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What is the difference between Microblading & Ombre eye brows?

This diagram shows the difference between Microblading, Ombre and a combination of the two techniques.
Natural, shading or both - which style is best for you? This diagram shows the difference between Microblading, Ombre and a combination of the two techniques.

Your ultimate brow tattooing choice always comes down to personal style, skin type & skin colouring. It's not about which tattooing technique is better. It's just about which is the better choice for you.


Microblading / Featherstroke

A very natural looking Brow, where hair-like impressions are created using a handheld tool. This implants pigment strokes under the skin replacing individual hairs.

This technique does not have longevity, especially in oily/combination skin, and can require more frequent touch-ups than other Brow Tattooing treatments. Touch-ups can be expected every 8-12 months - to give you a colour & stroke boost.

3D/Hybrid/Combination Brow

This Brow is a combination of Microblading & a powder fill. More defined than Microblading due to the light powder shading over the hair stokes, but less solid and dramatic than the Ombré Shading technique. However, this is still a very natural looking Brow.

Ombré Shading

This technique is more of a traditional tattooing method but with a twist. It involves the application of thousands of tiny dots of pigment inserted into the skin which gradually builds up colour & defines the shape.

Shading appears lighter & softer at the bulb of the brow, graduating darker towards the tail. This technique is suitable for all skin types, but especially oily/combination skin.

Colour Refresh appointments can be anywhere between 3-12 years depending on various physical & environmental factors.

This brow is fuller & defined, but can also be medium to soft in colour depending on the look you like. It is not to be confused with the old fashioned block style tattooing. The result is still natural looking with a soft non-solid appearance. If you fill in your brows regularly with pencil or shadow, then this is the method for you, without all that effort each morning!

Powder Brow

The Ultimate Brow definition. Colour is tattooed evenly over the entire brow with the same technique as the Ombre Shadow but resulting in a stronger, more dense Brow.

Take all the guesswork out of this decision and book in for my highly recommended, complimentary brow tattoo consultation - to help you decide which technique suits you.

If you have any questions or wish to make an appointment - please call Fiona on 0416 276 344.

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