A procedure that was made famous by Kim Kardashian in 2013 after she posted a selfie on Instagram with blood on her face is now under fire. The Vampire Facial is a procedure where blood is extracted and then injected back into the clients face. Influencers claim this is a genius way to refresh your skin. Unfortunately, hundreds of New Mexico residents have been getting tested to see if they contracted HIV. The New Mexico Department of Health is asking anyone who received an injection at the VIP Spa in Albuquerque to get tested. Two people who received a Vampire Facial were diagnosed with HIV after two people who had a "vampire facial" were diagnosed with HIV.

The Vampire Facials were being administered through March and September 2018. The two people who were infected have the same virus strain, officials have found that this is all stemming from the Albuquerque spa. Have you heard of the Vampire Facial being done locally? Let us know in the comments below.


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