1982 Eastwood Road
Wilmington , NC , 28403
(910) 350-0444

Semi Permanent & Permanent Makeup

wilmington med spa permanent makeup
mollie lewis

Hi! I’m Mollie Lewis, and I have been in the Medical esthetics industry for the past 13 years. The first 10 years of my career, I worked directly with a double board certified Dermatologist and Cosmetic Surgeon, not only as an Esthetician but also as a Medical Assistant. I have had 10 years experience with paramedical tattooing and color matching in Vitiligo patients. I was officially trained and certified in San Antonio at Terry Lively Permanent Cosmetics in Microblading Softap and machine for semi and/or permanent makeup. I am now happy to be able to provide a service to clients that allows them to now have beautiful, NATURAL looking brows. Make sure you check out my before and after photos. ENJOY!

Microblading, also first known as eyebrow embroidery, is a semi-permanent makeup procedure that allows you to dramatically correct or fully reconstruct lost eyebrow. It was first introduced in Asia. Eyebrow Microblading is performed by manually depositing pigment in the basal layer of the epidermis by a special pen. It does not involve the use of a machine. Unlike permanent makeup brow treatments, Microblading techniques involve drawing individual, crisp hair strokes that are more natural looking than tattooing, brow pencils or powders.[1] The blade of microblading pen contains numerous pins that are three times thinner than the needles used for tattooing.

Permanent Makeup such as Upper/lower liner, Lip liner and shading, Lash line enhancement also available!

Microblading FAQ

How long does it last?

It is a semi-permanent brow procedure that lasts about a year! Semi-Permanent makeup is an ART not a science. Client results will vary. Even though it is effective and lasts up to a year in most cases, no guarantee can be made that a specific client will benefit from the procedure. Generally the results are amazing but it very much depends on your own skin type, texture and oiliness. No guarantee can be made that a specific client will benefit the same as another from this procedure. A proper consultation will take place to make sure you are a good candidate.

How long does the procedure take?

Up to an hour and a half. The consultation is actually part of your appointment! After filling out paperwork, I numb you, then we consult, draw your perfect shape and take photos even before the procedure begins.

How long does healing take?

There is really no down time with this procedure. Color intensity will be darker immediately after the procedure, this will subside and become softer as the skin heals….I always say about 5 days followed by some possible flaking. Your new semi-permanent eyebrow will go through several phases during the healing cycle. The pigment will appear very sharp and dark immediately after the procedure. This is because the skin is inflamed and has not yet settled in completely. The color of the pigment will soften gradually. Do not be alarmed if you see some pigment on the cotton swab, as this is excess pigment and/or body fluid that is naturally exiting your skin. Once the healing of the skin starts taking place, it will look like dandruff flakes or dry skin. This might give you the impression that the color pigment is fading too quickly, however, this is just superficial color and dry skin being naturally removed from your eyebrows.

Does it hurt?

There is some mild pain. I use the numbing cream. It’s just slightly uncomfortable, but definitely worth it!

Will I need a touch-up?

Everyone’s skin is different so it greatly depends on that and your healing process. No guarantee can be made that a specific client will benefit the same as another from this procedure. This is the process of inserting pigment into the basal layer of the epidermis. It is a form of tattooing, cosmetic, though it is semi-permanent. Generally, the results are excellent but it very much depends on your skin texture, oiliness etc. Your new semi-permanent eyebrow will go through several phases during the healing cycle.

The pigment will appear very sharp and dark immediately after the procedure. This is because the pigment is still sitting on top of your skin, and has not yet settled in completely. The color of the pigment will soften gradually. Do not be alarmed if you see some pigment on the cotton swab, as this is excess pigment and/or body fluid that is naturally exiting your skin. Once the healing of the skin starts taking place, it will look like dandruff flakes or dry skin. This might give you the impression that the color pigment is fading too quickly, however, this is just superficial color and dry skin being naturally removed from your eyebrows. Once completely healed, I advise applying a layer of sunscreen SPF 30 up to SPF 50 on your eyebrows when exposed to the sun. Sun exposure might cause the color pigment to fade away more quickly. How you care for your new brows after. You may need a touch-up appointment to correct if any of these factors were present at your blading. Touch ups are done after 6 weeks and are at no charge. Touch ups needed after 12 weeks will be charged a fee.

How do you choose a color?

I have a huge variety of Colors and use amazing pigment. While you are numbing after you have filled out all of your paperwork we choose the color that is perfect for you.

Can I have my brows microbladed if I am pregnant?

No, you cannot have this treatment done if you are pregnant or breastfeeding due to the numbing and possible stress during the procedure.

Who is NOT ideal for this procedure?

  • Diabetes type 1 0r 2 (Prone to slow healing and infection, color may not retain well)
  • Have Thyroid/graves disease (Medication may cause pigment to not retain properly) However, there are clients that heal great!
  • If you are pregnant or nursing

Will I still have to wax or pluck new growth?

Yes. While I cannot control your new growth coming back, I have now given you an amazing new template to make your maintenance much easier!

Before your treatment

(Aftercare instructions will be discussed at your appointment and you will take home an aftercare sheet)

  • Do not take aspirin, ibuprofen or excessive alcohol 24 hours prior to and after your enhancement.
  • Discontinue Retin-A skin care products close to the enhancement area two weeks prior and after your procedure.
  • Discontinue use of AHA skin care products close to the enhancement area one week prior to your procedure.
  • No waxing, laser or electrolysis one week prior to your procedure.
  • And please no Botox or fillers in the procedure area two weeks prior. I do recommend taking Tylenol before the procedure.

Microblading, also first known as eyebrow embroidery, is a semi-permanent makeup procedure that allows you to dramatically correct or fully reconstruct lost eyebrow. It was first introduced in Asia. Eyebrow Microblading is performed by manually depositing pigment in the basal layer of the epidermis by a special pen. It does not involve the use of a machine. Unlike permanent makeup brow treatments, Microblading techniques involve drawing individual, crisp hair strokes that are more natural looking than tattooing, brow pencils or powders.[1] The blade of microblading pen contains numerous pins that are three times thinner than the needles used for tattooing.

Permanent Makeup such as Upper/lower liner, Lip liner and shading, Lash line enhancement also available!