Could tattoo removal work on my full sleeve?

  • Charisse96
  • 1 year ago

For years I've been unhappy with my tattoo sleeve, I've tried different coverups, tried to force myself to fall in love with it again but the older I get the more I hate my tattoos. It's really getting me down, I have a chest piece and some others spread across my body. I honestly am at the point where I wish I was completely tattoo free. I have decided to look into tattoo removal but as I have a full sleeve I'm worried that this won't work for me. I don't know my alternatives, I just know having tattoos I don't feel proud of is shaping everything for me, I won't wear certain things, I feel so self conscious when people see my tattoos. Any advice would be much appreciated!! My tattoos are outlined in black but mostly colour, pinks, reds and blues

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It is acid. Do not try to fool all these desperate people on here. Desperate, but not dumb.
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haha. i would love to see it work. if you at least could show me some satisfying results i would book my flight right now and come to one of your shops.
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want to loose them badly
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i have tattos too.
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I have a full sleeve I got 7 months ago and I want it gone. I feel like a crazy person who made a stupid choice. I wanted it at the time but now I don't. Like everyone above said new lasers are coming out all the time. best of luck
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For clarifications, new lasers are in fact, not coming out all the time. The Q-switched Nd:YAG has been FDA approved and in use since the mid 90s. Many consider it "the gold standard" for removal. The only new laser is the Pico, which is not effective on red and has barely been out a year with varrying results.
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I personally think that until the FDA regulates the INKS to a certain standard (w/o the metals), or until an INK manufacturer engineers an ink that will respond easily to the laser, we will continue to get the same results. I don't know how laser technology can improve much more really, as tattoos are meant to be permanent. It is the ink that needs to be improved. And, even if it was, tattoo artists might be skeptical about tattooing w/ such inks. Until then, I agree...I don't see much more potential for laser improvement.
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Laser is definitely possible to remove sleeves. At least mine healed really well. A fullarm-sleeve is expensive to remove, but worth it. This is also a long process, and a lot of waiting included. I did this a year ago, and i couldn't be happier! Do some research, and find a professional laserclinic, call them with questions too. Good luck!
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hi there. do you have pictures of your removed sleeve?
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Do you have pictures of the total outcome?
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AnneLK is there anyway you can post pictures of your removed sleeve? I know a lot of people are curious to see.
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It is possible to do full sleeves, however it's a lengthy process, mostly because it's nearly impossible to treat an entire arm at once. Also, the blues and pinks won't start reacting well to treatment until the 4th or even 6th treatment. Because it is such a long, drawn out process though, it could open up some options after a few months of treatments. One of them might be consulting with another artist on covering the faded work with something you really love.
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You should see if anyone around you has a picoseconds laser device. Or, based on how antsy you are to begin, you could just convenience yourself with the information that the next generation/frequency of laser device will appear in some decades and it will be kilometers better than even these elegant new pico designs. I wish you the best! Tattoo Numbing Cream
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Hey! I know exactly how you're feeling. Check out my review... I've been wearing skin coloured sleeves for the past few weeks and it's helped me out emotionally until I have the money to move forward with removal. You can find all sizes, colours and lengths of sleeves on Ink Armour website. I wish you the best!
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**************************.jpg it probably won't be perfect; it will be expensive; it will take time. But people do have massive tattoos removed sometimes. You should see if anyone around you has a picosecond laser. Or, depending on how antsy you are to start, you could just comfort yourself with the knowledge that the next generation/frequency of laser will show up in some years and it will be miles better than even these fancy new pico models.

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I have two half sleeves I want gone. You are not alone!
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Call Tattoo Vanish is all natural that really work (No laser, no acid)
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