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Tattoo Removal Methods

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No one gets a tattoo anticipating its removal. The tattoo artist, whose goal is to create a permanent image, embeds the ink deep within the dermis. The ink is below the outer layers of skin, the epidermis, so the ink won’t be effected by shedding of the skin or external factors acting on the surface of the skin. Removing this ink is possible, some methods more acceptable than others. Wrecking Balm, Tattoo B Gone, lemon juice, and other lotions can lighten the top layer of the skin over the tattoo, possibly making the tattoo appear lighter. This skin is constantly shedding off, so reapplication is ongoing. Basically, this method...

How Tobacco Use Inhibits Tattoo Removal

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If you’ve looked into having laser tattoo removal, you already know that your overall good health is important to success.  Healthy, active people generally have strong immune systems and good circulation, both of which are key to removing ink.  The use of tobacco can seriously hinder even an otherwise healthy person’s tattoo removal success.  We know from a study published in the Archives of Dermatology  that the laser tattoo removal process is 70% less effective for tobacco users.  Perhaps the desire to have your ex’s name removed from your arm will be the incentive you need to quit this deadly habit. Laser tattoo removal works by the laser breaking...

Yes, your tattoo CAN be removed!

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Lasercare Tattoo Removal has brought Alaska into the 21st century with the most advanced laser technology on the market today.  We use the Quanta Q Plus laser, the most powerful tattoo removal laser available. This enables Lasercare to remove tattoos of nearly any color without the scarring and intense pain of other less powerful lasers currently in use.  The Quanta’s laser pulse takes less time to reach and destroy ink molecules, and this means less time that the skin is under the laser, therefore reducing the chance for damage to the skin. This stronger laser also means fewer treatments, less pain, and a higher rate of removal success.  ...


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Popular essential oils, such as Doterra, will cause burns and blistering if used within two months of having laser tattoo removal. If you are interested in having a tattoo removed, stop using these products until two months after your tattoo is completely removed.  Read about medical recommendations concerning essential oils and sun exposure...

Picosure Laser Lawsuit

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The manufacturer of the Picosure tattoo removal laser has had a class action lawsuit filed against them.  Cynosure marketed the Picosure laser as an effective tattoo removal laser able to remove even the toughest colors of ink, all the while knowing that the laser could not remove tattoo ink.  Laser operators have been using their Picosure lasers for up to five years, getting paid by clients with no results.  If you are one of these unfortunate people, you can see if you are eligible for compensation. The Quanta Q Plus C laser continues to be the most successful tattoo removal laser available.  Lasercare Tattoo Removal has been successfully removing...

The Cost of Tattoo Removal

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How much will it cost to remove your tattoo? All variables aside, laser tattoo removal is priced by the amount of ink to be removed.  If your tattoo is completely filled in with ink, simply measure your tattoo.  If your tattoo is script or has empty spaces, imagine pushing all of the ink together and estimate a measurement of solid ink.  The price per treatment  is $149.00 for one inch of ink (about the size of a quarter), $199.00 for two square inches (about the size of the height of a bank card), $249.00 for three square inches (about the size of a Post It note), $299.00 for four...