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Nano Brows vs Microblading: Which Should You Choose?

nano blading vs microblading

In the realm of cosmetic enhancements, the quest for perfect eyebrows has reached new heights with techniques like nano brows and microblading vying for the top spot. But when it comes to deciding between these two cosmetic tattoo methods, each boasting its own set of benefits and drawbacks, the choice can be perplexing. Let’s delve into the nuances of nano brows versus microblading to help you understand the subtle difference between the two!

Nano Brows vs Microblading: Which Should You Choose?
Nanoblading by DAELA Scottsdale
Nano Brows vs Microblading: Which Should You Choose?
Microblading by DAELA Portland
Nano Brows vs Microblading: Which Should You Choose?
Machine Nano Brows by DAELA Cosmetic Tattoo

First and foremost: Please read on for details between nano brows vs microblading but understand that the simple truth is this: DAELA Cosmetic Tattoo studios offer every style of cosmetic eyebrow tattoos that are currently available and desirable (No, we won’t be full on tattooing your brow using traditional tattoo methods!) and the differences between microblading, nanoblading, and machine nano brows are subtle, maybe so subtle you wouldn’t be able to tell the difference. But our artists, who perform all variations, know the difference lies in which one is best for you and your skin type. That is the allure of scheduling your appointment with professionals who offer all styles, you will be guided to the best service that yields the most fabulous and natural results. because that is what is most important: Your fabulous face.

Which is more natural looking: Nano Brows or Microblading?

Do cosmetic brow tattoos, aka permanent makeup, look natural? The answer lies in the meticulous craftsmanship of both machine nano brows and microblading. By mimicking the appearance of real hair strands with precise strokes, both techniques can create beautifully defined and natural-looking brow that complement your facial features seamlessly. However, machine nano brows and nanoblading are celebrated for their ability to achieve even finer and more realistic results, making them an ideal choice for those with thinner skin, fine lines, or delicate brow hairs.

Nano Brows vs Microblading: Which Should You Choose?
Nanoblading by DAELA Cosmetic Tattoo

What is Microblading?

Microblading is a cosmetic tattoo approach that mimics the look of your natural brows with hair-like strokes. Microblading needles are very tiny and thin and are available in nano size to micro size, simply resulting in a slightly wider or narrower stroke. When you see ‘nanoblading’ or ‘microblading’ they are one in the same, the technique is identical it’s just the needle size that varies. This choice of needles is typically made by the microblader and is determined by your unique brows. Most often the nano needles are chosen, though there are times when the micro needle is preferable.

Nano Brows vs Microblading: Which Should You Choose?
Machine Nano brows by DAELA Cosmetic Tattoo

What are Nano Brows?

Nano machine Brows look strikingly similar to microblading and nanoblading. The biggest difference is not the final look, but the tools used to create the look. Machine Nano Brows utilize nano sized needles with a battery-operated machine vs the handheld microblading wand. This machine allows for a shallower stroke, perfect for people with thin skin and oily skin. Those previously turned down for microblading (nanoblading) may be able to have their brows done with the machine nano brow technique!

Which Lasts Longer: Nano Brows vs Microblading?

The burning question on everyone’s minds: Do nano brows last as long as microblading? While both techniques offer semi-permanent results, microblading typically lasts longer, ranging from 2-5 years, whereas machine nano brows may require more frequent touch-ups due to its finer strokes, lasting around 1-3 years on average. However, individual factors such as skin type, lifestyle, and aftercare practices can influence the longevity of both procedures.

Which Should You Choose: Nano Brows vs Microblading

If you want to narrow your options it will come down to two things: Price and Your Skin.  Machine Nano Brows take longer to apply, so they cost more. If you have skin that allows you to do either, then it’s simply up to you. If you have thin or oily skin, machine nano brows may be your only option. Remember, the naked eye of a casual observer won’t recognize any difference between the two visually.

Nano Brows vs Microblading: Why choose nano brows over microblading?

Nano brows offer several compelling advantages, including enhanced precision and control, thanks to the ultra-fine needles used in the procedure. This precision allows for greater customization, enabling technicians to create tailored looks that align with each client’s unique brow shape and desired aesthetic. Additionally, nano brows are gentler on the skin, making them a preferred option for individuals with sensitive or delicate skin prone to irritation.

Nano Brows vs Microblading: Why opt for microblading?

Microblading boasts a track record of proven results and widespread popularity, making it a trusted choice for many seeking semi-permanent eyebrow enhancements. Its longevity and versatility make it suitable for various brow shapes and styles, catering to a diverse range of preferences. Moreover, microblading may be more accessible in terms of availability and affordability, depending on your location and budget.

However, it’s crucial to acknowledge the cons and potential drawbacks of nano brows and microblading. While nano brows offer extreme precision, they may require more frequent touch-ups to maintain their crispness and vibrancy. On the other hand, microblading, while long-lasting, does go deeper into the skin. Some view this as a negative to microblading because it results in a longer lasting tattoo. So, if you don’t want them to be as ‘permanent’ then opt for machine nano brows.

Changes in the Permanent Makeup Industry

DAELA Cosmetic Tattoo is committed to providing master artists that flawlessly provide results for every cosmetic tattoo procedure. because of this we are constantly researching new pigments, needles, machines and new techniques. When we discuss nano brows vs microblading we have to be aware that machine nano brows are new to the scene, so they weren’t even on the service list of permanent makeup artists a few years ago. What does this mean to you? That you will receive the most up-to-date technique and pigments available when you visit a DAELA.

Ombre Powder Brows
Soft powdered look of Ombre Powder Brows by DAELA Cosmetic Tattoo

Tattoo Removal: What if your permanent makeup was done a decade ago?

We are confronted with people wishing to cover up old cosmetic tattoos often. Because of technology, there are many options for those who need a cover up. Now, there are several viable options:

  • Ombre Powder Brows:

This is the singular style of cosmetic brow tattoo that offers a different look than microblading, nanoblading or machine nano brows. This is a shading technique that provides the look of a soft powdered brow. Essentially it looks like you have perfectly applied powder to your brows! If you love the look of a powdered brow, this is great as a standalone service. It is also amazing as an addition to microblading, or machine nano brows and many people utilize this service to cover old work.

  • Non-Laser Tattoo Removal:

One of the newest removal processes, done in DAELA Cosmetic Tattoo studios, is a minimally invasive removal process which allows us to start from a cleaner slate. It takes a few ‘almost’ pain free sessions (seriously, it almost doesn’t even hurt at all). This process will allow you to have your brows reapplied without color correction.

  • Laser Tattoo Removal:

This option is more invasive but is really great to remove solid tattoos. So, if you have had your brows tattooed using traditional methods, laser removal may be your option for a new start. The new lasers are great at removing cosmetic tattoos and also boast skin rejuvenating benefits.

In conclusion, the choice of nano brows vs microblading, or all brow styles, ultimately boils down to personal preference, desired outcomes, and individual considerations. Whether you prioritize precision, longevity, or ease of maintenance, both techniques offer viable options for achieving your dream eyebrows. Consultation with a skilled and experienced technician is paramount to determine the best approach tailored to your unique needs, ensuring a result that exceeds expectations and enhances your natural beauty.

DAELA Cosmetic Tattoo Studios are recognized world-wide as premier, full-service cosmetic tattoo studios. Read a few of our 1700+ 5-Star reviews to see how we have earned a high level of trust. Our artists are all masters of their service specialty. Our studios are immaculately maintained and follow strict cleanliness guidelines. All artists are licensed, kind and compassionate individuals.

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