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Permanent Eyebrows

Powder Brows

Powder brows by machine method is perfect if you want to create a more fuller brow and fill in sparse areas without needing to wear make up. 

This method is also great at covering existing micro-blading and semi permanent make up.

This Brow treatment is suitable for all skin types, as it goes slightly deeper in to the dermal layer of the skin, where as microblading sits between the surface of the dermal and epidermis layer making it more shallow. Not only does this make the results last longer (2 years+) Don't let the depth fool you, as the machine method is a lot less abrasive to the skin with its technique and it feels more like a tiny pin prick then a scrape. Also great if you have oily skin or tend to bleed easily as results will last longer then microblading.

Your brows, your face, you can choose the style you want to choose with this technique. Maybe you like the softness of the microblading hair strokes but are worried it won't last as long or is too minimal for your desired look. 

We will show you the various different styles during your consultation and assess your natural brows to help you decide what will suit you best.


You can either combine microblading hair strokes at the front, middle or tails of your powder brow to give a more natural finish.

You can also have an ombre brow with two different pigment shades lighter- darker to give a real 'Insta brow'.

Or you may just want to keep it simple and have the powder brow in one colour to create a soft powdery brow effect throughout leaving the front soft to flatter your face.


New customers require a patch test at least 24 hours prior to this appointment.

For best results a top Up treatment is recommended 4-6 weeks after your first session this is to see how the pigment has developed and make any adjustments to the shape and colour and to help build the perfect brow to finalise the look.

Different skin types may require an additional top up this can be down to certain medical factors, aftercare or to create a bolder brow.

The cost of this Top Up is between £75-£100 and can be booked after your first appointment.

Powder Brow: Service


What is a Combination/Powder Brow?

Powder Brows is created using a machine rather the manual method of microblading. This means the pigment can be implanted slightly deeper in to the skin, to achieve longer lasting results for all skin types. 

Instead of hair strokes, pigment is implanted in to the skin to create a shadow, powdery affect.

Combination brows is used to enhance your regular microblading hair-strokes, and can be designed to create your dream brows using a combination of different methods.

At Brighton Brows we offer three different types of shaded brows to help you achieve the final look you are hoping for. 


Combination brow, this is microblading soft strokes at the front of the brow and shading throughout the middle and tail.

Ombre' brow, is created when two shades of pigment are used in the same way as a combination brow but leaving the front of the brow very soft and feathery often achieved with a darker shade of pigment to the middle and tail. This is a popular trend with instagram influencers and anyone who likes that made up, make up look.


The Classic Blade and Shade and also our favourite at Brighton Brows. This is microblading soft strokes with the choice of having shading in the middle and/or at the tail of the brow. This is recommended for any client that has very little to no hair to begin with, or it can be added to any sparse areas, to create a more natural, softer look in between micro-bladed hairstrokes.

Do I need I need it?

If you often fill in your brows with make up and like the 'Done, made up' look, then Powder-shading could be for you. Once healed it creates definition that is still much more natural then make up. Its also good for clients with more oily skin type, as the healed pigment retention is better with a soft tap needle used for shading. This is because it implants slightly deeper in to the dermal layer of the skin. It's also great for covering previous old semi-permanent make up.
If you find that your Microblading soft strokes has healed too naturally for you, then  micro-shading can be added at any type of top up, so not something you have to decide on at your first session.

Whats the difference between Microblading, Micro-shading and Powder Combination Brows?

The main difference between Microblading and Micro-shading is that the Microblading technique gives a simulated hair affect, where as the Micro-shading technique makes it appear as though you have powder filled eyebrows, similar looks are achieved with good make up and Micro-shading is great if you still want a natural finish but have little to no Brow hair.

Microbladed hair-strokes and shading is also great if you have oily skin, as the pigment is implanted slightly deeper allowing it to hold on better. Its also great if you have really sparse hair as it can be placed lightly in a different shade to create the illusion of a natural shadow in between microbladed hair strokes. Powder or combination brows are created using a machine, Microblading and Micro-Shading are created by a manual method to implant the pigment. The machine brows last longer and are ideal if you have poor retention or already know you want a more bolder brow without the need or adding in any make up after.

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