Want to know more?

The answers to the most frequently asked questions may be found here. However, reserving a consultation prior to your procedure is strongly encouraged. A consultation allows time for your unique and personal questions to be answered more thoroughly.

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Questions

Will it hurt? Pain is subjective, however every measure is taken to ensure that you are completely numb and comfortable during the entirety of the procedure. Many clients are so comfortable, they enjoy a nap during the procedure.

Will I get to choose the pigment color? Yes, suggestions are made, but ultimately your decision is respected.

Will I get to see my new eyebrow shape prior to the procedure? Yes, after the new shape is mapped and measured, you will have ample time to decide if you are comfortable with the shape.

Will I have to remove my eyebrows? No, only the hair that falls outside of our predetermined shape is removed.

Will I still have to groom my eyebrows? Yes, hair will still grow as normal and will need to be groomed. Visit ILLUME MAKEUP + BROW STUDIO to maintain your eyebrow grooming.

Will you correct my old eyebrow tattoo or microblading? At the moment, corrective solutions are not offered.

Health Concerns

Permanent makeup procedures are not suggested for...

  • Those under 18 years of age

  • Pregnant and nursing women

  • People with skin diseases such as psoriasis, eczema and undiagnosed rashes or blisters on the eyebrow area

  • People with allergies to makeup, dyes and other pigments

  • Active skin cancer in the area to be tattooed

  • Those who have healing disorders

  • Those with uncontrolled high blood pressure.

  • Those on any skin medication such as accutaine, steroids with thin and oversensitive the skin

Permanent makeup procedures are not ideal for clients with the following conditions, but are permissible with a written physician’s release.

  • Clients who are currently on blood thinners of any sort, including aspirin due to it causing excessive bleeding

  • Clients with diabetes due to slower healing process and higher risk of infection

  • Clients with cancer history

  • Clients with blood disorders, especially those that affect clotting

  • Clients with heart conditions of any kind

  • Clients with artificial heart valves or artificial joints, as antibiotics may be needed prior to procedure

  • Clients with history of keloids/hypertrophic scarring