready for us to work on throughout your initial session, allowing us to provide the best results possible. Our aftercare guide is also highly important, as it will determine how well your brows heal and ensure they look incredible long-term.

Take a look at the below pre- and after-care guidelines for our eyebrow tattoo services.

We advise all clients to read and fully understand all FAQS and Disclaimer prior to making an appointment.


  • Avoid alcohol and aspirin/ ibuprofen and any vitamins that may thin your blood for 72 hoursIf you have experienced cold sores are recommended to take a course of prescribed antiviral tablets  Lysine  prior to lip procedure.

  • Do not discontinue any medication before consulting your doctor

  • Do not use 1% Retin A skincare products close to the area to be treated 6 weeks prior to your          procedure

  • Do not use AHA skincare products close to the area to be treated 4 weeks prior to your procedure

  • Avoid professional chemical peels close to the area to be treated 4 weeks prior to your procedure

  • Avoid tanning so we can assess your natural skin tone

  • IPL hair laser removal should be performed no less than 2 weeks prior to your procedure

  • Eyebrow hair stimulating products should not be used for 2 weeks prior to your procedure

  • Botox in the brow region should be performed no less than 4 weeks prior to your procedure

  • If you regularly get your eyebrows shaped, waxed, threaded or tinted, please refrain from doing     so within a week of your appointment. If there are any stray hairs that fall outside of our final shape   (that we both agreed on), we can remove them.

  • Please let your technician know if you have any allergies including Lidocaine or other numbing       agents

  • Feel free to come in with your brow makeup on so I can see your every day look your prefer. We      will then discuss the best shape that complements your feature

  • Treatment can’t be performed if you had botox or fillers in the treatment area recently. There has to be 4 weeks gap between the procedures

  • Lifestyle, medication, smoking, metabolism, facial surgery etc all contribute to fading.

  • All permanent applications are a 2 steps process.

  • Touch up appointment is important , and has to be done within 6 -10 weeks time or extra cost may apply.

  • Please follow the aftercare instructions very carefully as failure to do may result in infection / loss of pigment.

  • If you are on any health issues medication  Diabetes 2 , you have to get an approval letter from your GP

  • Do not wear makeup on area being tattooed.

  • The cosmetic tattoo is an art form and not a exact science, we make no guarantees to the results of the procedure , some skin types will not accept or heal pigment in a consistant manner. Your skin and your after care may affect the final results.

  • If you schedule your appointment and we find out that you have one of the conditions listed above, we will not be performing any procedure and you will forfeit your deposit.




The first few days after your feathering appointment are crucial to how well your brows will heal and look long-term. The healing process usually takes around 7-10 days, so please note that tattooed eyebrows after a week still need to be properly cared for and treated hygienically. Following these guidelines will help your brows to heal in a way that reduces loss of ink and maximises how long you can rock your beautiful new brows before needing a touch-up.

Below is a comprehensive list of instructions on eyebrow tattoo aftercare. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about your brows or want to enquire about any of our other services.


The day of the treatment – First 12hrs: 

Gently blot the area  every now and then with clean tissue to absorb any excess lymph fluid. (Lymph is a clear fluid-like substance that might slightly ooze from eyebrow area.)

Do this every 5 minutes for the full all signs of lymph have stopped. Removing this fluid will prevent any hardening/crusting of the lymph.

Days 1-10: aftercare 

  • Beginning in the AM of the next day, you will gently apply thin layer of aftercare cream using Q-tip

  • DO NOT use any other cleansing products containing acids (glycolic, lactic, or AHA), or any exfoliants.  ONLY what is recommended.


Days 1-10: MOISTURIZE 

Allow your brows to air dry for at least 5 mins. Brows should be 100% Dry prior to this step. Never put your Hustle Butter or aftercare ointment on your tattooed brows.
Apply a very small amount of aftercare ointment with a cotton swab, and spread it across the treated area. Be sure not to over-apply as this will suffocate your skin and delay healing. The ointment should not leave a noticeable shine or film on the eyebrows. Apply only enough to moisturize!



  • Use a fresh pillow case, and do not sleep on your face or eyebrows!

  • Let any scabbing or dry skin naturally exfoliate away. Picking can cause scarring and will cause loss of color. Your flakes will gently fall off by themselves when they are ready to!

  • No facials, botox, chemical treatments or microdermabrasion for 4 weeks after treatment.

  • Avoid hot, sweaty exercise for at least one week. You can lightly exercise, but nothing that will cause overexertion or extreme sweating whatsoever.

  • Avoid direct sun exposure and tanning for  a week after procedure. Wear a hat when outdoors. And once fully healed, be sure to protect your eyebrow with SPF. Any prolonged sun exposure will cause premature fading.

  • Avoid taking long hot showers for the first 10 days. And when in the shower, avoid water completely on the eyebrow area.

  • Avoid swimming, or any kind until your eyebrows have completely healed!

  • Avoid applying any type of makeup to your brow area. Do not get any concealer, powder or anything on the area for at least 2 weeks.

  • Keep your hands off of the area. No picking or scratching the treated area. (If you have any itching during healing, you may apply a small amount of Bactine.)

  • DO NOT USE growth enhancement products such as Latisse, Revitabrow, Grande lash, one month prior and after treatment has fully healed as it may shift your color.



You will want to limit the time you spend in the shower. Avoid using very hot water and creating steam. This will create unwanted moisture on the face. You can even cover your forehead and eyebrow area with a shower cap as you wash your body.

Everyone’s skin is different so the results will vary from person to person. This means that the pigment may fade more or completely disappear. 



Before the procedure, you should be aware that the thickness of the eyebrows immediately after the procedure will normally be 15% higher than before they heal and will be dark during the healing process. The color of the pigment will soften gradually by 30% to 40%.  Once the healing takes place, the skin may start to look like dandruff or dry skin (important to remember not to pick, peel, or scratch it). The final result after the first procedure can be seen just after 3 weeks.