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Ombre Powder Brows Guide: How It Works, Benefits & More

Enhance the look of your eyebrows with Ombre Powder Brows. Here’s everything you need to know about getting semi-permanent Combo and Ombre Brows.

Options to Enhance Your Eyebrows

Ombre Powder Brows are a great option for those who love the look of powdered brows and those who have had previous work done to their brows.

This permanent makeup procedure creates beautiful brows that have a soft powdered look. You can also combine them with microblading hairstrokes to get an Ombre Combo Brow.  The following is a complete guide to Ombre and Combo eyebrows.

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What are Ombre Brows?

Ombre Powder Brows is a cosmetic tattoo technique, using natural pigments, that creates a gradient effect on your eyebrows, giving them a soft powdered look.

This technique offers a very soft to bold-look, allowing you to have manicured, full brows without having to apply makeup every day!

If you are unsure of how bold you want them,  you can go soft to start and bolden them at your touchup.

Ombre Powder Brows

What are Combo Brows?

Combo Brows is a semi-permanent tattoo technique, often referred to as permanent makeup, that combines microblading with shading to create a natural-looking eyebrow with hair-like strokes and a soft powdered finish.

The artist adds fine hair strokes to the front of your brow and fills the rest in with pixelated dots creating a beautiful, soft powdered finish.

Ombre Powder Brows

What are the Benefits of Ombre Brows?

Are you tired of filling in your eyebrows every day? Powdered Ombre Brows could be your solution.

Say goodbye to traditional brow makeup and enhance your beauty effortlessly.

The benefits of Ombre Powder Brows include:

  • Minimally invasive, minimal pain
  • Creates a very full and defined look
  • Creates shape and definition
  • Can be done on previously microbladed brows
  • Ombre Powder Brows work on those with oily skin
  • Can be done on those with thinner skin, a perfect option for mature skin

Who Is a Good Candidate for Ombre Powder Brows?

Almost everyone over the age of 18 is a good candidate for Ombre Powder Brows.

This technique works on many different skin types, including mature skin. You can also utilize this technique if you’ve had your brows microbladed in the past.

How are Ombre Powder Brows Done?

Ombre Powder Brows are created by a cosmetic tattoo artist using a handheld machine tool that creates tiny pixelated dots.

The artist uses all-natural pigments to create a soft look or very bold look.

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How Long Do Ombre Brows Last?

Ombre Brows can maintain their beauty for an extended duration, although they gradually lighten over time. Fading may become apparent within 24 to 36 months.

For individuals desiring consistently immaculate brows, touch-up sessions can be scheduled as frequently as every 6 months.

Your brows will be evaluated by the artist to determine if it is time for a refresh!

How to Prepare for an Ombre Brows Appointment?

Proper preparation is key to achieving the best results from your Ombre Brow appointment.

Preparing for Powder Ombre Brows is essential because it can help prevent complications or issues during the procedure and ensures your eyebrows are in optimal condition, which leads to a longer-lasting outcome.

Prepare for your Ombre eyebrow treatment with these simple steps:

  • No caffeine day of
  • No alcohol 24 hours prior
  • No blood thinners or painkillers within 24 hours
  • No fish oil or vitamin E one week prior
  • No filler or injections 3 weeks prior
  • No chemical peels in brow area 2 weeks prior
  • No antibiotics 2 months prior

How Long Do Ombre Brow Sessions Take?

An Ombre Brow appointment will take about 2 hours.

This will include consultation, color choices, shape drawing, and client approval.

The actual tattoo process will involve topical numbing creams to alleviate almost all discomfort.

Ombre Brows Aftercare: How to Care for Ombre Brows

After your Ombre Brow appointment, let your eyebrows relax for 24 hours, making sure to keep them dry.

After 24 hours, you can wash them gently each morning and evening. Also, apply a supplied aftercare cream.

Until they are completely healed, you will want to avoid the following. Also, consult with your artist for other do’s and don’ts.

  • Applying makeup to the brows
  • Scratching and picking the brows
  • Use of exfoliants
  • Avoid sweating for 10 days
  • Avoid swimming and saunas for 10 days
  • UV exposure or tanning beds

Ombre Powder Brows Before and After

Compare the Ombre Powder Brow before and after photos.

See the dramatic transformation and natural-looking results you can achieve with this popular beauty treatment.

Ombre Powder Brows

Ombre Powder Brows vs Microblading: What's the Difference?

Ombre Powder Brows and Microblading use different techniques, yielding different looks.

However, they are both excellent options for enhancing your brows.

Ombre Powder Brows

Ombre Powder Brows are cosmetic tattoos that offer a soft to bold powdered look.

The artist uses a machine tool to create pixelated dots.

The best Powder Ombre Brows are achieved using all-natural pigments suited in color to your skin type.


Microblading AKA nanoblading is a technique using a very fine needle with a handheld wand or machine tool.

This technique creates a very fine, realistic hair stroke that mimics the look of real hair.

An experienced microblader can create a look of hair, undetectable to the eye of someone you are chatting with.

Compare all styles of brow tattoos in this comprehensive article.

How Much Do Ombre Brows Cost?

Powdered Ombre Brows will range from $600 to $1000.

The price range can be dependent on the state as well as the skill level of the artist.

Where to Get Ombre Powder Brows Done?

Get the perfect eyebrow look with DAELA Cosmetic Tattoo trusted Ombre Powder Brow and Combo Brow services.

With multiple Daela Cosmetic Tattoo studios to choose from, you can trust our team of skilled artists to help you achieve your desired look!

Check out our online reviews and you will see that thousands of customers have honored us with 5-Star reviews. Our customers travel from all over the world to see us and DAELA Studios have seen over 17,000 customers. Come see us and you understand that we truly care about our customers results.

Why Choose Daela Cosmetic Tattoo?

DAELA Cosmetic Tattoo’s trusted artists and services offer several benefits to our clients:

  • Outstanding customer service: You will be well cared for before, during, and after your procedure. DAELA has served over 17,000 customers and has earned over 1300 5-Star reviews.
  • Competitive Pricing: We offer competitive pricing because setting the standard for customer service, studio cleanliness and quality of artists doesn’t mean you have to over-pay!
  • Full-service studio: You can have all your cosmetic tattoos done by trusted artists.
  • Training: All of our artists are master artists or trained by master artists.
  • Natural products: We use natural products with pigments chosen for endurance and lack of color change.
  • Financing: We accept all major credit cards. We offer financing through a third-party provider and an easy in-house prepayment plan free of interest or other fees.

Ombre Powder Brows FAQ

Find answers to common questions about our ombre powder eyebrow services.

Are Ombre Brows Worth It?

Yes! All cosmetic tattoos are worth the investment.


You will save time every day, and your brows will look manicured 24 hours a day.


Shapely brows create a more youthful appearance, something everyone wants!

Are Ombre Brows Safe?

Yes, they are very safe. The procedure is minimally invasive and almost pain-free.

Do Ombre Brows Hurt?

Ombre brows do not hurt. To minimize pain even further, artists use topical numbing.


The process is fun, with instant gratification and no downtime.

Do Ombre Brows Look Natural?

Ombre brows offer a soft powdered look, mimicking the look of powder makeup applied to your brows.

How Long Does It Take for Ombre Brows to Heal?

The healing process offers minimal peeling and flaking.


The bulk of the healing will be done within 10 days.


However, all tattoos take a full 30 days to be considered completely healed.

What Are the Potential Side Effects of Ombre Brows?

There are no long-term side effects.


However, after the procedure, you may experience these temporary side effects:


  • Redness
  • Irritation
  • Flaking
  • Slight swelling
  • Darker color, which will heal lighter

How Many Ombre Brow Sessions Do You Need?

A touch-up follows the initial session within 6-12 weeks. 


You can refresh your Ombre Brows as often as every 6 months.


However, they will last for a long time before they are significantly faded.

When Can I Wash My Face After Ombre Brows?

Wait 24 hours before washing your brows. Use the cleanser supplied by your artist.

Do Ombre Brows Fade Completely?

Ombre Brows will fade over time, looking their best for 1-3 years.

  • While some people may experience complete fading after many years, it is also possible they may never fade completely.
  • Ombre Powder brows are one of the brow tattoo techniques that allow for successful touchups!

How Often Do You Touch Up Ombre Brows?

You can touch-up Ombre Brows as often as every 6 months, but it isn’t typically necessary.


Some people like to keep them extremely bold.


If you prefer a softer look, you can touch them up whenever you think it’s necessary.

Do Ombre Brows Damage Natural Brow Hair?

No, the Ombre Brow technique causes no damage to future hair growth or existing hairs.

Does Daela Offer Ombre Brow Training?

Yes! DAELA Academy offers online and in-person Ombre Brow training.


Immerse yourself in our state-of-the-art facility and learn from our master artists.


Become a cosmetic tattoo artist in an industry that allows you to express your artistic talent while achieving high satisfaction with a healthy work-life balance.

What is the healing process for Ombre Powder Brows?

The healing process for ombre powder brows is fairly simple!

  • There will be minimal flaking and while they 4-6 weeks to fully heal, after 7-10 days they will look perfect to you.
  • Aftercare is very easy as well.
  • All-in-all, the healing process is minimally bothersome, if at all, and there is no pain involved.