Nano brows, also known as nano needling, is a semi-permanent makeup procedure that uses a specialized tool to create fine, hair-like strokes on the brow area. This technique gives a natural, fuller look to the eyebrows. However, like any other cosmetic procedure, it requires a certain recovery period. Here's a complete timeline for nano brows recovery:
Immediately after the procedure, your brows may appear darker and more defined than expected. This is normal as the pigment is still fresh. There might be slight redness and swelling, but these should subside within a few hours.
During this period, your brows will start to heal. The color will begin to fade, and you may notice some flaking or peeling. This is a natural part of the healing process, so avoid picking or scratching the area.
The pigment color will continue to lighten, and your brows may look patchy. This is due to the skin's natural exfoliation process.
By this time, your brows should be fully healed. The color will have settled into a more natural shade, and any patchiness should be gone.
This is the optimal time for a touch-up appointment. The touch-up will fill in any areas where the pigment did not take or has faded too much.
Remember, everyone's skin heals differently, so this timeline may vary slightly from person to person. It's important to follow the aftercare instructions provided by your technician to ensure the best results. Also, avoid exposing your brows to direct sunlight, harsh skincare products, or makeup during the healing process.
In terms of skincare, it's crucial to keep the area moisturized but not overly so. A light, fragrance-free moisturizer or a specialized aftercare product recommended by your technician would be ideal.
Remember, the success of the procedure largely depends on how well you take care of your brows post-procedure. So, follow the aftercare instructions diligently and enjoy your new, fuller-looking brows!