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It is highly recommended that you follow Posh Beauty Artistry’s Pre & Post Care instructions to ensure the best possible results and longevity of your cosmetic tattoo. This information acts as a guideline only. We cannot guarantee results. Each client’s skin responds differently both in how long it takes to heal, and the number of sessions needed for color retention and desired results. It is important that you take good care of your brows while healing and beyond.

Before my Eyebrow Appointment

Pre-care instructions MUST BE STRICTLY FOLLOWED to limit bleeding and skin sensitivities during the service. Excessive bleeding and sensitivity during the procedure will dilute and expel the pigment color and lead to poor results.

  • Do not work out on the day of the procedure.

  • Do not drink alcohol 24 hours prior to your procedure.

  • Do not consume coffee or other caffeine products 24 hours prior.

  • Do not tan two weeks prior to the service, or have a sunburned face.

  • Do not tweeze, thread, wax, tint, or perform electrolysis 1 week prior to the procedure.

  • Please note that you will be more sensitive during your menstrual cycle.

  • The skin must be free of all irritations including blemishes, eczema, and psoriasis.

  • Must be off Accutane medication for six months prior to getting a Cosmetic Tattoo.

  • Do not have Botox or fillers 3 weeks prior to the procedure. Please inform us of any current injections.

  • Stop taking Fish Oil, Vitamin C, one week prior to your appointment as they thin the blood and prevent the pigment from implanting correctly, meaning your tattoo may heal patchy.

  • Discontinue the use of any anti-aging, skin brightening or anti-acne skincare products. Particularly those that contain Alpha Hydroxy (AHA), Vitamin A, Retinol. Ideally, do not use these products for 30 days prior to your appointment, and yes, even if you do not use it near the area to be treated it does spread under your skin and your cosmetic tattoo will heal patchy. Once your tattoo has healed under the skin surface (approximately 6 weeks following your final session) you may resume your usual skin care routine.

  • Do not schedule any facials, microdermabrasion, microneedling, peels or laser treatments for at least 4 weeks prior to your appointment.

  • Please avoid any type of blood thinning medication for a minimum of 72 hours prior to your procedure unless it is unsafe to do so for your health. Please ask your doctor before stopping these types of medications. Such as: Ibuprofen, Aspirin, or Advil as well as prenatal vitamins, and  Vitamin E. Tylenol is recommended if you have a low pain tolerance.

Eyebrows After Care


All permanent makeup procedures consist of a comprehensive process to achieve long lasting, low maintenance and optimal results. There are NO guarantees that can be made because healed results vary for each individual! We all have different skin types and conditions. Please be aware that the color intensity will be considerably darker and sharper than you may expect, but don’t panic as this is completely normal. Your brows will soften in appearance by 30-50%. Over the following ten days the brows will begin to fade and may take up to 6-8 weeks for the true color to come through. Do not be alarmed if the color seems to disappear during the healing process, this is due to layers of skin forming and is only temporary.


*Always Wash hands before touching brows*


Day 1: The treated area may experience minimal swelling, redness, flaking, dryness and itchiness  between 1 to 10 days after the treatment, which are all common and will only last a short period of time.

On the day of the procedure cleanse brows every two hours as needed as you get home - until bedtime. Before Bedtime Wash + Dry (Paper Towel) + Do not apply ointment (until next day)

Day 2-7: Wash Brows: After thoroughly washing your hands, gently cleanse your eyebrows morning and night with lukewarm water and the provided cleanser. With a very light touch, use a wet Q-tip, put 2 drops of soap onto Q-tip. Swipe brows 3 times to gently cleanse the eyebrows and rinse with lukewarm water in a cupping motion ensuring that all soap is rinsed away. Pat completely dry with a clean paper towel. After your brows have dried, apply a thin layer of the provided ointment on each brow with clean fingertips.  This is to add moisture, brows should not appear too greasy, if they do, you used too much. Do not use aggressive movements on the skin, be gentle. NEVER put the ointment on a wet or damp tattoo.

Apply Ointment: Starting the day of procedure until flaking is completed. Apply ointment after cleaning brows, to help protect and promote good healing results. Use ointment when brows feel dry, tight, or itchy. When applying ointment on the brows do not glob it on, use a rice size amount and do so 2 to 3 times a day. 

(Day 7 – 28)

Repeat day 2-7 as needed. You can begin getting brows wet. Applying sunscreen, makeup, moisturizers on brows once flaking is completed.


  • Keep area dry for 24hrs

  • Use a fresh pillowcase

  • Apply thin layer of ointment 3 times/ day

  • Avoid hot, sweaty exercise for 10days

  • Avoid direct sun exposure or tanning for 3-4 weeks after the procedure.

  • Sleep on your back and avoid sleeping your face for 10 days


  • Schedule eyebrow hair removal for 2 weeks

  • Workout for 48hours after the procedure

  • Sunbath or tan for 4 weeks after procedure

  • Wear heavy makeup of any kind for at least 2 weeks after the procedure.

  • Rub, pick, or scratch the area when it starts to flake. Leave it

  • Use any ointments (apart from the one provided), creams, vitamins on area

  • No sauna, swimming, beach, hot tubs until scabs are completely GONE!

  • Schedule facials, Botox, chemical treatments, or microdermabrasion for 4 weeks

  • No chemical peels, Botox, dermabrasion, or any other strong treatments for 4 weeks after procedure

  • Use creams containing acids such as; glycolic, lactic, salicylic, alpha hydroxy aka AHA, beta hydroxy aka BHA or ingredients that lightens and exfoliates the skin during the 40 days healing


Following the proper post-care is necessary to achieve the best results. When scheduling an appointment for a cosmetic tattoo keep in mind the healing time of the procedure will depend on your body’s regeneration, age, immune system, and lifestyle.                                


 Long Term Care

You’ll find that your cosmetic tattoo will last between 1-3 years depending on your skin type, health condition and lifestyle after your touch up session.

  • Future touch-up appointments are required to maintain their shape and depth of color. If you do not maintain it, the color will lighten over time. Fading greatly depends on your skin type, lifestyle, sun exposure, pigment color used, broken capillaries, and iron deficiency. We suggest that if you want to maintain your brows so that they always look their best, plan on scheduling a touch up once a year for best results.

  • Use a good sunscreen on the brows if you plan to be in the sun for a prolonged period of time. Using a quality sunscreen daily will help prolong the health of your skin! UV light quickly fades tattoo ink and so a daily use of sunscreen will help it stay looking fresher, longer.

  • If you are planning a chemical peel, laser procedure or MRI scan, inform the technician of your cosmetic tattoo.

  • The use of Retin-A/Tretinoin, hydroquinone, or any other rapid skin exfoliation used regularly on any area surrounding the brow area will cause your cosmetic tattoo to fade prematurely.

  • The use of chemical peels, acid peels, lightening or any brightening products that targets hyper-pigmentation used regularly on the forehead region can cause permanent eyebrows to fade prematurely.

  • The use of exfoliating cleansers, scrubs, cleansers with acne fighting ingredients or “acid” in the name will cause rapid exfoliation of the skin containing the pigment and will increase odds of premature fading.


If during the healing process you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to email us or call us at 571-336-7571.


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