What is an Eyebrow Cover Up?
An eyebrow cover up is previous work that was left the skin and a new tattoo will cover over top to correct the shape, colour and placement.
If you have an old eyebrow tattoo that you want to cover with new permanent makeup, there are several things to consider before proceeding. While it's possible to cover an old tattoo, there are some difficulties and challenges that can arise during the process.
First, it's important to understand that the success of covering an old tattoo depends on the color, saturation, and depth of the existing tattoo. If the tattoo is very dark or deeply embedded in the skin, it may be more difficult to cover it completely.
Additionally, the color of the old tattoo can affect the color of the new permanent makeup, which may make it harder to achieve the desired shade.
Another challenge when covering old eyebrow tattoos is that the skin in the area may be scarred or damaged from the previous tattooing process. Scar tissue can be harder to work with, and it may not retain pigment as well as healthy skin. This can make it more difficult to achieve a smooth, even result.
Is Cover Up for me?
There are a few different techniques that can be used to cover old eyebrow tattoos. One option is to use a technique called "color correction," where a pigment with an opposite undertone is used to neutralize the color of the old tattoo. For example, if the old tattoo is very warm or orange-toned, a cool-toned pigment may be used to counteract it. This can help to create a more neutral base for the new tattoo.
Another option is to use a combination of microblading and shading to create a textured, multidimensional look that helps to disguise the old tattoo. This technique can be particularly effective for tattoos that are uneven or irregularly shaped.
It's important to work with an experienced and qualified permanent makeup artist when covering old eyebrow tattoos. A skilled artist will be able to assess the existing tattoo and determine the best approach for achieving the desired result. They will also be able to take steps to minimize the risk of complications or adverse reactions, such as infection or allergic reactions.
Pros To Cover Ups
You can correct the shape, colour and placement to a certain degree to create a timeless result that authenticates your features.
Cons To Cover Ups
Multiple sessions is encouraged for ink retention. Certain areas may have possible scarring from previous work and can make implanting of the pigment more challenging.
In conclusion, covering old eyebrow tattoos with new permanent makeup can be challenging, but it is possible with the right technique and approach. It's important to work with a qualified and experienced artist who can help you achieve the desired result while minimizing the risk of complications. By taking the time to carefully consider your options and work with a skilled professional, you can achieve beautiful, natural-looking eyebrows that make you feel confident and radiant.
You can always send us a photo of your brows for us to access to better help you with an informed decision.