By InStyle Staff
Updated Dec 14, 2017 @ 4:15 pm

We're calling it now: Microblading your brows is about to become as commonplace as getting 'em tweezed, waxed, or otherwise shaped. Granted, the process is a wee bit more extensive—a technician numbs your arches, then uses a micro-fine razor and tattoo pigment to create hair-like wisps. The result? Perpetually-groomed brows that'll last you a good one to three years.

Sound too good to be true? We thought so too—that's why we sent one of our beauty editors to try the treatment firsthand. Check out her experience with N.Y.C.'s foremost pro—Piret Aava, aka the Eyebrow Doctor on Instagram—in the video above.