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FOCUS ON MICROBLADING!

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

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Eyebrows might just be the most important facial feature. They frame the face, create balance and put the attention right where you want it – on your eyes. While pencils and plucking were once our favorite go-to groomers, microblading is taking over as the treatment for choice for more natural-looking, semi- permanent results.  “In the aesthetics industry, there’s a belief that brows are the new lips,” says Alex Thiersch, Founder and Director of the American Med Spa Association (AmSpa). “Microblading has taken the industry by storm thanks to the reception, the profit margin for spas and huge patient demand.”

While microblading offers a lasting anecdote to an over-waxed, barely there brow, it also penetrates the skin, which means safety is a concern. Here are a few things to be on the lookout for when booking your brow makeover:

Tattooing certification – Most states treat microblading the same way they treat tattooing or permanent makeup. “The practitioner needs a tattooing certification and the business needs to register as a tattoo parlor,” shares Alex. “Estheticians who have a tattoo license can perform the procedure in most states, but they must be sure to identify themselves as a tattoo artist during the procedure because the practice falls outside their esthetic practice act.” (more…)