The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a disturbing study indicating that three women in New Mexico most likely were infected with HIV as a result of getting "vampire facials" at a now-closed spa. The aforementioned incidence has generated extensive apprehension over the safety of cosmetic treatments and emphasises the necessity of strict restrictions and education regarding potential hazards. Let's examine what vampire facials are, the incidents that have been documented, and the wider safety concerns for consumers.