Brow lamination aftercare: the dos and don'ts after treatment

Published: 16-May-2023

by Loreta Jasilionyte, CEO of Flawless Lashes by Loreta

Maintaining the health and beauty of your brows following eyebrow lamination requires proper aftercare to maximise the longevity of your results. If you opt to have a lash professional perform the procedure, they will likely give you detailed aftercare instructions. However, if you opt to treat yourself at home, it's important to take safety measures and follow the guidelines below.

Here, we'll discuss the proper and improper ways to care for your brows after brow lamination, as well as the products you should and should not use. You can keep your brows looking great after your lamination treatment has worn off by following these guidelines.

What Is Brow Lamination?

Brow lamination is a modern alternative to microblading that has recently emerged in the brow industry. Anyone with stray or unruly brow hairs, sparse brows, or who desires a groomed, brushed-up appearance or just-combed effect may benefit from brow lamination, a process that restructures the hairs to keep them in the desired shape.  It's the equivalent of getting your eyebrows keratin treated. Make brows tinted and nourished with our Flawless Keratin Tint.

It can help tame unruly or sparse eyebrows, creating a sleek and polished look. The procedure typically lasts for a few weeks, depending on the individual's hair growth cycle and aftercare.

Tips For Brow Lamination Aftercare

While the brow lamination can provide impressive results, it's essential to maintain proper aftercare to ensure that the brow shape and texture stay intact for as long as possible. Proper aftercare involves avoiding certain activities and using gentle products to protect the brow area.

Here are tips for brow lamination aftercare that will help extend the lifespan of treatment and keep brows looking fabulous:

  • Keep your brows dry for the first 24 hours after the treatment. Avoid getting them wet or sweaty, as this can disrupt the solution's setting process.
  • Avoid touching or rubbing your brows, as this can cause them to become misshapen or fall out prematurely.
  • Use a spoolie brush to groom your brows every day. Brush them upward and outward to maintain their shape and ensure the hairs are going in the right direction.
  • Maintain brow lamination with daily use of our brow sculpt, which helps to style brows.
  • Avoid using any makeup or skincare products that contain oil or alcohol for 24 hours after treatment  on your brows, as this can cause the hairs to become greasy or stiff.
  • If you swim or exercise frequently, consider wearing a sweatband or headband to protect your brows from moisture and friction. This applies only for the first 48 hours after treatment.
  • Be gentle when removing makeup or cleansing your face. Avoid rubbing or scrubbing your brows, as this can cause them to become misshapen or fall out. Use lash wizard eyelash serum for nourishment and improvement of overall health of the lashes.
  • Your clients will need an effective cleanser designed for eyelash extensions after you've applied those gorgeous extensions. The eye area is kept clean and refreshed with the help of the Foam Cleanser, which also helps the lash extensions last longer.

By following these tips, you can help ensure that your brow lamination treatment lasts as long as possible and that your brows look healthy and beautiful.

Brow lamination aftercare: the dos and don'ts after treatment

How To Maintain Brow Shape After Lamination?

It's essential to maintain proper aftercare to ensure that the brow shape stays intact. Proper aftercare can help prevent the brows from becoming misshapen, losing their fullness or texture.

  • Use a spoolie brush to groom your brows every day, brushing them upward and outward in the direction of their natural growth. This will help maintain their shape and ensure the hairs are going in the right direction. Use brow sculpt daily.
  • Avoid touching or rubbing your brows for the first 48 hours after treatment, as this can cause them to become misshapen or lose their fullness.
  • Apply a nourishing serum or oil to your brows every night to keep them hydrated and healthy. This will help prevent breakage and keep the brow hairs looking full.
  • Avoid exposing your brows to excessive heat or moisture, as this can cause the solution to break down and the hairs to lose their shape.
  • If you notice any stray hairs or areas that need touching up, use a brow pencil or powder to fill them in. Be careful not to disturb the hairs that have been laminated.

Which Aftercare Product Is Right For Me?

Choosing the right aftercare product for your brow lamination can be overwhelming, especially with so many different options available on the market. It's important to choose a product that is gentle and nourishing for your brows, as well as one that is specifically formulated for aftercare following a brow lamination treatment.

Flawless Brow Sculpt by Flawless Lashes by Loreta is a gel that holds and sculpts brows without making them hard. It's quick to apply and easy to remove with water. Use it for fuller brows and to maintain untreated or laminated brows.

The Flawless Eyebrow Wax Pen is a one-of-a-kind product that is used to shape brows. Because of the shape of the nozzle on the pen, it is much simpler to apply wax in a location that is as close as possible to the brow line. Eyebrow wax pen that comes highly recommended by brow artists who perform brow lamination. Because our wax does require heating, it will reduce the sensitivity of the skin.


Should I Put Oil On Brows After Lamination?

No. It's best to avoid putting oil on your brows immediately after lamination as it can cause the lamination to break down and make your brows lose their shape. It's recommended to wait at least 24 to 48 hours after lamination before applying any oil-based products to your brows.

How Long After Eyebrow Lamination Can I Shower?

It's best to wait at least 24 hours after eyebrow lamination before showering or exposing your brows to steam or excessive moisture. This will give the lamination enough time to set properly and help ensure the best results.

Can I Sleep On Freshly Laminated Brows?

It's recommended to avoid sleeping on your freshly laminated brows for the first 24-48 hours after the treatment. This will help the lamination to set properly and prevent any bending or misshaping of the brow hairs.

Can I Wash My Face 2 Days After Brow Lamination?

Yes, you can wash your face 1 day after brow lamination, but you should avoid rubbing or scrubbing the brow area too vigorously. Use a gentle cleanser and pat your skin dry with a clean towel. It's also important to avoid using any harsh exfoliants or skincare products that may irritate the treated area.

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