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CONTRAINDICATIONS TO
Microblading and Microshading



 

Some people are not ideal candidates for Microbading or Microshading. If you have one or more of the indications below, you may not be eligible for the treatment. Please get in touch with us and we would be happy to answer any of your questions.

     

 

You may not be eligible for Microblading or Microshading if you:

  • Are under 18 years of age

  • Are pregnant or nursing

  • Are taking blood thinning medicines (e.g. aspirin, heparin, warfarin etc).   *Consult with physician prior to booking; Approval is required

  • Have transmittable blood conditions like HIV or Hepatitis

  • Have glaucoma.

  • Have sensitivity or allergy to Topical Anesthetics  **Procedure can be performed with the exclusion of anaesthetic

  • Have an Autoimmune Disease

  • You are currently undergoing medical treatment for cancer (Radiation or Chemotherapy or other).  You must be in complete remission. **Consult with physician prior to booking; ONCOLOGIST approval/clearance required.

  • Have active skin cancer in the area to be tattooed

  • Have blood clotting abnormalities – Consult with physician prior to booking; approval is required

  • Are prone to Keloid Scarring 

  • Currently have skin disease or disorder – must be cleared of infection prior to procedure.  **Consult physician

  • Have Psoriasis, Eczema or Rosacea – in brow or forehead area. *skin must be clear in these areas

  • Currently have acne in brow & forehead region must be clear of breakouts. If taking prescribed topical or oral acne medication, consult with physician prior to booking.

  • Have a sunburn in the brow area – Wait 2 weeks after occurrence.

  • Have hemophilia

  • Have a pacemaker or major heart problems

  • Have healing disorders, uncontrolled high blood pressure or had mitral valve Disorder

  • Are currently on any skin medication such as Accutane, steroids, or any other prescription acne medications which thin the skin, making it very sensitive. *MUST BE OFF THESE FOR A YEAR

  • Currently using Retinoids (prescribed by a physician) *MUST BE OFF THESE FOR 4 MONTHS

  • Are currently using OTC Retinols /or Vitamin A. *DISCONTINUE USE  OF EACH 1 MONTH PRIOR TO SERVICE

  • Are currently taking prescribed Thyroid medication.  Pigment may fade faster and/or heal to an undesirable colour 

  • Have very oily skin (Microshading/Powder Brows are recommended) can result in requiring touchups more often

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