My micro-blading experience at ASPARA bronzing & beauty + Discount code.
Unless you've been living under a rock these past few years you'll know micro-blading has taken the beauty world by storm. Everyone from Madonna to Lena Dunham and everyone in-between is rushing off to have their brows filled in, plumped up and re-shaped. Including yours truly!
Micro-blading is a semi-permanent cosmetic tattooing treatment that fills in sparse eyebrows. The technique uses a hand held tool with needles to apply pigments that simulate additional hairs. The color fades over time, and yearly touch-ups are recommended to maintain optimal results.
For years i've hated on my brows and cursed the 90's for all the over plucking that happened. Fast forward to the 00's and I had a steady relationship with my eye brow pencil to help me look more Brooke Shields and less Ronald McDonald. I thought about micro-blading for years and then took the plunge with the expert guidance and artistry from the beautiful Bec from Aspara bronzing & beauty.
Bec walked me through the entire procedure and after care process, which is just as important as the feathering itself. We worked and decided on the shape together, i loved that it was a collaborative event. Bec wants each client to be as involved as they would like in achieving their desired look.
After the numbing cream was applied and shape decided on the feathering only took around 30 mins to complete. There's no pain, just a little strange numb feeling as Bec works her magic. The left over pigment is applied and after a few mins of allowing that to settle into your brows they are complete.
Warning: you will not stop looking at yourself in the mirror for at least 48 hours after your micro-blading experience. Kidding, well actually only kinda kidding. I was so in love with my new brows and amazed how they transformed my entire face i was in front of the mirror loving on myself all damn day!
Looking after your fresh brows while they heal is such and important step in assuring the longevity and consistency of your new brows. As Bec put it "if you're not going to follow the after care routine, you might as well of not come today." Bec gives you an after care kit to take home with step by step instructions for the next 5-7 days. It's not complicated. But necessary.
Around six weeks later you go back for your second visit to see how you've healed and if there's any touch ups needed. I'm my case an little extra feathering was needed on the inside of my brows. Again i followed my after care routine and my brows are to say the least, perfect.
I love, love, love my brows. (That's me on the left.)
My only regret is that i didn't do this years ago! I'm so happy i have found Bec to take care of my brows and a beautiful haven in Aspara. Such a calming, tranquil space to enjoy being in Bec's talented hands. If you're a Sydney resident, you must pay her a visit.
Since my time at Aspara, Bec has had an amazing feature in Cosmopolitan Bride Magazine and to celebrate is offering 10% off any treatment at Aspara for all Modern Mother readers. Did i mention Aspara also does Lash extentions and a killer custom spray tan.
Simply use the code MM10 when you book your desired treatment.
Make sure you check out Bec's MM Q&A profile too.