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6 Shocking Facts About Eyebrow Embroidery (Most Salons Won't Tell You)

Updated: Jan 10, 2021

As the saying goes, eyebrows are the windows to the soul, which means having great ones is extremely important. Eyebrows are one of those features a lot of people don’t think about despite its significant impact on your overall look. The fact is humans are very dependent on their looks. Sure, inner beauty and personality play a vital role, too, but the fact that a book sells by its cover is still very relevant.

Over the most recent few years, eyebrow embroidery has stunned the world, generally on the grounds that people are saving SO MUCH TIME drawing the living hell out of their eyebrows, and individuals are GRABBING the opportunity to have their eyebrows done.

However, here are a few facts that most salons won't tell you, and you shouldn't go ahead with eyebrow embroidery before reading these facts.

1. Eyebrow embroidery may cause scarring

Shannon Bozell takes photos of her eyebrows following a "pigment pull" treatment at Merle Norman in Kalamazoo. The treatment is meant to lighten the color of the brows and create a slight arch. Bozell said she developed blisters under her eyes following the appointment. (Courtesy Shannon Bozell)

The beauty industry is growing, and everyone wants in! There are lots of untrained artists in the market, usually offering extremely low prices. When done by an untrained artist, brow embroidery may result in scarring.

2. Eyebrow embroidery may spread diseases like Hepatitis & HIV

Because microblading requires breaking the skin, the Interior Health Authority cautions it should only be done at places that are subject to inspections. "Our biggest concern is that there is the risk of blood-borne infections, so things like Hepatitis and HIV. Which is why the hygiene of a salon you are going to is extremely important. To cut costs to compete against prices, some salons reuse items that are in contact with blood.