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If Tattoos are Permanent, Why Do they Fade Over Time?

March 26th, 2017 by Tattoo Removal in Tattoo Removal

Anyone who has run the idea of getting a tattoo past a friend or relative has inevitably heard the well-meaning, yet completely irritating and unnecessary ‘tattoos are forever’ speech. We know. Thus the basis of their appeal over henna or a rub on transfer from a cube of 1980’s bubble gum. Thank you for your […]

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Not all Lasers Are Created Equal. Know the Difference and Save Your Skin.

February 26th, 2017 by Tattoo Removal in Tattoo Removal

Just a few weeks ago a story surfaced about a Queensland man who had suffered severe burns in the aftermath of a tattoo removal gone wrong. The horrific outcome of this botched laser tattoo removal stems from not only a lack of regulation of the industry, but misuse of laser technologies on the market. While […]

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A Brief History of Tattoo Removal

February 7th, 2017 by Tattoo Removal in Tattoo Removal

Tattoos and tattoo removal have a long and interesting history.  The reasons for wanting them removed often every bit as personal and important as the reasons they were desired to begin with.  The art of permanently marking the skin with inks and dyes has been around longer than any existing culture today and have been […]

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DIY Tattoo Removal. The very good reasons you should leave it up to the experts.

January 19th, 2017 by Tattoo Removal in Tattoo Removal

In September of 2015 a story hit the news of a UK woman who, desperate to have a tattoo of her ex-boyfriend’s name removed from her arm, purchased a DIY tattoo removal kit online. The story, as the majority of mainstream news stories are, was not a happy one with a successful outcome. The tattoo […]

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Why Wavelengths Matter When Performing Your Laser Tattoo Removal

January 2nd, 2017 by Tattoo Removal in Tattoo Removal

Human bodies are as unique as the tattoos people fall in love with and have inked upon their skin for all eternity. And just like the same pick-up line will not work with every intriguing face you see across a crowded room, the same approach towards laser tattoo removal will not work on every combination […]

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Will Laser Tattoo Removal Cause Scarring?

November 29th, 2016 by Tattoo Removal in Tattoo Removal

Anything can cause scarring when done incorrectly. Peeling a carrot comes with its own degree of difficulty and risk when left to the wrong person. Laser tattoo removal is no different. Laser therapy is a medical procedure and as with all medical procedures the person performing the treatment needs to be fully aware of all […]

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Why Your Skin Tone Is Important to Your Laser Tattoo Removal Technician

November 16th, 2016 by Tattoo Removal in Tattoo Removal

50 Shades of Fitzpatrick. Well… 6 shades and an explanation. Skin type is an important factor for your laser technician to take into consideration when evaluating the likely success of removing your tattoo. Developed by a Harvard University dermatologist, the Fitzpatrick Scale is used to classify skin colour on a numerical scale. This scale is […]

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Temporary Skin Discolouration After Laser Tattoo Removal.

November 2nd, 2016 by Tattoo Removal in Tattoo Removal

Q-Switched lasers, such as the ones used by Tattoo Removal Laser Clinics, are considered to be the gold standard in laser tattoo removal technology.  That being said, there are risks associated with any medical procedure you undergo.  And even though most laser tattoo removal clinics do not operate out of a doctor’s surgery, it does […]

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Tanning and Tattoos. Why Sun Exposure Can Affect Your Laser Tattoo Removal.

October 21st, 2016 by Tattoo Removal in Tattoo Removal

Anyone who has spent time in this gorgeous sun-soaked country of ours knows that any prolonged exposure to the sun is going to have an effect on your skin.  Ultraviolet radiation absorbed from the sun is important in healthy doses as it helps our bodies produce vitamin D.  A vitamin that is essential to absorption […]

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Can I Put a New Tattoo Over the Site of Laser Tattoo Removal?

October 5th, 2016 by Tattoo Removal in Tattoo Removal

If your love for a specific tattoo has faded but your love for body art is still strong, chances are you have thought of getting a tattoo covered up. Not everyone wants to go bigger, brighter and bolder in order to hide their original artwork. The good news is that with laser tattoo removal technology, […]

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