The Board of Health is trying to craft rules around microblading that both ensures public safety while also not being overly restrictive.
The Health Department took up the issue in January after the city received multiple inquiries about opening a microblading practice. It's a relatively new trend similar to tattooing. It is a beauty service in which less permanent ink is injected into the skin for such things as eyebrows or eyeliner. It has been growing in popularity and when the questions a
The Board of Health is revisiting its body art regulations as the trend of microblading has recently arrived in the city.
Health Director Gina Armstrong said recently the department received two inquiries from people looking to open a microblading practice. Armstrong said the practice is covered by the tattoo regulations but said there is room in the regulations for further definitions and a requirement of experience.