Blading by Britt - Microblading Snohomish, WA

Microblading Prep

Snohomish, Washington’s first and only permanent makeup studio dedicated to Microblading and Microshading. Blading by Britt is owned and operated by licensed Permanent Makeup Artist, Britt MacArthur. Britt is certified in Microblading and Shading by the esteemed PhiBrows Academy. The Prep page details certain skin and medical conditions that may prevent you from getting microbladed. It will also provide instructions on how to best prepare for your microblading appointment.



Before beginning your service, we must first determine if you are a suitable candidate for permanent makeup. Permanent makeup may not be suitable for people with the conditions and medications listed below:

Skin and health concerns

  • Actively taking blood thinners

  • Allergies to topical anesthetics

  • Autoimmune diseases

  • Blood disorders (such as Hemophilia)

  • Chronic acne on the brows

  • Cold sore outbreaks

  • Eczema on the brows

  • Excessively oily skin

  • Eyebrow scarring

  • Glaucoma or other eye conditions

  • Heart conditions

  • Hepatitis

  • History of hypertrophic or keloid scarring

  • HIV

  • Keratosis Pilaris

  • Pregnant or nursing

  • Rosacea (in the treatment area)

  • Under Doctor’s treatment for chronic condition

Medications or treatments that must be discontinued prior to service:

  • Accutane/Roaccutane (1 year prior)

  • Antibiotics (10 days prior)

  • Aspirin or Ibuprofen (24 hours prior)

  • Botox (3 weeks prior)

  • Fish Oil (1 week prior)

  • Lash extensions (prior to eyeliner)

  • Latisse, or other eyelash growth serums (6-8 weeks prior to eyeliner)

  • Lip fillers (6 weeks prior to lip blush)

  • Retin-A (1 year prior)

  • Retinol (1 month prior)

  • Vitamin A (1 month prior)

  • Vitamin E (1 week prior)

If any of the above applies to you, please email before scheduling any permanent makeup service. Otherwise, read on for how to best prepare for your appointment, then go ahead and book.

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Before your appointment please:

  • Don't pick, tweeze, wax, or perform electrolysis within 1 week of service

  • Do not tan within 2 weeks of service

  • Avoid facials within 2 weeks of service

  • Don't work out the day of service

  • Avoid alcohol for 24-48 hours prior to service

  • Avoid coffee, tea, energy drinks, and other caffeinated beverages the day of service