Location: Hawaii
Member since 11/2/2012


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Reviews by kahelelani

A Dream Becomes a Nightmare but the End is in Sight - Hawaii, HI

I live in a place where hand tattooes are culturally acceptable if not expected. I began the tattoo journey years ago with the help of a trusted artist. I always wanted to add to the tattoo, it was stunning and so unique. I went back to the trusted artist, we discussed for an extensive amount of... READ MORE

Discussions started by kahelelani

What is your favourite after lasering cream or lotion?

I'm finding after five laser sessions that the skin is taking a beating.  I've tried aquaphor (don't like the petroleum greasy feeling), Palmer's cocobutter (it's good but... READ MORE

Recent comments from kahelelani

Aloha simonvegas91, I understand your sense of depression and feeling terrible. I was there, as have many here on this forum have been. I spent many weeks crying, sleepless nights after my ink regret sunk in. I went to counseling... READ COMMENT

Aloha simonvegas91, Eva has some wonderful thoughts for you. There are many of us here that have gone through the horrible depression that comes with tattoo gone bad. We just never expect these things to happen. I called my posting... READ COMMENT

You have some wonderful questions. One thing about laser tattoo removal is the uncertainty and that sucks big time. Everyone's bodies are different, the ink is different (it's not regulated, and each company is different), artists'... READ COMMENT

I would be hesitant with online videos and pictures of others' experience. Their bodies are different from yours, the ink is different, and the laser as well as technique could be different. Seeing complete removal gives us hope... READ COMMENT

Aloha willhughes, I am so glad that you are finding inspiration from this website. There are many wonderful, supportive people here. I hope you post your experience, it can offer a learning opportunity for others, support others, and... READ COMMENT