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 M, this is why I like side-by-side photos, you can really see the fading. When we live with it everyday, day in day out, moment by moment, we simply get used to the fading and wonder why it's not fading more. You are obviously... READ COMMENT

I also have some fading on another tattoo where I knocked the scab that had formed. I'm sure as you continue with more sessions you will see more fading. Laser removal is quite a lengthy process, patience helps whenever we can find it... READ COMMENT

Aloha inor5819, I'm glad that this site and others have given you some personal strength to move forward. Ink regret can be emotionally, mentally, and physically draining. Ink regret often opens the doors for self-doubt, anxiety, and... READ COMMENT

Aloha D, I'm glad that you are on this site sharing your story. Ink regret and social anxiety problems are two battles that many have. Sharing online helps not only the one posting the review, but also the ones that read the review. ... READ COMMENT

Oh Saskamiri, I did not see you August 5th posting, but we were preparing for the hurricane to hit. And I think sometimes my email folder gets overloaded with updates and some go into the spam folder. I am really liking your positive... READ COMMENT