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FAQ


FAQ - AFTERCARE
WHAT ARE THE AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS?

  • Use a fresh pillowcase.
  • Let any scabbing or dry skin naturally exfoliate away. Picking can cause scarring or loss of color.
  • No dermatology treatments for four weeks before or after.
  • Avoid hot, sweaty exercise for one week.
  • Avoid direct sun exposure or tanning for four weeks after the procedure. Wear a hat when outdoors.
  • Avoid heavy sweating and long hot showers for the first 10 days.
  • Avoid sleeping on your face for the first 10 days.
  • Avoid swimming, lakes, and hot tubs for the first 15 days.
  • Avoid topical makeup, including sunscreen, on the area.

FAQ - BROW UP (BROW LAMINATION)

WHAT IS BROW UP / BROW LAMINATION? Brow Up is an enhanced version of Brow Lamination developed by Mari Santos. Like everything at our salon, it uses a bespoke series of steps and techniques to create high-end results.

The treatment lifts your natural brow hairs through products to create more volume and a ‘wild’ effect. A more natural effect can also be done. The result is voluminous and smooth brows that look almost like you have brow gel on.

WHO DOES THE TREATMENT SUIT? If you’re concerned about brow hair gaps, thinning, over-plucking, or general unruliness, Brow Up is for you.

HOW LONG DOES BROW UP LAST? It lasts around six to eight weeks, depending on your lifestyle and how well you take care of them.

DO IT HURT? This treatment is a totally pain free and non-invasive.

FAQ - SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP EYELINER

WHAT IS SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP EYELINER? Through this treatment, we enhance your lash line in the most natural way to give you an everyday waterproof lash line. The procedure takes approximately two hours and draws on specialized techniques created by Mari Santos.

DOES IT HURT? A numbing cream will by applied before the semi-permanent eyeliner. Every client has their own pain threshold, but our experts will ensure you are comfortable during the process.

HOW LONG DOES LAST? This varies person to person, depending on your unique skin type and lifestyle. Our consultant will advise more on the day.

ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS OR AFTERCARE? Immediately after, your eyelids might be slightly swollen and tender. The following day the swelling tends to decrease drastically.

CAN I GET WHILE PREGNANT? No, we do not recommend microblading while pregnant or breastfeeding.

FAQ - VELVET BROWS

WHAT ARE VELVET BROWS? This is a technique, developed by Mari Santos, combines is a combination of microblading and shadowshadowing. The results are the most natural brows with incredible definition, allowing you to wake up ‘with makeup’.

Giving you the most natural effect but also with definition. Wake up with makeup.

I will still require using pencil or power?Will I still need to use eyebrow pencil or powder? No. Once this treatment Velvet Brows is done you can say good bye to your pencil and powder.tedious daily eyebrow makeup. This treatment will save you 20 minutes on your daily makeup routine.Get ready to save 20 minutes on your daily routine.

How long does Velvet Brows it last? Velvet browsBrows usually last up to 9-nine to 18 months depending on your skin type and life style.

I have thin eyebrows. Will Velvet Brows. It will work for me? Definitely. This y yes, this is our must-do go treatment for those with very thin brows or with , with gaps caused overby the many years of over- plucking.

FAQ - LASH UP

WHAT IS SEMI-PERMANENT MAKEUP EYELINER? Through this treatment, we enhance your lash line in the most natural way to give you an everyday waterproof lash line. The procedure takes approximately two hours and draws on specialized techniques created by Mari Santos.

DOES IT HURT? A numbing cream will by applied before the semi-permanent eyeliner. Every client has their own pain threshold, but our experts will ensure you are comfortable during the process.

HOW LONG DOES LAST? This varies person to person, depending on your unique skin type and lifestyle. Our consultant will advise more on the day.

ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS OR AFTERCARE? Immediately after, your eyelids might be slightly swollen and tender. The following day the swelling tends to decrease drastically.

CAN I GET WHILE PREGNANT? No, we do not recommend microblading while pregnant or breastfeeding.

FAQ – FACIALS

WHAT`S THE DOWNTIME FOR FACIALS? The skin might appear reddish and flushed immediately after the treatment. This typically goes down in a few hours, but for more sensitive skin may last into the next day.

WHAT`S THE EFFECT ON MY SKIN? Our facial treatments focus on bringing oxygen to the skin, working your facial muscles, breaking down dead cells, exfoliating the skin, and encouraging cellular regeneration.

DO YOUR FACIALS INVOLVE NEEDLES? During the consultation our expert will recommend the best treatment based on your unique needs. We often combine our treatments with micro-needling to increasing collagen production.

WHAT`S THE POST TREATMENT? In general, it’s best to avoid direct sunlight and apply sunblock. Additional post-treatment recommendations may be given on the day.

FAQ - LASH EXTENTIONS

HOW DO I PREPARE FOR LASH EXTENSIONS? Make sure you’re not wearing makeup, especially mascara. Your technician will also ask you to remove your lenses if you are wearing any. Also avoid using eyelash curlers for at least four days before.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO APPLY LASH EXTENSIONS? Applying a full set of lashes takes around two hours.

CAN I GET REALLY BIG LASHES? Everyone has different natural lashes. Our lash experts will guide you on the day towards the best length and size to ensure your own lashes remain healthy and strong.

WILL YOUR NATURAL LASHES BE HARMED OR FALL OUT?  If applied correctly and properly, lash extensions are safe and do not ruin the health of your natural lashes. This does require a few steps from you however: be sure not to rub your eyes, tug, or pull on the extensions, as this can cause lash loss and damage your natural lashes. Regular maintenance is also recommended to ensure the lashes stay in the best possible health.

HOW LONG WILL THEY LAST? Depending on your natural lash growth and skincare routine, lashes can last up to four weeks.

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I GET REFILLS? Refills should be done every three to four weeks. Waiting more than that might require a full set.

WHAT QUESTIONS SHOULD I ASK WHEN SEARCHING FOR A REPUTABLE SELON OR PROFESSIONAL? Because of the sensitive nature of lashes and the surrounding eye area, finding someone who is certified to apply lashes is definitely a must. Professionals use professional products and have been properly trained to apply the lashes without damaging your natural lashes or more importantly, your eyes.

Just like you would with a hairstylist, research who you want to go to and how long they have been working as a technician. Look at before-and-after photos, read reviews and always make sure they are licensed and lash-certified.


WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON TYPES OF LASH EXTENSIONS? There are three types of lash extensions: synthetic, silk and mink. Sizes range from 6mm to 17mm. There are also various non-damaging glues to apply the lashes so that all levels of sensitivity are accommodated for.

CAN I APPLY MASCARA RIGHT AFTER? This wont be necessary as you will have just done the treatment. Also you must keep your lashes dry for the following 24 hours. After this you can apply a water-based mascara, which has fewer chemicals.

FAQ – VELVET LIPS

WHAT IS 'VELVET LIPS', YOUR SEMI-PERMANENT LIP MAKEUP? Velvet Lips was developed by Mari Santos to give your lips a natural look. It involves a mix of semi-permanent makeup techniques and will enhance your natural lips color and natural shape.

WHAT ARE THE IMMEDIATE RESULTS? Your lips will look brighter and might be a bit swollen in the first day (this varies person to person). The color will become around 30 to 50 percent lighter during healing. It takes up to 45 days to see the final color.

IF I SMOKE, CAN I DO VELVET LIPS? You can, but is very important to follow our personalized instructions. You will need to stop smoking an hour before and not smoke 24 hours after. This is crucial for the treatment.

I HAVE DARK LIPS. CAN THE TREATMENT HELP ME? It really depends. We recommend a face-to-face or online consultation with one of our experts. Additional touch ups session might be required to achieve the desired results.

CAN I CHOOSE THE COLOR? Our experts will guide you to choose the most suitable color for you.

CAN I GET WHILE PREGNANT? No, we do not recommend microblading while pregnant or breastfeeding.

FAQ - PRE CARE

WHAT IS 'VELVET LIPS', YOUR SEMI-PERMANENT LIP MAKEUP? Velvet Lips was developed by Mari Santos to give your lips a natural look. It involves a mix of semi-permanent makeup techniques and will enhance your natural lips color and natural shape.

WHAT ARE THE IMMEDIATE RESULTS? Your lips will look brighter and might be a bit swollen in the first day (this varies person to person). The color will become around 30 to 50 percent lighter during healing. It takes up to 45 days to see the final color.

IF I SMOKE, CAN I DO VELVET LIPS? You can, but is very important to follow our personalized instructions. You will need to stop smoking an hour before and not smoke 24 hours after. This is crucial for the treatment.

I HAVE DARK LIPS. CAN THE TREATMENT HELP ME? It really depends. We recommend a face-to-face or online consultation with one of our experts. Additional touch ups session might be required to achieve the desired results.

CAN I CHOOSE THE COLOR? Our experts will guide you to choose the most suitable color for you.

CAN I GET WHILE PREGNANT? No, we do not recommend microblading while pregnant or breastfeeding.

FAQ - PMU MICROBLADING

WHAT IS 'VELVET LIPS', YOUR SEMI-PERMANENT LIP MAKEUP? Velvet Lips was developed by Mari Santos to give your lips a natural look. It involves a mix of semi-permanent makeup techniques and will enhance your natural lips color and natural shape.

WHAT ARE THE IMMEDIATE RESULTS? Your lips will look brighter and might be a bit swollen in the first day (this varies person to person). The color will become around 30 to 50 percent lighter during healing. It takes up to 45 days to see the final color.

IF I SMOKE, CAN I DO VELVET LIPS? You can, but is very important to follow our personalized instructions. You will need to stop smoking an hour before and not smoke 24 hours after. This is crucial for the treatment.

I HAVE DARK LIPS. CAN THE TREATMENT HELP ME? It really depends. We recommend a face-to-face or online consultation with one of our experts. Additional touch ups session might be required to achieve the desired results.

CAN I CHOOSE THE COLOR? Our experts will guide you to choose the most suitable color for you.

CAN I GET WHILE PREGNANT? No, we do not recommend microblading while pregnant or breastfeeding.

CONTACT +971 (0) 4 235 5858 EMAIL ADDRESS hello@bymaris.com 327 Al wasl road,
Jumeirah 1, DUBAI-UAE
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