What Is Brow Lamination? Step By Step Process Explained!

Is Brow Lamination a Competent Substitute for Microblading? Let's find out!

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I always kept wondering how perfect some eyebrows look without knowing the secret behind it, brow lamination. This has become a new trend that is never settling just like the fashion trend cycle.

This art of beautification was initially started in Russia that has quickly spread across the world. Brow lamination is the process of styling your unruled eyebrows into a perfect shape giving your face a completely new look. Scroll down to know more about this topic

What Is Brow Lamination?

Have you ever thought of how your brow would look after lamination? It is simple, straight, smooth, and most importantly according to your desired shape!

Brow lamination

In simple words, It is a process of shaping your brows. It lifts the uneven hair and gives you a set, brushed look to your brows. It is a good try if you’re so tired of using the brow gel for fine eyebrows. The best thing is that it doesn’t require needles or colors like that of microblading. (1)

Brow Lamination Step By Step Process

This process is done by using a chemical that helps your brows to get in shape up to an extended period of time. It begins with painting a cream on your brows and it slowly transforms into a new shape.

Then the brows are brushed in a vertical manner and a neutralizer is applied to give the shape you desire. It also helps in filling the gaps by clearing the stray areas. 

Once your natural hairs are fixed, then the nourishing oil is applied to the brows to keep them straight for around 5-6 weeks. 

It’s high time you stop worrying about ruining your brows after washing off your makeup. This procedure helps your brows to stay in place after all your hustles.

The one thing that you must keep in mind is to do research before your treatment. Just look out how the end result would look as it differs from person to person.

Brow Lamination Before And After

Brow lamination is going to stun you by providing a whole new look.

Brow lamination Before And After
  • Make sure your eyes are cleared from all the makeup and mascara before the treatment.
  • You are also advised to stop using any serum products 24 hours prior to the treatment.
  • You need to keep your contact lens away if you are planning to do a brow lamination.
  • After the procedure, It gives a straight look that makes you wonder if you had just straightened your brows with a straightener.
  • Another thing is that you will have to fill the gap after brow lamination as it simply makes your hairs upwards.
  • You will also have to make sure you brush your brows once you wake up from sleep or it may sit downwards.

Brow Lamination V/S Microblading

Microblading is a process that involves a tattooing technique with a small handheld tool that adds a semi-permanent mark to your skin. Meanwhile, brow lamination is a technique that uses some chemicals to lift your eyebrows into a better shape. Brow lamination is an ideal alternative for a perfect brow structure.

Brow Lamination VS Microblading

Brow Lamination Benefits

Brow lamination involves a bunch of benefits that help your skin in one or the other way.

  • Fills in the gap of brows caused due to past overplucking.
  • Set the hairs without actually brushing them.
  • Gives your brows a perfect style.
  • Requires only minimal aftercare.

Who Is The Treatment Best Suited To?

Brow lamination is best suited for those with thin eyebrows. It is said that brow lamination simply works with whatever little you have! Brow lamination is for anyone and everyone unless the chemicals used in the treatment cause any undesirable effects on your skin. 

Those pregnant or breastfeeding women are not recommended to go for bro lamination just to be on the safe side.

How Much Does Brow Lamination Cost?

According to average cost research, brow lamination would approximately cost between $50 to $100 per session. Unlike some other brow treatments, this seems to be totally affordable for all as this treatment needs less time and simple materials. Although it differs for each therapist, it is important to acquire a clear understanding of the process on your own.

Can You DIY Brow Lamination?

Your eyebrows have that magical way of turning into something amazing but only with the hands of those trained professionals, which is one reason you should never even think about DIY brow lamination. 

Potential Side Effects Of Brow Lamination

Even though brow lamination is not something very challenging. Like anything that has a flip side of a coin, it involves some side effects that you will have to know prior to booking your appointment. 

Potential Side Effects
  • Itching
  • Swelling
  • Bumping
  • Redness
  • Peeling

These side effects can be seen underneath and above your eyebrows. Also, this is not recommended for someone with sensitive skin, eczema, (2), and rosacea. Taking care of your eyes from the chemicals during the procedure is also equally important. Repeating the procedure several times may result in damage to your natural brows.


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Final Verdict

If you are interested in shaping your brows, the best treatment available seems to be brow lamination. Brow lamination would help you achieve a completely new look that you desire. For long-lasting results, take proper care of your eyebrows.

It is also important to do brow lamination from specialists for proper treatment and safety. You are also recommended to meet a dermatologist before treatment if you are someone undergoing any skin order or allergies.

  1. Indian Dermatology Online Journal. (2021). Microblading and the Science Behind it. [Online] Available at:

  2. Cleveland Clinic. (2022). Eczema. [Online] Available at:

Hi! I am Rachel; a mom and a hair and makeup artist. I am very old-school and I love sharing my experiences on parenting, marriage, and daily life hacks. What is more fun than that! I believe that to take care of anything, you have to love and give your heart and soul to it. Writing has been my passion ever since I was little and it's the best way I express myself - my thoughts and dreams. Here, I write about everything that I love.

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