Today’s women can consider themselves lucky — they have access to a wide range of beauty services to make themselves feel more confident. If you’ve ever wanted an #iwokeuplikethis look, you’re in luck. This dream is easily achievable with one of these latest inventions — semi-permanent makeup. However, if you’re late to the semi-permanent makeup trend, don’t fret. There’s more to it than just lash lifts. Here’s all you need to know about one of the most popular semi-permanent forms of makeup out there: eyebrow embroidery.
What is eyebrow embroidery?
Eyebrow embroidery is a form of semi-permanent makeup. It uses pigment to darken the skin under your eyebrows. This technique helps fill in the sparse areas of your eyebrows, thereby making them look fuller and thicker. Your brows help frame your face, and well-defined brows will make you look younger, too!
Who is eyebrow embroidery suitable for?
Eyebrow embroidery is suitable for anyone looking to define and enhance their eyebrows.
How does eyebrow embroidery work?
Before anything, your eyebrow artist will discuss what your preferred shape would be, as well as recommend shapes based on your face and facial features. Afterwards, the outline will be drawn out with an eyebrow pencil, making adjustments along the way if needed. Numbing cream will then be applied to the area. When that is done, it is time to begin the process. A needle-like blade will be used to make small cuts in the topmost layer of the skin, where the pigment will be applied. The strokes will mimic the natural growth of real hair, making it as realistic as possible. The process can take up to 2 hours.
Is eyebrow embroidery painful?
Eyebrow embroidery is not painful, but may cause slight discomfort when the incisions are made in the skin.
How long does eyebrow embroidery last?
Eyebrow embroidery can last up to 3 years, with touch-ups in between.
Where can I get eyebrow embroidery done?
While eyebrow embroidery is a relatively safe procedure, you don’t want to go just anywhere for it. For one, the blades need to be sanitised properly, or you’d be at risk of infection. In a time like this, you’d definitely want to fork out a little for to guarantee your safety. Also, the eyebrow artist should be a certified and experienced one — you certainly wouldn’t want to go 3 years with the wrong eyebrow colour!
Beauty Recipe Aesthetics
As one of the pioneers in the semi-permanent makeup scene in Singapore, the 3D Eyebrow Embroidery ($288) at Beauty Recipe Aesthetics gets a yes from us. Plus, their therapists and trainers are always updated with the latest eyebrow trends in Korea, so there’s definitely no outdated styles here. They even have training courses for those looking to get versed in the semi-permanent makeup scene, so you can be sure that they know what they are doing!
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Skosk Beautique, located in NUS UTown, is a one-stop hub for all things beauty. Founded by Khim Ong in 2014, they boast an extensive selection of services from nails, facials and eyelash extensions, all under one roof, at an extremely affordable price point. At $280, the Semi-permanent Eyebrow Embroidery is one of the most affordable out there, but make no mistake — they don’t compromise on quality here. With a wealth of experience, Khim and her team will make sure you walk away happy and feeling like a million bucks!
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Lee Na Young Aesthetic & Academy – Club Street
Where better to get this service than at a its roots — a Korean salon? Lee Na Young Aesthetics & Academy is the first in Singapore to provide Korean beauticians and beauty consultations. Following the latest trends in beauty care and treatments, its experienced and well-trained professionals strive to deliver hygienic, quality, and prompt service using only the best equipment and well-renowned products. The Korean Style 3D Eyebrow Embroidery By Korean Aesthetician (2 Sessions) ($999) may be a little pricey, but the results are guaranteed to be fabulous.
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