NEW! Pro Silk Pencil

The Pro Pencil is here....and it's going to change the way you work!  In July, I launched the Skinny Pencil for artists who were tired of sharpening their pencils and were looking for an alternative to surgical markers, endless sharpening, and thick wax pencils. The Skinny Pencil was such a huge success due to its ease of use, extremely slim lead, and amazing true brown color. It's even perfect for clients to take home and incorporate into their personal makeup collection! Now we're introducing The Pro Silk Pencil - the BEST pencil for professionals who are looking to draw perfect hair-like strokes during the pre-draw process. Here are a few ways the Pro Silk Pencil will change your microblading game: Precise planning: Visualizing your work is...

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What Is Microblading, Actually?

Although microblading is one of the hottest beauty trends of today, it has really only become mainstream in the last few years. We've noticed various celebrities like Bella Thorne and Mandy Moore talking about their experiences with microblading, and really bringing it to the forefront of the beauty and media industries. While people have been using permanent makeup and cosmetic tattooing to enhance their appearance for decades, any new beauty trend is bound to bring up questions. So since microblading is such a new topic of discussion, many clients still have TONS of questions about the process.  We've heard it referred to as microblading, microfeathering and micropigmentation, but these words are not as interchangeable as one might think. So in today's post we want to address...

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What is 'Blade and Shade'?

For many artists, the concept of "shading" during a microblading procedure is very new, and brings up a lot of questions. What are the benefits?  How is it done?  What colors are used? Let's start with the basics. What IS shading exactly? Also known as '"ombré," shading is a technique done using a special tool that adds depth and definition to the brows for a more natural look. When it comes to shading, your creation really depends on the look that your client is going for, as well as how much or how little existing hair the client has.  Do they wear a lot of makeup?  Are they missing a lot of their natural eyebrows?  If the answer is “yes”...

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