PHOTOS: NBC10 Boston Investigators Look Into Microblading

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Lynne Young has a nervous disorder called trichotillomania, which is a compulsion to pluck out hair on the face. She wanted eyebrows microbladed on, but had to have the job removed.
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"I've got these black caterpillars on my face." Lynne Young was unhappy with the microblading job done on her eyebrows.
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Lynne Young shows NBC10 Boston Investigator Ally Donnelly before and after photos of the tattoo removal she had to undergo after getting her eyebrows microbladed by an unlicensed person.
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Microblading uses fine blades dipped in ink to deposit ink under the skin in lines that, when done properly, are delicate and hair-like. Mila Kaluk at BrowMuse on Boylston Street has both practitioner’s and establishment body art licenses.
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Beauty blogger Christina Hernandez said her microblading job caused pain and inflammation on her face.
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Rob Harris, owner of Disappearing, Inc., uses a laser to break up ink in a tattoo on a woman’s leg. Removing microblading, which is a type of tattoo, is very similar to but somewhat less intense than removing tattoos on other parts of the body.
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Rob Harris, owner of Disappearing, Inc., explains to Eveliza Velez the process he will use to start removing a tattoo on her leg.
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Rob Harris, owner of Disappearing, Inc., uses a laser to break up the ink under the skin of Eveliza Velez in his Tremont Street office.
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