1. What are microblading and microshading?

2. Microshading in a nutshell?

3. What is the difference between microblading and microshading?

4. Who is microblading offered to?

5. Who is offered microshading?

6. The Killer Suit!

7. How long do they last?

8. Do these procedures hurt?

9. To summarize

10. Where to find us?

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Are you hesitating between these two techniques?

Do you want to learn more about the microblading and microshading before taking action? Then this article is made for you.

There are many techniques of micropigmentation. Among these, we find in particular the microblading and microshading.

Other techniques are also used, but these two are the most popular. In this article, we explain what their differences are and which technique to choose.

For years, the codes of beauty of the eyes have been reinvented and evolved. You probably know that the eyebrows play a very important role in the beauty sector and more precisely in the beauty of the look.

More and more women are opting for different techniques in order to make their eyebrows perfect and exactly as they wish.

However, eye beauty techniques are developing day by day, so it can be quite difficult to keep up with all the latest trends.

You have probably heard of the microblading eyebrows, but do you know what it is?

Also, have you heard of the technique microshading ?

Yes, they sound the same, but these two techniques are quite different.

So who wins the battle between the microblading eyebrows and microshading, and which technique to choose?

Let's take a look at it all:

Photo of a Microblading before after By the beauty institute Sobella Paris

Source Instagram Sobella Paris

Photo Microblading before after 

1. What are microblading and microshading?

Le microblading is becoming more and more popular and more and more beauty institutes are specializing in this field, in view of the growing demand.

Before choosing your beauty salon to take the plunge, let us first explain to you in detail what the microblading eyebrows.

The service microblading eyebrows, requires no surgery, lasts only a few hours and is completely painless. It requires the use of a tool that helps place the pigment into your skin.

This allows you to draw hair-like strokes. The practitioner ensures that the pigment penetrates the skin of your eyebrows, leaving beautiful strokes that look like real hair.

This procedure is not painful. A good practitioner with a good technique and well trained will perfectly know how to make the experience comfortable.

Choosing a good beauty salon is of utmost importance. A beauty institute mastering the art of microblading can work wonders with your eyebrows. On the contrary, those who do not master the technique can make them catastrophic.

To help you in your choice and avoid the microblading failed, ask the beauty salon for pictures of their work: Microblading before after, microshading before after, evolution healing microblading, check the opinions of its customers, etc ...

Also, opt for a beauty diagnosis of your eyebrows before taking action.

For example, at sobella Paris, before each intervention we offer our clients a beauty diagnosis that is completely free.

This allows us to present our work, to study the complexion of the skin and to define the best technique to sublimate the beauty of its look.

Find more information about our service by clicking here 👉🏼 Microblading / Microshading by Sobella Paris

2. Microshading in a nutshell?

Although they are very similar in nature, the microshading eyebrows is a little more different than the microblading.

This technique, unlike the microblading, does not draw hairs in your eyebrows to give the illusion of having hairs in addition to your natural hairs.

Le microshading uses a dotted technique that gives your brows a shadowed and made-up effect for a long-lasting and foolproof hold.


3. What is the difference between microblading and microshading?

The difference between these semi-permanent makeup techniques is due to the fact that microshading uses a different tool.

  • Microshading creates a soft ombre effect, which looks like eyebrow powder. This is the look you can see in the photos of many influencers and celebrities. 
  • Microblading, on the other hand, allows you to draw natural-looking hairs, while microshading gives a makeup and powdered effect to your eyebrows.

As a result, your eyebrows will look fuller and thicker.


Photo microblading before after vs microshading before after by Sobella Paris Instagram image source: @so.bellaparis

Photo Microshading Before After


4. Who is microblading offered to?

Microblading has been widely chosen by thousands of women around the world.

Just take a look at your favorite shows and you'll see dozens of celebrities who have opted for microblading.

It is simply for all women (but also for men). Especially for those who want to completely restructure the shape of their eyebrows.

If, for example, you have sparse or asymmetrical eyebrows and want to correct them, Microblading is for you.

Remember, however, that the result will greatly depend on the type of your skin, the shape of your face, and the technique of the beauty salon that will take care of you.


5. Who is offered microshading?

Le microshading creates a different effect, so if you have some empty areas in your eyebrows that you want to fill in with an ombre and makeup effect, then you should go for this technique.

You don't need past au microblading unless you are unhappy with the shape of your eyebrows.

Also, if your skin is somewhat sensitive or you have an oily T-zone and you just can't stomach the microblading, microshading will be a great option for you.

Keeping all this in mind, we can say that "the microshading is the little brother of microblading".

Many experts agree that if you suffer from sensitive or oily skin, this is the best procedure for you, as it is more suitable for your skin type.


6. The Killer Suit!

However, why talk about microblading vs microshading when you can talk about the combination of the two?

We clearly recommend this solution, which is clearly the best option to have perfect eyebrows.

The ombré effect of the eyebrows is obtained with the combination of these two techniques and is currently very popular.

If you are interested in this technique, do not hesitate to contact us or make an appointment for a free beauty consultation by clicking here 👉🏼 Free consultation.

 Video Technical microblading + shaded microshading Before After by Sobella Paris

Source: Youtube @so.bellaparis



7. How long do they last?

Le microblading and microshading last on average 1 year. However, this also depends on the competence of the beauty salon and how you maintain your eyebrows after the service.

Of course, you'll need a touch-up appointment after about a month. At sobella Paris, the touch-up is included in our price. 


8. Do these practices hurt?

One of the frequently asked questions is whether these procedures hurt. Every procedure or treatment that requires incisions in your skin should be a little painful.

The good news is that if your beauty salon is competent, they will be able to take care of you with practice so that your session is not painful. 

9. To summarize

Whichever technique you opt for, be it the microblading or microshading, be sure to choose the right beauty salon.

It must be certified and throw also a peek to the photos of the eyebrows they created. Since photos never lie, you will be able to see if they tend to create microblading misfires or microshading misfires and therefore give you a better opinion.

Also, make sure that the latter offers a free diagnosis.

This will allow you to discuss all the possibilities available to you with the practitioner and decide together which technique suits you best and what shape of eyebrows you want.

The practitioner will be happy to help you create the best result and enhance your look.

10. Where to find us?

Do you have questions or want more information about our services or training? Then contact us at +33176502255

👉🏼 Sobella Paris: 2 place Stalingrad 92150 Suresnes

Instagram: @So.bellaparis



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