There is a lot of controversy when it comes to the correct and most beneficial healing process for microblading. Some artists swear by not allowing their clients wet their brows for up to 2 weeks (talk about an emotional experience), to artists having their clients use ointment, cleanser, and aftercare wipes. Let’s be honest, its all […]
What is the Difference Between Brow Henna and Tinting?
Which one is better: Brow henna or tinting? A very legit question! If you are interested in brow Henna or brow/lash tinting… we offer both services! Tinting is what you traditionally think of when you get a brow or lash tint. It is a vegetable pigment that is mixed with a peroxide activator. Don’t worry, […]
Brow Eyed Girl Founder Perfects Her Craft During Quarantine
In the midst of the global coronavirus, we’re all called to self-isolate—leaving millions of people scrambling to find things to do to keep ourselves and our families sane and entertained at home. It’s a difficult time for the entire world, but we now have a golden opportunity to focus on what we didn’t have before; […]
NJ Eyebrow Specialist Squashes Stigmas About Microblading
The permanent makeup world is booming and becoming more popular every day, thanks to the longevity these services offer, people are hooked. Brow microblading is a tattooing technique in which a small handheld tool made of several tiny needles applies semi-permanent pigment to the skin. Each hair stroke is created by the artist using a […]
What Small Business Owners are Doing During Coronavirus (COVDI-19) Shutdown
“Unknown” is a word that resonates with me, a small business owner in a bustling happy little town of Millburn, NJ. While the news mandates all businesses close up shop for the time-being, easier said than done. Going from a fully booked seven days a week schedule, to abruptly having to do the inevitable: shutting […]
Lip Augmentation vs Lip Blush: Comparing Top Cosmetic Lip Trends
As a beauty business owner, I’m for all cosmetic procedures; in moderation. I believe whatever makes your inner self feel more confident and uplifting, go for it! As an eyebrow specialist/ permanent makeup artist, I am partial to what facial features should receive the most attention. They say “Eyes are the window to your soul,” […]
Former Model Turned Woman-Owned Business Model
Life is certainly a journey with many ups, downs, u-turns, and upside-downs so to speak. I am writing this particular blog not to boost my ego but to inspire, uplift, and hopefully spark your inner fire. You may not know, but I was a model from a young age. I grew up in a middle- […]
Best Celebrity Eyebrows According To An Eyebrow Specialist
Focusing on eyebrows day in and day out, I see the bad, the good, and the ugly. Everything from the skinny 90’s brow to the “comma mark” brow to the straight brow to the naturally arched brow, and plenty more. Your brow shape has a major influence over your facial features and certainly draws out […]
For those LuCkY Gals with Fluffy Brows… BROW LAMINATION is for YOU!
Not everyone is blessed with naturally thick, fluffy brows but for those that are… your brows can step up their game with Brow Lamination. Brow Lamination is a semi-permanent brow treatment that straightens, sets, and tints your brow hair leaving you with full, thick brows up to eight weeks This treatment will help give you […]
Thick Brows are here to stay… and WAY past 2020!
According to a new study, the contrast of dramatic eyebrows against your skin actually make you appear more youthful. “People of different cultures use facial contrast as a cue for perceiving age from the face, even though they are not consciously aware of it,” said researcher Aurélie Porcheron in a press release. “The results also […]
Lash Lifts or Lash Extensions?
Our lashes can be stubborn. Short, straight, not dark enough, but no matter what mascara we use, it’s never “enough” and by the middle of our day its flaking under our eyes. UGH! Welcome to the universe of Eyelash Extensions and Lash Lifts. So you may ask, which is better? Eyelash Extensions add volume, curl, […]
Eyebrow Threading… no thank you.
Eyebrow threading, a centuries-old hair removal process stemming from south Asia and the Middle East has become very trendy. Many of my clients with THICK brows that use to get threading for their brows switched over to tweezing (our hair removal method) because the brow hairs in the unwanted area grew back rapidly and had […]
Bless you. Gesundheit.
Tweeze and sneeze. I quite often find that many of my clients sneeze while I tweeze or microblade their brows. “The reason that many people sneeze when they tweeze their eyebrows is that the eyebrows and the nose are both innervated by the trigeminal nerve,” says New York dermatologist Eric Schweiger, MD. “When the trigeminal […]
Change is a GOOD thing…
We all get used to our everyday routines including our eating habits, exercise routine, makeup application, and style (until it all gets boring). Sometimes we just need to change it up. How about you go for that new cross fit class your neighbor told you about that you secretly told youself you could never do […]
OCD about Sanitation.
Trusting someone takes time, sometimes even years to really KNOW a person. It certainly doesn’t happen overnight, nor does it happen without effort or open communication. At Brow Eyed Girl, we make it our responsibility and give dedication to our clientele by providing a safe, immaculately clean space with sanitation being a priority for every […]
Do you really want a person working on your face that is not licensed and just wants to make quick, easy money? I think not. As much as we love working on a clean canvas that never has been microbladed before… unfortunately we do a lot of corrective work. This means, we’ve seen many ruined […]
The best of both worlds = Blade & Shade
Deciding which eyebrow route to go? Blade and shade is a combination between MICROBLADING (the process of ‘drawing’ thin lines with a handheld tool mimicking actual brow hairs to create a natural, full brow ) and SHADING aka ombre/powder brows (using small needles to insert pigment directly into the skin which gives the appearance of […]
Botox before or after?
Your secret is safe with us. Let’s admit it, we love the wrinkle smoothing wonder of Botox. Wait until after your microblading treatment to do your next Botox treatment. This is why: Microblading has a longer lifespan than Botox. We create your brow based open your existing features, but once the effects of Botox wear […]
Semi-Permanent VS. Permanent
On a daily basis, clients ask us if the cosmetic procedures we offer are semi-permanent or permanent and what the longevity of each procedure is. In our industry, the terms “permanent makeup”, “semipermanent makeup”, “cosmetic tattooing”, and “micropigmentation” are thrown around all the time and many experts have varying opinions. However, the bottom line is […]
Brow Hair Removal… The RIGHT Way!
When it comes to shaping your eyebrows, is tweezing, waxing, or threading best? After a lot of research and testing out all three hair removal techniques on clients, there is no question that TWEEZING is the best longterm. Knowing the reason behind this is key. First let’s dig into what all three techniques are about. […]
Which makeup defines your brows?
Let’s be honest, there are so many brow products with a wide range of prices on the market which can be quite overwhelming. We all want full, well-groomed brows with great definition. Eyebrows have become the focal point on a person’s face… hence why we have they have become an obsession for many in the […]