Deadly Machine Hair Stroke Mistakes

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I know we’ve all had our fair share of struggles with the hairstroke technique in permanent makeup. It seems straightforward, right? But there’s a lot that can go wrong, and these small mishaps can really affect our results. That’s why I’m super excited to share this video with you, where we tackle those pesky common mistakes head-on and talk about how you can steer clear of them to seriously elevate your craft.

Unveiling the Mistakes

First off, we discuss the importance of choosing the right pigment undertone. It’s an easy misstep to pick something too cool, which almost always heals ashy. I’ll walk you through why warmer or neutral undertones are your best bet for stunning results.

Incorrect machine hair stroke techniques

Perfecting the Starting Technique

Next, we jump into the actual hairstroke process – a lot of us start with a thick line, which can end up looking blocky. I’ll show you how lifting your tool and using a dash-like motion instead of a full line can make all the difference in keeping the depth consistent and avoiding that overdone look.

The correct way to begin and end a hair stroke with machine

Overlapping and Curvy Strokes

Then, we cover overlapping—making sure each stroke overlaps significantly with the last before moving on is crucial for that natural, full appearance. Curvy strokes can be tricky, but don’t worry, I have some stability tips up my sleeve to help you maintain control and precision.

Hair Stroke Techniques and Tips

We also dive into the right way to exit the skin during a stroke and how to connect strokes correctly. These details play a massive role in how natural the finished brow looks.

Lastly, I touch on the importance of proper skin stretching as it’s another common area where things can go awry. Getting this right enhances your overall control and the quality of your strokes.

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Thanks for checking out this tutorial! If you’ve found these tips helpful, don’t forget to look up past tutorials for even more insights. And remember, practice makes perfect. Keep honing your skills on latex, and soon enough, you’ll feel confident and stable without needing any tricks. Catch you in the next tutorial, and happy practicing!