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THE BROW BRIGADE

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Posted by 04.19.18

Brows frame the face, create balance and draw attention right where you want it – on your baby blues (or browns). While pencils, gels, and plucking have been brow grooming mainstays, microblading has risen as the go-to treatment for fuller, natural-looking results.

Microblading entails using a very fine pen that is really tiny needles to deposit pigment into the skin in strokes that resemble human hair. Since these fine needles only go to the superficial layers of the skin, this technique is semi-permanent as opposed to brow tattoos which are considered permanent.  The key benefit of the microblading technique is that when done by an expert, it offers a more natural look that lasts well

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FAUX TO PRO: YOUR GUIDE TO BETTER BROWS

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Posted by 07.12.16

Eyebrows play a crucial role in our overall facial appearance, and minor tweaks can have a major impact. But the “bold brow” trend isn’t the only reason to amp up your arches… Fort Lauderdale, Florida permanent makeup provider Diane Makish explains that clients come to her for more than sparse brows due to years of overplucking. “Hair loss due to chemotherapy and alopecia, as well as trichotillomania (the compulsive urge to pull out hair) are just a few medical reasons to consider the variety of brow enhancement treatments.” Permanent makeup is definitely a long-lasting solution but it’s not the only option, and here are a variety of “faux” and “pro” ways to get full, b

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BODY INK

Posted by 03.13.09

How can I get rid of a tattoo I have had since college?

Tattoos are one of those spur of the moment things you tend to regret at some point down the road- except maybe if you’re a rocker or a biker babe. They are also not so easy to get rid of – but lasers are the answer.  Having a tattoo removed is much more expensive than getting it. Tattoo artists use heavy metals in their inks that can be resistant to many new laser technologies; for example, black has iron, blue has cobalt. The age of the tattoo and the ink that was used will factor in to how easy it is to obliterate – or not. The most commonly used lasers fall under the Q-switch category because of the short, high energy pul

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