"Vampire Facials" are becoming more and more popular in todays beauty world. What is it exactly? It is a procedure where blood is draw from a patient and separates out the plasma and platelets from the red blood cells. Then the plasma is added back into a patient's face.
If you got it done and one salon in Albuquerque, you might want to get tested.
Story from KOB.com
"People who received injection-related services, including a Vampire Facial, at VIP Spa in downtown Albuquerque are encouraged to get HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C lab testing and counseling.
The New Mexico Department of Health said an inspection revealed that certain practices at the spa could spread blood-borne infections.
The Department of Health said it conducted the inspection after learning a client of VIP Spa developed an infection that may have resulted from a procedure performed at the spa.
People can get the health screenings at the Midtown Public Health Office located at 2400 Wellesley Ave NE."