I like to pierce on the one single exhale. Most of it is all in your head. Pain is temporary. Vanity is forever. My mom has this thing where her grandma would always tell her, “If God wanted a hole on your body, he would’ve put it there.” Just to… Continue Reading How To Get A Nose Piercing With Brian Keith Thompson Of Body Electric | Macro Beauty | Refinery29

The perfect amount of pressure when the needle touches the lip line, it should feel like it’s dancing or almost bouncing off the skin, very shallow. You never want it to feel as though it’s too aggressive or stabbing into the skin. My name is Carolyn Staples and I am… Continue Reading Why I Got My Lips Tattooed | Macro Beauty | Refinery29

When I do ear candling, you start feeling a sound of sizzling. I call it a bacon sizzling. My name is Kiah Jones, and I’m getting ear candling done today. Since I was young, I’ve always had a throbbing in my left ear. When I told my mom about it,… Continue Reading I Got Years Of Ear Wax Removed Holistically | Macro Beauty | Refinery29

I was not aware that I was self-conscious of my chin until it started drooping. My name is Angela and today I’m getting Kybella injections. Two years ago I experienced some trauma in my life, I lost a loved one, I moved across country — the list goes on. Experiencing… Continue Reading Kybella Double Chin Removal Treatment Up Close | Macro Beauty | Refinery29

This one’s gonna be like the easiest I can make it really painful if you want. No, thank you. Sure Is that so weird to think about like, how is how is it’s never happened before? I actually am asking myself that question right now like I’m legitimately so nervous… Continue Reading We Got Custom Constellation Ear Piercings! (Beauty Trippin)

The way we apply the sugar paste – it kind of seeps into the hair follicle, wraps around the hair, and then it pulls it out. The craft is always being perfected. It’s like an art of hair removal. My name is Page Ellson and I’m gonna get sugared today.… Continue Reading Why Sugaring Is The Best Type Of Hair Removal | Macro Beauty | Refinery29

We’re dealing with the eye, which is such a sacred place, and people have a lot of fear behind that. I have trouble opening my eyes underwater, so when I first got it I was nervous too. Hi, my name is Taylor and today I’m getting a dry eye treatment.… Continue Reading I Tried A Holistic Dry Eye Treatment For The First Time | Macro Beauty | Refinery29

Come closer. Really, really, close. I have spider veins along with a thousand other things that people would call flaws. My name is Lexi. I’m a senior beauty editor at Refinery29. A lot people want to know what they can do about their spider veins and I don’t think I… Continue Reading Spider Vein Removal Treatment Up Close | Macro Beauty | Refinery29

The biggest message that we are trying to get out there isn’t one type of beauty, you know? There’s so many different shapes, and colors, and textures. Eyelash extensions are the perfect complement to that, because they just accent the beauty that you already possess. My name is Stacey, and… Continue Reading I Got $200 Eyelash Extensions For The First Time | Macro Beauty | Refinery29

Come closer. Really, really close. Honestly, I’m not really sure what microblading is. I think it’s like a tattoo. This is Natasha. Like every other girl growing up, I over-waxed my eyebrows. And they never grew back. Now I want full eyebrows all the time and it’s very difficult to… Continue Reading Microblading Permanent Eyebrow Tattoo Up Close | Macro Beauty | Refinery29