GEM Beauty by Lacey Michael

What is Microshading?

Microshading is actually the original method of tattooing eyebrows.u00a0 It was the way permanent makeup eyebrows were created before the development of permanent makeup machines and before microblading.u00a0u00a0 However, several decades ago, before techniques, tools, pigments and methodologies evolved, not to mention a solid understanding of the skin, the look tended to be harsh and often too dark (think Marlene Dietrich!).u00a0 Thankfully micro shading has advanced significantly since the early days of permanent makeupu00a0 offering a gentle manual alternative to microblading.

Creating the perfect eyebrows requires an artist to be trained and skilled in a variety of permanent makeup eyebrow techniques.u00a0 Cosmetic tattoo of the brows is not a one-size-fits-all business though many clients have come to believe that microblading is the only eyebrow cosmetic tattoo technique.

In fact, for many clients a different look is preferable, not just because of the skin dictating the client’s candidacy but because many other factors must be considered in choosing the correct technique.u00a0 For example,u00a0 some clients may require a correction or update of previous work.u00a0 Other clients have penciled their brows for years and prefer the appearance of a soft penciled eyebrow.u00a0 Yet others want more longevity out of their eyebrow permanent makeup than is possible with microblading.

microshading

Microshading is actually the original method of tattooing eyebrows.u00a0 It was the way permanent makeup eyebrows were created before the development of permanent makeup machines and before microblading.u00a0u00a0 However, several decades ago, before techniques, tools, pigments and methodologies evolved, not to mention a solid understanding of the skin, the look tended to be harsh and often too dark (think Marlene Dietrich!).u00a0 Thankfully micro shading has advanced significantly since the early days of permanent makeupu00a0 offering a gentle manual alternative to microblading.

Creating the perfect eyebrows requires an artist to be trained and skilled in a variety of permanent makeup eyebrow techniques.u00a0 Cosmetic tattoo of the brows is not a one-size-fits-all business though many clients have come to believe that microblading is the only eyebrow cosmetic tattoo technique.

In fact, for many clients a different look is preferable, not just because of the skin dictating the client’s candidacy but because many other factors must be considered in choosing the correct technique.u00a0 For example,u00a0 some clients may require a correction or update of previous work.u00a0 Other clients have penciled their brows for years and prefer the appearance of a soft penciled eyebrow.u00a0 Yet others want more longevity out of their eyebrow permanent makeup than is possible with microblading.

To determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure, please read list of contraindications . You should inform us if any of the contraindications apply to you prior to booking your appointment. Doctor’s clearance might be necessary for certain health conditions. Based on contraindications, we may unable to perform the procedure at the time of your appointment.