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

Yes, ac2196, ink regret can come immediately after the ink has been placed, months, or even years later. Our self esteem is helped by knowing that technology can help us, it does take time, but it is so worth it. Waiting a few months... READ COMMENT

Ink regret is felt by many on this forum. It is amazing how beautiful something looks on paper, but does not translate well to the skin. As soon as my tattoo artist was finishing up, I realize what a huge mistake it was. And I began... READ COMMENT

Yes, you are having some wonderful fading! Congrats! This may give a lot of people out there battling ink regret, that there is hope for removal/fading whatever your dream. READ COMMENT

So wonderful to hear from you again BBdoll, yes the ink is just ink. I still dislike mine also, but it so faded and soft now that it does not bother me so much. I have postponed treatments because of other things, and am perfectly... READ COMMENT

After care is the hardest part of it all, especially the emotions. I had some bad days after each session. I found that antihistamines were fabulous for the itch. I also took Biosil drops which help for skin healing, taste nasty but... READ COMMENT