Microblading Pre and Post Care


Proper pre- and post-care is an essential part of optimal healing. To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, please follow our recommended care agenda.

4 Weeks Before Procedure
NO: Laser treatments, Antibiotics, Anti-aging products, Anti-acne products, Surgery of any kind, Tanning
For eyeliner appointments only: NO Eyelash serums and NO Eyelash extensions – everything must be removed before service.
Discontinue Retin-A (and avoid on eyebrow area after procedure).
Avoid Chemical Peels, Microdermabrasion or Facials for 4-weeks prior procedure.
Botox and Dermal Fillers on the forehead, temple, and eye area should be avoided 1 month prior to procedure for those who do not regularly receive injectables.

2 Weeks Before Procedure
No waxing of treatment areas less than two weeks prior to procedure.
No brow waxing, tinting, or threading one week prior (the more natural hair growth you have, the better!
No spray tanning.
Refrain from use of any Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) products close to the eyebrow area 2 weeks prior (and avoid on eyebrow area after procedure).
Avoid sun and tanning prior to procedure.

2 Days (48 hours) Before Procedure
NO alcohol or caffeine 48 hours before procedure (Yes, there is caffeine in decaf coffee and tea!).
NO fish oil, prenatal vitamins, nutritional shakes (Shakeology, etc.), “hair, skin, nail” supplements 48 hours prior to procedure.
NO aspirin, niacin, vitamin E or ibuprofen 48 hours before procedure.

24 Hours Before Procedure
Do not work out 24 hours before procedure.
No smoking or drinking alcohol 24 hours before procedure.

If you have any of the following conditions or circumstances apply, please contact us BEFORE scheduling to ensure you are still a candidate.

  • Pregnant or nursing
  • Diabetic
  • Currently suffering from a viral infections
  • Epilepsy
  • Pacemaker installed or heart problems
  • Recipient of an organ transplant
  • Tendency towards keloids or scarring
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Skin irritations or psoriasis near the treated area (rashes, sunburn, acne, etc.)
  • Currently ill with cold, flu, etc.
  • Received Botox injections within the past 2 months
  • Used Accutane within the past year
  • Allergic to anesthetic (Lidocaine)
  • Extremely oily or sensitive skin

We have the right to deny service to clients who have the conditions listed above.


Days 1 – 3

Apply Vaseline or Aquaphor to keep brows moist. Use Q-tip to dab on a light layer.

Days 1 -5

NO water, sweat, sauna, Jacuzzi.  Wash hair with back to shower.

Day 1-7

NO skin care products or make-up on brows

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If you are looking for microblading, facials, or medical aesthetics services, we are conveniently located in downtown Wakefield Massachusetts. Call us at 781-261-0611 or fill out our online booking or inquiry form and we’ll contact you.

Why Choose Us

Shine offers an exceptional experience of mind-body wellness in a relaxed setting of casual elegance and unsurpassed personal service, where every moment is yours to savor. We provide the latest innovations in facial and body treatments, medical aesthetics, wellness and beauty.

  • Fully approved FDA treatments
  • All treatments performed by experienced, licensed providers
  • Private concierge service
  • First-time client discounts
  • Free initial consultation
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