APPOINTMENTS/DEPOSITS

  • MicroBeauty is a private studio that is by appointment only. 
    You can book appointments through the website or email to cosmetictattoo.booking@gmail.com

  • No. Once a deposit has been paid it is not refundable but can be transferred to another date of choice within 1 year.

  • The best way to contact Mariah in regards to any questions or appointments is via text or email. Phone calls are not answered during appointments and generally are returned much later in the evening or next couple days. If you are wanting to talk over the phone the best way is to email and schedule a phone call to answer any questions or concerns you have.

  • Yes! The studio space is not huge, so one family or friend for support is great but if you are wanting to bring more than one person please email to let us know prior to your appointment.

  • If running more than 15 min late the appointment is automatically cancelled and the deposit will not be refunded or transferable.

    If cancel more than 24 hours in advance the deposit is refundable to any date within one year.

  • Failing to give 24 hours notice of cancellation of the Free Touch up appointment results in a charge of $100 to re-book touch up.

    No Shows with no notice on the day of will result in loss of deposit and client must rebook appointment online. 

  • All deposits received for the Microblading Certification Course are non-refundable but are transferable within 1 year with at least one weeks notice.

    Upon starting course all payments are non-refundable.

TRAINING

  • No! These courses are fantastic for any levels of experience. Majority of people come from completely different fields of expertise. The MicroBeauty courses are tailored to benefit those with absolutely no knowledge of the permanent makeup field and also can give additional knowledge to technicians previously certified elsewhere.

  • One on One training is available but must be privately scheduled and will not be on already pre-determined dates for courses.

    You can email cosmetictattoo.booking@gmail.com to schedule a private one on one training.

  • The best way to contact Mariah in regards to any questions is via text or email. Phone calls are not answered during appointments and generally are returned much later in the evening or next couple days. If you are wanting to talk over the phone the best way is to email and schedule a phone call to answer any questions or concerns you have.

  • At MicroBeauty there is a maximum of 3-4 students per course. This ensures all students receive personal attention from the teacher. With permanent makeup this is extremely important, there are many little tips that are not given with online courses and can only be taught/caught in person.

  • Please do your research to make sure you are one hundred percent committed when registering. 

    Our policy is deposits are not refundable but fully transferable within one year. 

    Once the course has started there will be no refunds given if a student changes their mind halfway through the course. At that point you are already half-way there! Why not just stay and finish it?! 

  • I HOPE SO! 
    It is not only a nerve-wracking experience for the clients but it is also for the student to learn. We have all been there, starting anything new is a challenge, but challenges are good! It is hard to imagine that three days of training is all you need to suddenly start tattooing peoples faces, but yes that is all! The training ends, but continuous practice is necessary of course! No one can master any trade within three days. Some will finish the three days and feel immediately ready to start working on their own clients, while others may take additional weeks of continued self practice. It is a very individual process on how to learn and master anything.

    So we are happy to answer any and ALL questions that you may have prior to registering. It is hard to even know what questions to ask. So do not hesitate! We are here to help!

  • All deposits received for the Microblading Certification Course are non-refundable but are transferable within 1 year with at least one weeks notice.

    Upon starting course all payments are non-refundable.

  • What sets MicroBeauty apart from other training academy’s is that we want our students to work on as many live models you can!

    Some training’s will have students share models and that is not what you need in the beginning. We offer  guaranteed time to work on two live models per student. 

    These models are not supplied, but can be per request – please email cosmetictattoo.booking@gmail.com

Permanent Make Up

  • You may NOT have this procedure if :

    • You are under 18
    • You get Keloid scars
    • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
    • You are anemic or have low iron levels
    • You have been on Accutane within 1 year
    • You have irritation of the skin of any kind such as blemishes, pimples, rash, psoriosis, eczema, rosacea, sunburn on the area of procedure.
    • You are on Retin-A or Retinols.  Be off 14 days before appointment and avoid 30 days after procedure.
    • Diabetic (consult your doctor)
    • Have HIV or Hepatitus or any other viral infections and/or diseases
    • Undergoing Chemotherapy (consult your doctor)
    • Epilepsy
    • A Pacemaker or major heart problems
    • Had an Organ transplant
    • You generally don’t heal well and develop infections easily
    • If your old tattoo is too dark/saturated (please contact me to send a picture so I can see how faded your old tattoo is)
    • If you have ever had a cold sore you must get a doctors prescription for medication (lip blush only)
  • Please be aware:

    • Do NOT DRINK ALCOHOL or CAFFEINE  before the procedure (at least 24hrs for alcohol)
    • Do NOT  TAKE ADVIL or other blood thinners such a Aspirin, Niacin, Vitamin E and/or Ibuprofen unless medically necessary, 48-72 hrs prior to your procedure. Extra strength Tylenol can be taken if you have low pain tolerance.
    • If you have recently tanned this will affect the outcome of the healed colour.
    • If you’ve had laser removal of previous work done by someone else, the treated area has now more scar tissue and can affect the outcome of the result.  More treatments may be necessary to have the skin take the colour.
    • Botox should be done 1 month before or 2 weeks after the procedure.
    • Avoid exercising the day of procedure as this will open up the pores.
    • Please note that you will be more sensitive during your menstrual cycle, do not book your appointment during this time.
    • No waxing, threading or tinting 3 days before
    • Immediately following your procedure, the tattooed area will appear to be darker and bolder in color and more sharply defined. Over the next 2 days it will appear even darker and thicker as scabs begin to form. You must let the scabs naturally flake off bit by bit. It will take up to 14 days for scabbing to be over. Lip Blush will begin to scab and flake off within the first 3-5 days.
    • You may NOT get the area wet for too long or apply any kind of products (except for provided aftercare) for at least 14 days after. NO makeup on the area for 2 weeks.

    For Eyebrow Microblading:

    If your natural eyebrows are dramatically uneven, you may have to give up a significant amount of  your eyebrow hairs or choose a much thicker shape to achieve better symmetry. If those options are not desired and symmetry is not a concern for you, you may opt to tattoo over the natural flow of each eyebrow.

    If we are covering up an old tattoo previously done by another artist, please come with realistic expectations of what is possible to achieve. If the former tattoo is extremely uneven or dramatic in shape, we may not be able to achieve your exact desired shape or symmetry. Any hairstrokes done within the old tattoo may blend in and will not be as crisp, giving an appearance of unevenness in color and the old tattoo will still show through the new hairstrokes.

    All options will be discussed during the consultation, and tattooing will not start until the final design is agreed upon so please come prepared with an idea in mind of how you would like to design your eyebrows. Having pictures available will help me have a clear vision of what you are trying to achieve.

  • Microblading (also known as eyebrow embroidery or feathering) originated in Far East Asia. This method is the finest form of eyebrow tattooing, using a pen-like device with a disposable microblade attached to stroke very thin lines of pigment into the skin. These thin lines flow in the same direction as your own hairs, and create the most natural results. This method is different than the traditional tattoo done by machine. If you get keloid scarring, this treatment will NOT be suitable for you.

  • Microblading works BEST on these types of skin:

    • Dry skin type with tiny pores. Skin that’s thin but not super thin (I like to compare this skin to a grape). This type of skin is usually not very sensitive with non-translucent fair ivory skin tone and doesn’t bleed easily.
    • Normal to combination skin-type with small pores can be abit oily to dry and sensitive or not sensitive (I like to compare this skin to an apple). This type of skin is usually non-translucent and can range from light to dark skin tones, young or mature skin and doesn’t bleed easily.
    • Normal to Oily skin with medium pores. Skin that is thicker and abit oily ( I like to compare this skin to a lime). This type of skin is usually non-translucent and can range from light to dark skin tones, young or mature skin and doesn’t bleed easily.

    Microblading will NOT WORK WELL for these types of skin:

    • Thick oily skin with large pores, tends to bleed easily (I like to compare this skin to an orange peel or grapefruit). The skin texture and constant production of oil will cause the hairstrokes to heal with a thicker diffused, softer look. I can work on this type of skin, however, you must be aware that your end result will look more powdered and blended than you would expect.
    • Super-thin, soft, hypersensitive, skin with barely any upper skin layer (I like to compare this type of skin to a peeled hard boiled egg or tomato, or sometimes like a marshmallow). Usually translucent and pale with invisible pores and can have rosacea or dermatitis. This type of skin bleeds VERY easily, has a harder time healing, Pigment can appear more ashy, blurred and patchy.

    If you have an old tattoo that is still quite dark, the strokes will blend right into the old tattoo and results will not look as crisp as going over blank skin.

    If you are a frequent smoker, your pigment may fade sooner.

    If you are iron deficient or Anemic, your pigment may fade sooner and bleeding/bruising may occur during and after the procedure.

    If you generally have problematic skin, bleed excessively, get infections easily, and do not heal well when cut or injured, you may want to reconsider having this procedure as the results are extremely dependant on the healing process.

  • Immediately after, the area will be EXTREMELY dark and get darker over the next 2 days as a scab forms in the area. 30-50% of your pigment will be in the scabs. Over the next 7-14 days (lips 3-5 days) your scabs should flake off bit by bit. Some people scab in light flakes and some develop a thick scab. Everybody is different, but whatever you do, do NOT pick at the scabs and make sure you read through and follow the AFTERCARE INSTUCTIONS properly to obtain the best results. 

    If the scabbing phase is not over by 14 days, please continue your Aftercare intructions until scabs are completly gone.

    After the scabbing phase is over, you will see that the color of your pigment appears foggy and muted in color because a layer of skin has grown over the pigment to seal it in. Not to worry, over the next several weeks your skin will regenerate and the pigment will be more vibrant in color. The complete healing process takes at least 6 weeks which is when the true orientation of the pigment will show.

    For most people, there shouldn’t be too much of a problem going to work or being out in public, as long as you’re good at following aftercare instructions. However, some people may develop thicker scabs and have minor swelling. You may take an Advil or apply an icepack after your treatment to reduce swelling and discomfort. 

    Lips and Eyeliner tattoo will swell more than the eyebrow microblading procedure. Lips will be oozing and scabbing immediately after procedure. Lips should completely shed the scabs within the first 3-6 days. Eyeliner will swell initially and as it heals will shrink in size and scab as well. Top layer of skin healing process for eyeliner will be approximately 10-14 days.

  • Getting your tattoo wet for prolonged periods of time may cause premature lifting of your scabs and increase the chance of infections and loss of pigment. If you get them wet, you must blot them dry immediately to avoid complications and undesired results such as smudgey blurred lines, scar tissue, and uneven pigment.

    You also must avoid sweating in that area for at least 10 days. Salt draws out pigment and you will be left with undersirable results.

  • Chemicals found in makeup and cleansers may alter the color of the pigment and affect the healing process so it would be best to wash around it.

    No makeup on the tattoo for at least two weeks but everywhere else is fine. 

  • I book a 2-3 hour appointment, depending on procedure. The consultation will be the majority of this time. Numbing will be on for 20-25 min and the procedure itself for eyebrows is approx 30-45min, lip blush 1.5-2 hours and eyeliner 1 hour.

  • A strong topical anesthetic cream and gel with 5% Lidocain is used for numbing before and throughout the procedure for maximum comfort as pain tolerance will vary from person to person. Some say it feels like threading or dull scratching, while feel more sensitive. 

    If you require something stronger, you may ask your doctor for a prescription of 10% lidocain numbing cream (please make sure the consistency is cream-like NOT vaseline-like as the greasiness will alter my markings for your brow shape).

    You may bring 1-2 Extra strength Tylenol to take after our consultation for additional comfort if you have low pain tolerance.

  • The first appointment is about stucture, design, and building hairstrokes. The touchup is about seeing how the skin heals and retains pigment, as well as making any neccesary adjustments to achieve better symmetry, definition, or volume

    In most cases, only a minor touchup is neccesary to fill in any sparse areas for a very natural look and some do choose to skip the touch-up appointment to keep the look more natural.

    If you are opting for a fuller more defined look, then the touch-up is recommended to achieve desired results.

    Some may need a 3rd session to complete the process. Especially if you have little to no hair to begin with, have scar tissue, oily skin type, or we are trying to cover up an old tattoo.

    For lip blush it will vary from client to client whether a touch up session will be needed. Eyeliner generally may need a minor touch up incase any spots did not heal well the first time.

  • They fade over time and should be refreshed every 1-1. 5 years for maintenance. Fading is desired as your skin and facial structure will change as aging occurs. However this does not mean that your semi-permanent makeup will completely disappear. Depending on  your skin and health, overtime your semi-permanent makeup may leave a soft haze of residual pigment behind. It is recommended to refresh them before 2 years and no sooner than 1 year. If they have faded before a year, you may fill them in with makeup and wait after 1 year to come back for additional touchups to avoid too much trauma to your skin.

    These factors will cause your semi-permanent tattoo to fade faster:

    • Iron deficiency
    • Sun exposure
    • Exfoliants
  • I use iron oxide pigments. These pigments fade over time as your body will naturally absorb it. They are considered the safest semi-permanent pigments to use for skin. All the pigments are vegan and not tested on animals.

  • Within 6 months – $150

    6months – 1 year – $200

    1-2 years – $250

    After 2 years – $450 (full price)

  • BROW TATTOO AFTERCARE

    The results and longevity of your tattoo will depend greatly on how you take care of your brows during the healing process and beyond. Each client’s skin will respond differently, both in the length of time it takes to heal, and the number of sessions needed for your desired results and colour retention. This information acts as a guideline only, and we cannot guarantee your results.

    WHAT TO EXPECT:

    • Most clients require at least two sessions for ideal results. The 1st session is to build shape and gain symmetry; the 2nd session is to perfect the brows and add density. 
    • Adjustments and touch-ups can be made 6-8 weeks after your first visit. Due to high demand, please plan to book your touch-up appointment in advance.
    • The complete healing process takes about 6-8 weeks; however, the visible top layer of skin should heal after 2 weeks.
    • Immediately following the procedure, your brows may experience minimal discomfort on the treated area. Many clients describe a similar sensation as a sunburn, with redness and swelling. Symptoms will subside within 24-48 hours.
    • During the first 3-5 days, your brows will initially appear to be darker and more sharply defined than the final result. The hair strokes may blend and look wet/painted on. This is normal and will lighten after a few days when the skin sheds. Give your brows a few weeks and the hair strokes will become clearer.  
    • Minimal scabbing, flaking and dryness of the skin is normal after the first few days of the healing period. To avoid loss of brow hair stroke pigmentation, do not itch or remove scabs. They will naturally fall off on their own.
    • Results vary client to client. Not all brows heal clean and crisp. Hair strokes for oilier skin types tend to heal more solid and powdery, while drier skin types heal more crisp and defined. 

    CARE FOR YOUR NEW BROW TATTOO:

    • Day 1: Gently wipe/dab your brow tattoo with warm water and cotton swabs 4 hours after your appointment. Also clean your brows before you go to bed.
    • Day 2-4:Clean your brows 2-3 times a day. Apply a thin layer of the provided ointment. ONLY IF NECESSARY! Microblading heals best in dry skin types. We would like to mimic this as much as possible and add as little oil to the area as we can.
    • Day 5-14:2-3 times a day, pat your brows with a cotton pad with lukewarm water and use a grain of rice amount of the Aquaphor ointment.
    • If your brows feel very tight and dry you can reapply a LIGHT coat of moisturizer

    During the healing process, please avoid the following:

    • Application of any brow makeup for 2 weeks.
    • Scratching or removal of scabs, dry skin/flakiness.
    • Direct water on the brow tattoo and the use of cleansers, soaps and heavy creams. Wash around the areas using a cleaning cloth or oil-free makeup wipe.
    • Vaseline, Neosporin and polysporin
    • Activities that will cause sweating for 10 days.
    • Swimming pools, hot tubs or other bodies of water for 14 days.
    • UV exposure (including tanning booths).
    • Laser light therapy, as it can darken/lighten or distort the pigment.
    • Exfoliants, retinol acids or AHA’s on the area for 30 days after the appointment (causes premature fading).
    • Massages, facials or skin treatments.

    AFTER YOU’VE HEALED:

    • Brow tattoos normally last 1-3 years depending on lifestyle, skin type and aftercare.
    • Exposure to the sun and tanning beds can cause fading and discolouration of the pigment. Once completely healed, always apply sunscreen (50 SPF or greater) on brow area.
    • Avoid using chemical exfoliants on the brows, as it will cause fading.
    • Do not do laser your brow area (IPL). Some lasers may change the colour of the ink.
    • Additional brow makeup application may still be required post tattoo to achieve your desired look.

    Yearly touchups with MicroBeauty are recommended to maintain your results.

    LIP BLUSH AFTERCARE

    IF YOU GET COLD SORES YOU MUST GET A PRESCRIPTION FROM DOCTOR TO PREVENT BREAKOUT. Go to doctors office a minimum of 1 week prior to appointment. Having a cold sore breakout is very common with the trauma to the lips, the breakout will ruin the colour and push pigment out.

    DAY 1: Clean the lips gently every 1-2 hours with warm water and cotton swabs/pads

    DAY 2: Cleaning the lips every 2-3 hours 

    From DAY 3: Cleaning the lips every 2-3 hours. If there is extreme tension or dryness of the kips apply a VERY thin film of Ointment/Coconut oil. Always wash lips before applying a new layer of ointment.

    COMMON ERRORS DURING WOUND HEALING:

    Hygiene during and after pigmentation is crucial, because hygiene and care errors can have a significant effect on the result. External or mechanical influences on the wound during the healing phase can lead to colour loss or scarring. 

    Therefore, the following should be avoided:

    • Scratching
    • Peeling (directly or in the first few days after pigmentation)
    • Scrubbing at the pigmented site
    • Firm rubbing 
    • Constant softening of the face skin with wet compresses
    • Excessive washing 
    • Swimming 
    • Use of incorrect care products (wound cannot close)

Lashes

  • Please come to your appointment on time and with absolutely no makeup on your eyes. Preferably if you can be 24 hours with no makeup to ensure the lashes are as clean as possible will be optimal to your Lash Lift Results.

  • You MUST wait 24 hours after your appointment before getting your lashes wet or applying any makeup. It is even recommended to be very careful of the rain in that 24 hour period.

  • Yumi Lash Lift is a fantastic option for those who have lashes that grow straight. This service acts similar in what an eyelash curler does, curling the lashes upwards from the base. Whether your lashes are short or long it will open the eyes and give them a beautiful lift. The length of your own lashes will vary the amount of lift.

  • The Yumi Lash Lift will last 8-12 weeks, depending on your own lash cycle.

  • Yes the top lashes will be tinted.

  • It is recommended to wait a minimum of 4 weeks in between lifts to ensure we keep your lashes healthy and strong.

  • YES! The lash lift compliments amazing with lash growth serums. Be sure to let us know at the beginning of your appointment if you have been using a lash serum. 

  • Not at all. Any treatment to the eyes is slightly uncomfortable but nothing with the Yumi Lash Lift is painful in any way.

  • It is recommended to remove your contact lenses prior to arrival of your appointment.