logo

Mother-of-Three Dumped after Botched $250 Microblading Procedure for Her Eyebrows

Rebelander Basilan
Apr 17, 2019
08:54 P.M.
Share this pen
FacebookFacebookTwitterTwitterLinkedInLinkedInEmailEmail

Jami Ledbetter never thought a microblading procedure would lead to her getting dumped.

Advertisement

The 42-year-old mother from Kansas City regretted availing herself of the $250 procedure after the huge embarrassment it caused her, as reported by Fox4KC.

Advertisement

“I tried to have a good attitude, but it burned a lot. It kind of felt bruised.”

“I would never wish this on my worst enemy,” the mother of three said. “What it’s done to my self-confidence, it’s been hard.”

Born without eyebrows, Ledbetter was excited when her daughters gifted her with a Groupon for a microblading procedure, which involves tattooing someone’s eyebrows on with tiny needles or a small blade.

But the result of the procedure was a complete disaster. Ledbetter ended up with botched eyebrows.

Advertisement

END OF A BLOSSOMING ROMANCE

She said, “I was devastated. I was even dating a guy, and he stopped dating me at that point.”

Ledbetter tried using makeup to cover her messed up brows to no avail. Embarrassed by how she looked, she didn’t go out much, except to work and buy grocery.

Ledbetter underwent another procedure to “camouflage” her brows, but it made things worse.

Advertisement

“It was pretty painful,” she said. “I tried to have a good attitude, but it burned a lot. It kind of felt bruised.”

Eventually, Ledbetter met Kara Gutierrez, a licensed and insured tattoo artist. Gutierrez, who owns Spot On Beauty, was shocked when she first saw Ledbetter.

“It took everything in me to hold back tears because this is the worse I’ve ever seen,” Gutierrez said.

Advertisement

PROMISING REMEDIAL PROCEDURE

Gutierrez, who has been in the beauty industry since 2011, is removing Ledbetter’s botched eyebrows with a product called Li-ft, which is a pigment lightening solution that is tattooed into the bad ink.

“You want scabs so it will pull out that pigment,” she said. “It’s very unpredictable to how much you can remove, but it works.”

In a related story, a mother revealed how she once waxed her 9-year-old daughter’s eyebrows to help her win a beauty contest.

In a preview clip for an episode of “Toddlers & Tiaras,” a reality television series that was canceled due to much controversy, the mother can be heard saying that her daughter will "take a little bit of pain all day long" if it means winning a superior beauty title.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Girl Bans Single Mom from Her Graduation after Learning She Works as a Cleaner — Story of the Day

April 24, 2022

Bride Doesn’t Want Her Dad in Wheelchair to Walk Her Down the Aisle until She Sees Him on TV — Story of the Day

May 17, 2022

Woman Sells Mom’s House and Leaves Her Homeless, Shows up Only 10 Years Later — Story of the Day

March 08, 2022

Son Mocks His Poor Mom Every Day, Finds a Note after Emergency Takes Her Away — Story of the Day

February 06, 2022

Young Mother Asks Neighbors to Babysit Her Daughter for a Few Hours and Disappears for Years – Story of the Day

April 17, 2022

Lady Sees Portrait of Her Carbon Copy among Artist's Works, 'I Drew Her an Hour Ago,' He Says – Story of the Day

February 06, 2022

Woman Meets Daughter’s Fiancé and Recognizes Nephew Who Disappeared 17 Years Ago – Story of the Day

February 28, 2022

Poor Mom Buys Baby Shoes at Flea Market, Puts Them on Her Child and Hears Crackling from Inside — Story of the Day

May 21, 2022

On Mother’s Day, Poor Woman Struggling to Feed Her Kids Receives $200K from Unknown Jake Reid — Story of the Day

May 10, 2022

‘I’m Waiting for Mom,’ Girl Says to Park Janitor, Next Day He Sees Her Still Sitting at Same Spot – Story of the Day

May 23, 2022

After Millionaire Husband’s Death, Old Widow Is Forced to Live In Dirty Old Trailer – Story of the Day

May 22, 2022

After Estranged Mother's Death, Siblings Find Dusty Old Box In Parents' Closet – Story of the Day

January 24, 2022

Woman Sees Wealthy Neighbor Looking for Food in Trash Cans — Story of the Day

March 05, 2022

Man Sees His Late Girlfriend’s Mother with Toddler in Her Arms and Runs Away from His Wedding – Story of the Day

February 23, 2022