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! I understand about ink regret, the artist was bandaging my hand up and I was thinking "well this will need to be lasered off". I had a consult and began the process within 6 weeks. The tattooed area/skin does need to be healed... READ COMMENT

Often when others get close to us, physically close to us, they do not see the ink, nor the raised lines. They see only the wonderful person that you are. We are often our own worst enemy, it's time to become our own cheerleader..... READ COMMENT

So good to see/hear you again!! I was wondering where and how you were doing. I also have used at-home scar sheets, they really improved my raised bits. And yes, I also see such significant fading comparing with your first photos. ... READ COMMENT

Aloha!! I think your removal story shows wonderful results, it gives so many of us hope. I know personally that I would rather have scars than the ink, but for those of you out there that want flawless skin, there are so many lotions,... READ COMMENT

Aloha missmountain, I am not on the forum as much as I used to be. One reason is because I am still going through the process and after 10 sessions of the alextrivantage the ink is a soft grey and does not bother me nearly as much as... READ COMMENT