A couple of weeks ago we asked our official Botched Ink techs to answer a few questions, anonymously. This blogpost is their feedback and my response to it. I'm Lisa Henning, the owner and developer of Botched Ink. 35 Responses to our Feedback Request. Responses have been quoted verbatim with ” and “ or a new paragraph separating responses. Words in brackets are words edited out
Not only did we manage to completely lift and remove all of the old pigment but also helped improve the scaring that she had been left with from the previous work. We finally managed to give her new brows recently and both my client and myself were over the moon with the finished results. Botched ink is an incredible product, but it is so important to manage your clients expectation
When a new client approaches, many don't have fresh un-tattooed skin, you may need to consider taking on another technicians’ work, offering top-ups, colour corrections and removal. You’ll need to know a bit about colour theory when carrying
Botched Ink® trainers are not only experienced trainers, they're also experienced in offering clients removal treatments. This means not only can they show you the best way to carry out a treatment, they can also explain the best way to attract and convert clients that need removal, to start the process
What happened during the treatment ? The practitioner and I discussed the shape of my eyebrows. My eyebrows are naturally quite full, but I wanted to add hairs to where it was sparse and bring the eyebrows in by adding more hairs to the front. She drew an outline of my brows and I asked her if they would be as thick as the outline. She said that they wouldn’t and new hairs would just go above my natural brow shape.
Machine techs all work differently. I like to work with a long needle, my needle may be out 2-3mm and I work on the tip of the needle. It's a bit of a balancing act when you first start working with a long needle, but you'll be able to respond more instinctively to the depth you need to work at, as you start to read the skin and understand where the pigment needs to sit