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Intense 1-Day Eyebrow Shading and Ombre course. It’s a great addition to your PMU skillset if you already have done a Microblading Course. 

This Eyebrow Shading/Ombre Training Program is designed to provide a comprehensive learning experience in just one day.

It combines essential theoretical knowledge with practical, hands-on training, equipping participants with the skills to perform advanced eyebrow techniques and start a successful practice in this specialized area.

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We'll Cover the Following:

  • Understanding Eyebrow Shading and Ombre: Introduction to the techniques, their benefits, and how they differ from traditional eyebrow tattooing.
  • Eyebrow Anatomy: Detailed study of eyebrow anatomy for practical application.
  • Color Theory and Pigment Selection: Choosing the correct pigments for varying skin tones and desired shading effects.
  • Health and Safety Standards: Emphasizing best practices in hygiene, tool sterilization, and client safety.
  • Effective Communication and Consultation: Techniques for understanding and managing client expectations for eyebrow shading and ombre.
  • Aftercare Guidance: Educating clients on proper aftercare for lasting results.
  • Building and Maintaining Client Relationships: Strategies for client retention and satisfaction.
  • Technique Mastery: Learning to create natural-looking, dimensional eyebrow shading and ombre effects.
  • Customization for Individual Clients: Tailoring techniques to suit different eyebrow shapes, sizes, and client preferences.
  • Live Model Practice: Applying techniques on live models for real-world experience and skill refinement.
  • Troubleshooting and Technique Adjustment: Overcoming common issues and perfecting the application process.
  • Starting Your Eyebrow Shading/Ombre Business: Essentials for setting up your practice, including legal considerations and studio setup.
  • Marketing Strategies: Leveraging digital marketing, social media, and local networking to attract and retain clients.
  • Financial Management: Tips for your business’s pricing, budgeting, and sustainability.

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In person, one day course. Complements Microblading Training Class

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We will cover the following in Detail over the 1-Day. PMU Foundations is required to take this course. 

Comprehensive Theoretical Knowledge

  • Technique Overview: Introduction to the concepts of eyebrow shading and ombre, including their history and evolution in the beauty industry.
  • Differences from Traditional Tattooing: Understanding how these modern techniques differ from traditional eyebrow tattooing in terms of appearance, technique, and longevity.
  • Structure of the Eyebrow Area: Detailed study of the eyebrow area, focusing on skin types, hair growth patterns, and how they affect the shading process.
  • Customizing Techniques to Eyebrow Shapes: Learning to adapt techniques for various eyebrow shapes and sizes for optimal
  • Pigment Choices: Guidance on selecting the correct pigments for different skin undertones and desired shading effects.
  • Blending and Customizing Colors: Techniques for mixing pigments to achieve custom shades that match and enhance natural eyebrow colors.
  • Color Retention: Understanding how different skin types affect pigment retention and how to maximize the longevity of results.
  • Hygiene and Sanitization: Emphasizing the importance of maintaining a clean, sterile workspace to prevent infections and cross-contamination.
  • Safe Application Practices: Ensuring techniques are performed safely to avoid damaging the delicate skin around the eyebrows.
  • Client Safety and Contraindications: Identifying conditions that may preclude clients from receiving eyebrow shading or ombre treatments.
  • Conducting Effective Consultations: Learning to assess client needs, discuss expected outcomes, and plan the procedure.
  • Managing Client Expectations: Setting realistic expectations about the results, procedure duration, and healing process.
  • Post-Treatment Care: Providing comprehensive instructions on aftercare to ensure optimal healing and pigment retention.
  • Common Healing Responses: Educating about normal healing processes, including potential temporary effects like redness or swelling.

Practical Hands-On Training

  • Basic Strokes and Patterns: Instruction in the fundamental strokes used in eyebrow shading and ombre, focusing on creating natural-looking results.
  • Layering Techniques: Learning to layer color for a dimensional, gradual ombre effect, transitioning from light to dark.
  • Texture Creation: Techniques for adding texture to the brows, mimicking the natural appearance of hair, and enhancing the overall look.

Analyzing Eyebrow Structure: Training in assessing individual eyebrow structures and customizing the approach for each client.

Tailoring to Facial Features: Techniques to tailor eyebrow shading and ombre to enhance or balance facial features.

Adapting to Skin Types: Adjusting techniques based on different skin types for optimal pigment retention and healing.

  • Practice on Model: Applying skills learned on live model, providing real-world experience under professional supervision.
  • Technique Refinement: Gaining feedback from instructors and peers to refine techniques and improve precision and artistry.
  • Building Confidence: Developing confidence in handling real client scenarios, from consultation to application.
  • Common Challenges: Identifying and learning to overcome common issues encountered in eyebrow shading and ombre, such as uneven application or color mismatch.
  • Corrective Techniques: Gaining skills in correcting mistakes or adjusting the work during and after the procedure.
  • Advanced Customization: Exploring advanced techniques for challenging eyebrow shapes or corrections.
  • Sterilization and Sanitation: Hands-on practice maintaining a sterile work environment, including tool sterilization and workspace cleanliness.
  • Client Comfort and Safety: Techniques for ensuring client comfort during the procedure, including using numbing agents.
  • Skill Assessment: An evaluation of the skills acquired during the training to ensure readiness for professional application.
  • Constructive Feedback: Receiving constructive feedback and suggestions for continued practice and improvement.

Client Consultation and Management

  • Initial Consultations: Structuring initial meetings to understand client desires, assess their eyebrow condition, and discuss potential results.
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  • Expectations: Clearly communicating the possibilities and limitations of eyebrow shading and ombre techniques to clients.
  • Personalized Treatment Plans: Creating tailored plans considering each client’s unique eyebrow shape, skin type, and desired outcome.
  • Developing Interpersonal Skills: Enhancing communication skills to build trust and create a comfortable environment for clients.
  • Addressing Client Concerns: Effectively responding to and alleviating clients’ apprehensions or queries about the procedure.
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  • Empathetic Approach: Balancing professionalism with empathy ensures clients feel heard and cared for.
  • Providing Aftercare Guidance: Educating clients on post-procedure care to ensure proper healing and longevity of the eyebrow shading/ombre.
  • Scheduling Follow-Up Visits: Arranging follow-up appointments to assess healing and perform any necessary touch-ups.
  • Managing Post-Procedure Inquiries: Being available to address any post-procedure concerns or questions to ensure client satisfaction and safety.
  • Maintaining Accurate Records: Keeping detailed and accurate records of client consultations, procedures, and follow-ups.
  • Ensuring Client Confidentiality: Upholding privacy and confidentiality standards in line with legal requirements.
  • Loyalty and Referral Programs: Implementing programs to encourage repeat business and client referrals.

Regular Client Communication: Keeping in touch with clients through newsletters, updates, or special offers to maintain a lasting relationship.

  • Dealing with Dissatisfied Clients: Techniques for professionally and effectively handling client dissatisfaction or complaints.
  • Service Recovery and Conflict Resolution: Strategies for turning negative experiences into positive outcomes to maintain client trust and loyalty.
  • Collecting Feedback: Encouraging clients to provide feedback to improve services continually.
  • Using Testimonials and Before-After Pictures: Leveraging positive client testimonials and visual transformations for marketing and trust-building.

Business Development and Marketing

  • Business Planning Essentials: Guidance on creating a business plan, covering aspects like market analysis, service offerings, and financial projections.
  • Navigating Legal and Regulatory Requirements: Understanding the legal requirements for starting an eyebrow shading/ombre business, including necessary certifications, health regulations, and insurance.
  • Studio Setup and Aesthetics: Tips on designing a professional and welcoming studio space, including considerations for location, layout, and essential equipment.
  • Building a Brand Identity: Crafting a unique brand identity for your business, including logo, color scheme, and overall branding strategy.
  • Digital Marketing Strategies: Utilize digital platforms like social media, websites, and online advertising to market your services effectively.
  • Engaging with the Local Community: Implementing local marketing strategies, such as participating in community events, local collaborations, and word-of-mouth marketing.
  • Pricing Strategies: Develop pricing strategies that reflect the quality of your services, market rates, and your target clientele.
  • Growth and Expansion Planning: Identifying growth opportunities, such as introducing new services, hiring staff, or expanding to additional locations.
  • Building Professional Relationships: Connect with other beauty industry professionals, suppliers, and local businesses.
  • Collaborative Opportunities: Exploring partnerships with local beauty salons, spas, and aesthetic clinics for mutual growth and client referrals.
  • Appointment Booking and Client Management Systems: Implementing technology solutions for efficient appointment scheduling and client management.
  • Social Media Utilization: Leverage social media platforms to showcase your work, engage with clients, and build an online presence.

Staying Informed of Industry Developments: Keeping up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques, and technologies in eyebrow shading and ombre.

Continual Professional Development: Investing in ongoing education and training to enhance skills and offer the latest services to clients.

  • Attracting New Clients: Techniques for attracting clients, including special offers, introductory packages, and showcasing transformations.
  • Client Retention Strategies: Develop strategies to ensure client loyalty, such as excellent customer service, follow-up systems, and loyalty rewards.


Whether you are starting your journey in permanent makeup or looking to refine and expand your existing skills, Fine Strokes Microblading Studios’ PMU Academy is your gateway to mastering the art and science of micro-pigmentation under the guidance of one of the industry’s best.


At Fine Strokes Microblading, Elda has developed and perfected our unique techniques since 2016.

Our award-winning method is exclusive to us; you can only learn it here. To achieve results similar to those of Elda and our team, you need to learn directly from her.

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  • Box of needles (your choice 08, 10, 0r 12 Single needle)
  • Training Manual
  • 3 Pigments ($40/each)
  • 1 Numbing Gel ($25)

Yes, we offer an online permanent makeup training program.

This is a convenient option for those who cannot attend in-person sessions, providing flexibility while covering the essential skills and techniques. 

Let us know which course you’re looking for and we’ll send you the right information. 

To find our nearest training location, visit our website and check out our ‘Locations’ page.

We have multiple training centers, making finding a course near you easy.

In our shading/ombre training, you’ll learn everything from basic to advanced shading techniques.

Review of eyebrow shaping, color theory, skin types, safety protocols, and hands-on practice to master the art of shading.

Yes, you should have the PMU foundations course or Microblading Training Course done first. (Lip Blush Training helps as well if you don’t plan on offering Microblading services. )

We can provide one for you to work with at our studio, but we encourage you to bring your own machine.

We do provide one beginner Friendly PMU machine to get you started. 

We use these Machines ourselves everyday, so they’re very versitile. 

Yes, upon successfully completing the training, you will receive a certification from Fine Strokes Microblading Studio, recognizing your skills and knowledge in Eyebrow Shading/Ombre.

Our online training is meticulously designed to be as comprehensive and practical as our in-person sessions.

The Online course is not included in the course at this time. 

We offer ongoing support to our graduates such as professional guidance to help you establish your career in permanent makeup.

This course is a compliment course to your other PMU Skills. 

You should already be in business before completing this course. 

However we review some basics about business structure.