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Experts warn of microblading

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A new beauty trend,microblading, a form of tattooing that keeps eyebrows looking clean.

There are pros and cons to any beauty treatment. Alice Beard, the owner of Premier Spa, suggests that customers should be proactive and ask tough questions. 

The technique of microblading is a semi-permanent cosmetic procedure that fills in thinned out areas of eyebrows. Spa professional use a handheld  tool with needles to apply pigments to draw in hairs. The pigment fades over time, and  yearly touch ups are highly recommended. 

Beard said that the procedure, if done incorrectly, can cause serious damage and health issues including infections, herpes simplex and permanent blindness. Beard encourages people to seek reputable businesses that offer  microblading services.