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How long does it take?

Each appointment lasts approximately 2 hours, even though the procedure itself is approximately 60 minutes. Emphasis is placed on discussing expectations, design, and modifying the brow design. The procedure isn’t started until the design is agreed upon and an outline is drawn on the brows for final approval.


Does it hurt?

This soft feather stroke etched in skin to resemble brow hairs is done with topical numbing agent to insure the best experience with little to no pain. There are up to two different numbing agents that are repeatedly applied during the procedure to make sure the client experiences as little discomfort as possible. Discomfort will vary from person to person

Who is the ideal client for permanent makeup?

The ideal permanent eyebrow candidate is a non-smoker, healthy skin and can lie face up for one hour. Nicky specialices in treating cancer or oncology patients.




Permanent Makeup FAQ






How long does it take to see the results?

Hairstrokes are immediately visible in brow line. The results are immediate and fabulous!

What is the healing process like?

The healing process is easy as NO touching, NO pampering, NO dressing. The downtime after the procedure is minimal. Never ever touch treated area without thoroughly washing hands to avoid infection.

How long does it last? Is it permanent?

The color will fade overtime, but can last up to two years, depending on aftercare, skin type, lifestyle and preference.




Do I need to come back regularly for touch ups?

Touch ups (additional pigment) are available as a refinement after 4 – 6 weeks, once the initial application is healed.


Does the color or pigment ever change?

After about 6 weeks, the true color/pigment will apparent. A ghosting phase will appear approximately 4 weeks after the procedure where pigment will seem lighter. The pigment is the darkest right after the procedure and will lighten over time.

What kind of training does Nicky have?

Nicky trained at IZA AESTHETICS INTERNATIONAL, LLC in Phoenix, AZ, in April 2013. At the end of the 70+ long hours long of intense training, she earned her certificate of completion. A certificate of completion in Safety, Sanitation & Blood-borne Pathogens course was also earned in tandem, to compliment the very meticulous perfection-based service of permanent makeup. Nicky is also certified in Medical Tattoing for the Areola-Nipple Complex Simulation, Areola Scar Camouflage, Areola Size or Color Adjustment.  




Can I my eyebrows be waxed or tinted prior to microblading?

If you intend to have your eyebrows waxed or tinted before microblade service please do so one week prior to microblade service as waxing could cause temporary inflammation therefore distorting skin and tinting can interfere with color choosing of pigment used in microblade service.

For which clients is Permanent Makeup NOT recommended?

Pregnant or nursing
Chemotherapy (consult your doctor)
Viral infections and/or diseases
Pacemaker or major heart problems
Organ transplant
Skin irritations or Psoriasis near the treated area (rashes, sunburn, acne, etc.)
Sick (cold, flu, etc. )
Botox in the past two weeks
Accutane in the past year

What can Hair Stroke Brows can help with?
  • Patchy, sparse, or short brows: To mask the effects of over-plucking and styling

  • Alopecia and hair loss: We can create an entirely new, authentic-looking brow

  • Ageing brows: To revitalise brows losing their color and fullness

  • Light and thin brows: Enhance your natural coloring and make the brow more visible

  • Asymmetrical brows: Make the most of your features by framing them with a symmetrical brow

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