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To Freckle or Not to Freckle?

Freckles are a beatufiful thing! I had a lot of freckles when I was a kid, but they’ve faded quite a bit over the years, and as much as I’d like to have them back, it’s not permanent makeup choice I would ever do or recommend. You may have noticed a new trend in cosmetic […]

Unwanted Ink? Consider Non-Laser Tattoo Lightening

Tattooed eyebrows are not a new thing; therefore, I sometimes have people come to me who want microblading done but they have old eyebrow ink that is too dark to microblade over. There are options for those with existing eyebrow ink to have a fresh, updated set of eyebrows, and lightening the pigment without the […]

How Long Will My 3D Microbladed Eyebrows Last?

It’s an interesting topic. I very often meet clients who are sick of filling in their eyebrows, yet at the same time are worried about them lasting too long. There is a lot of information online regarding this question, but here are the main things to keep in mind if you are thinking about 3D […]

Does Microblading Hurt?

One of the most common questions I am asked is if having your eyebrows tattooed hurts. While many artists have different methods for this service, I always numb the area prior to doing anything. While numbing is part of my regular routine, here are some things you should be aware of if you have a […]

A Trichotillomanic’s Story

3D Brows and Wellness has been open for almost two months now, and I cannot even put into words the gratification I feel every day for what I am able to do for other people. I have had Trichotillomania since I was 11, wondering through life without purpose, but not necessarily feeling lost. I always […]

Doesn’t It Hurt?

I have heard this question a lot throughout the last couple years, primarily in regards to the fact that I suffer from a disorder that causes me to pull out my eyebrows and eyelashes – Trichotillomania. To clear up any confusion, no – when you have Trich it does not hurt to pull out your […]

Body Art vs. Cosmetic Tattooing – What’s the Difference?

When it comes to microblading, it is important to understand the difference between a body art tattoo and permanent cosmetic makeup. Body art is performed using ink, a man-made solution containing carbon and sulfur; whereas permanent cosmetics are achieved by using a mineral based pigment which contains iron oxide that already exists in the body. […]

Eyebrow Consultation Equals Happy Results

When making the decision to get 3D eyebrows, it is important to have a consultation with your technician before going through with the actual procedure. The consultation does three very important things: Allows you to get a feel for your technician Allows the technician to understand the client’s “why” for wanting microblading Determines if the […]

Why I Won’t Do New Year’s Resolutions

For many years, I made the exact same New Year’s Resolution: “I will not pull out my eyebrows and eyelashes this year.” Unfortunately, I usually broke that resolution around the 2 nd  or 3 rd  day of the year. Not following through on this resolution only led to feelings of failure and shame, but I kept making […]

Microblading is Regulated in the State of Wisconsin

There are a lot of people who offer microblading; unfortunately, not everyone who provides the service follows state regulations. It is important for you to do your homework and make sure you are going to someone who is not only compliant, but puts your safety first. If someone is offering you a really good deal […]