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! You are having excellent fading, it is amazing! The side by side really tells you how far you have come. When we live with the ink day in and day out, it looks so stubborn. But the comparison tells the story of excellent... READ COMMENT

Aloha BSP :) I am thrilled that grad school is finished. But then I have more clinical hours to obtain along with supervision to be licensed. I have four years to complete that, and then write/take the national exam. Whew!! It... READ COMMENT

Your tattoo is placed right on the middle of your body, on your spine. This may have contributed to the pain, but may also contribute to easy removal. Extremities (hands and feet) may have more of a challenge for removal, not much... READ COMMENT

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