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Everything You Need to Know About Cosmetic Eyebrow Tattooing

by | Nov 15, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About Cosmetic Eyebrow Tattooing

Are you tired of spending precious minutes every day trying to achieve the perfect eyebrow look? Do you long for defined, fuller brows that require minimal maintenance? 

Cosmetic eyebrow tattooing, also known as microblading or permanent makeup, might be the solution you’ve been searching for. 

What Is Cosmetic Eyebrow Tattooing?

Cosmetic eyebrow tattooing is a semi-permanent makeup technique that involves the application of pigment to the skin’s surface to create natural-looking eyebrows. It’s ideal for individuals who want to enhance the shape, thickness, or definition of their brows or those dealing with hair loss conditions. This procedure offers long-lasting results, typically ranging from one to two years or even more, depending on the technique and your skin type.

Different Techniques

There are various techniques available in the world of cosmetic eyebrow tattooing. Here are some of the most common ones:

  • Microblading: This technique involves using a manual tool to create fine, hair-like strokes that mimic natural eyebrow hair. It’s perfect for achieving a realistic and natural look.
  • Powder Brows: Powder brows give your eyebrows a soft, powdered finish similar to the appearance of eyebrow makeup. They are a great option for those seeking a more filled-in look.
  • Ombre Brows: Ombre brows create a gradient effect where the color transitions from light to dark, offering a soft and natural appearance.


There are several compelling reasons to consider cosmetic eyebrow tattooing:

  • Time-Saving: Say goodbye to daily eyebrow makeup routines and enjoy more free time in the morning.
  • Confidence Boost: Well-defined, symmetrical eyebrows can enhance your overall appearance and boost your confidence.
  • Long-Lasting Results: With proper care, your tattooed eyebrows can last for an extended period, reducing the need for frequent touch-ups.

Does It Hurt?

One common question is whether it hurts. The level of discomfort experienced during the procedure can vary from person to person and depends on factors such as pain tolerance and the chosen technique. 

However, most individuals report feeling only mild discomfort or a slight scratching sensation during the process. Here at Simply Laser we use anesthetic creams before and throughout the procedure to minimize any discomfort.

While some clients may experience temporary redness or mild swelling afterward, it typically subsides within a few hours to a day. So, while there may be some discomfort involved, it’s usually quite manageable, and the beautiful, long-lasting results are often considered well worth it by those who choose cosmetic eyebrow tattooing.


The Procedure and What to Expect

When you visit our Brisbane clinic for cosmetic eyebrow tattooing, you’ll go through the following steps:

  • Consultation: We will discuss your desired eyebrow shape, color, and style.
  • Numbing: A topical numbing cream is applied to minimize any discomfort during the procedure.
  • Tattooing: One of our technicians will use the chosen technique to apply pigment to your eyebrows, meticulously crafting the desired look.
  • Aftercare: You’ll receive instructions on how to care for your freshly tattooed brows, including avoiding certain activities and products.

Potential Risks and Considerations

While cosmetic eyebrow tattooing is generally safe, it’s important to be aware of potential risks:

  • Allergic Reactions: Some individuals may be allergic to the tattoo ink or numbing agents.
  • Infections: Proper hygiene during and after the procedure is crucial to prevent infections.
  • Fading: Over time, the tattooed color may fade, requiring touch-up sessions to maintain the desired look.



We believe cosmetic eyebrow tattooing can be a game-changer for those looking to simplify their beauty routine and achieve the eyebrows they’ve always wanted. 

By understanding the different techniques, benefits, and what to expect during the procedure, we can help you make an informed decision about whether this treatment is right for you. 


For any questions regarding this treatment please Contact Us or Make a Booking


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