Tattoo Removal

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There are many options for those who want to get rid of a tattoo, including lasers, dermabrasion, or excision. Lasers are by far the most popular methods, with leading technologies including PicoSure and PicoWayLEARN MORE ›

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Removing Black Text Tattoo with a Q-switched Laser

Two years ago I had an impulsive decision to get a tattoo on my inner forearm – because my friend was getting one for himself and invited me to accompany him. I thought it was cool to get myself something too, so I came up with this meaningless design just the night before, which took me like 3... READ MORE

Any Advice on Removing This Tattoo - London, GB

So I have been waiting a few years for a tattoo, and I finally got it done and I am so unhappy with it and just want to get rid of it. I only had this done in September so I understand I need to wait till January to start laser removal. I don't know whether to try a picolaser or stick to a... READ MORE

Bye Bye Birdy - Sacramento, CA

I figured it was high time that I write a review about my tattoo removal experience, as I have been reading this site for more than three years to find strength during my struggle with removal. My story is much like many of yours - I got two matching tattoos, one on each forearm, in March 2014.... READ MORE

Regretting my Watercolor Sleeve - Konstanz, Germany

I'm so happy I found this place. I'm also going through severe tattoo depression. I've been traveling for the last year and thought it would be a good idea to get a tattoo. But not a small one as its boring. Rather a sleeve since it looks sick. That's at least what I thought. I always counted... READ MORE

Another Tale of Regret

I am starting my second journey in tattoo removal. I have previously had a large shoulder cap tattoo "removed" with Enlighten. After 4 sessions I couldn't bear the pain and gave up. I let it fade for a few months and had a beautiful cover up. I was so happy it reignited my love of tattoos now... READ MORE

Well Planned, Yet Impulsive Mistake-Q Switched Removal

Right now I am trying to decide if laser removal is right for me. I regret my cover up tattoo, even though I had dreamed about it for a year and a half. I had a small tattoo done in college (2004 or 2005) which I never loved or hated. I had my baby girl in 2014 and immediately started thinking... READ MORE

NEW BEGINNINGS LASER TATTOO REMOVAL

I started getting laser removal of my ex husbands name lucky me right. Well I'm starting to get frustrated because I've had my fourth session and it still has not gone it is right above my heart and I thought that supposed to be where it goes The most I understand that she likes to use a local... READ MORE

Half Sleeve Nightmare!

Last september I was often hanging out with a tattoo artist and got many tattoo's in a short period of time... one day my friends convinced me to get a portrait of audrey hepburn on the front of my lower arm... without actually thinking it through I proceeded with the tattoo.... instantly I had... READ MORE

The Start Of My Tattoo Laser Removal!

Hi! So i have a massive hideous mistake of a tattoo on my leg that has completely stripped me of my confidence. I wont bore you with the mosery and despair i feel from it. I decided to do something about it. I found a reputable doctor who performs laser removal in Derby (United Kingdom) who... READ MORE

I Removed My Only Tattoo by Excision - Vancouver, BC

I always thought tattoos were cool and because I've gone through so much these past few years....I thought I'd get a tattoo. I admit that I did not think this one through. It was an impulsive tattoo. I still love tattoos, but maybe not on myself. The tattoo is a cherry blossom branch wrapped... READ MORE

Mistake over Mistake- Tattoo Cover Up Regret - New York, NY

About three years ago, I decided to get a small simple tattoo. I made a mistake in going to a questionable tattoo shop to have it done, and ended up with a lumpy scarred mess with a blow out that made my arm look permanently bruised. The artist basically dug trenches into my skin, joking to his... READ MORE

Neck, collarbone and shoulder tattoo removal.

Hello!! I got my first tattoo when I was 18yo, 7 years ago. It was a small cross on the back of my neck and it was a matching tattoo with my best friend at the time. Even though it was was visible a when my hair was up, I still liked it. Since then I've gotten, 4 more tattoos. It wasn't until I... READ MORE

Another Tale of Regret

I got this big tatto that stretches around all of my lower right arm, I instantly regretted it and I am now considering the PicoWay for removal. Can anyone estimate how long it will take? Should also mention it has white ink in it, is this going to be worth it? and what are my options? And what... READ MORE

Tatto Removal in Process

I everyone, iam getting a tatto removal with Quanda Plus Laser, this are the results one month after first sesion, i will keep update the results. What do you think? If you have ever had this king of procedure, how many sesions do you think is gonna take to removed completely? Thanks God in... READ MORE

Trying to Fix my Mistakes

Hello everyone! First of all, excuse me for my mistakes, English is not my native language. So, like everyone here I have a story behind my tattos and removing them. I always loved tattoos and wanted to get one done. When I was a teenager, I was dating a guy who was really heavily tattoed and at... READ MORE

Laser Tattoo Removal of Five Small Tattoos

I finally decided to remove my tattoos. I'm very pleased that I chose to go forth with treatments. I have had five so far and I have three or four more to go. I wait a minimum of 8 weeks in between appointments. I see a drastic change. Although, as seen in photos it's normal for them to look... READ MORE

Large Foot Tattoo, Qswitch, PicoWay and PicoSure - Washington, DC

Hey all, I just discovered this site, so I'm a lot farther along in my treatment than some folks here. I've experienced many of the same emotions you all write about: depression, anxiety, sensing that people are judging my bad tattoo, even people who should be open-minded about that sort of... READ MORE

Instant Tattoo Regret

I am 18 years old and growing up in a house were everyone had tattoos as well as having family friends who are tattoo artists I thought it was time I got my first tattoo. I got this tattoo about a week ago and since then I cant look at my arm without feeling sick from regret. I wanted my tattoo... READ MORE

Desperate to Remove Cosmetic Tattoos Eyebrows LASER - Florida, FL

I had very sparse eyebrow hair. Went to a bad tech. Who tattooed them WAY too high! I have tried saline with little result. Test spot piko laser which darkened. And now I'm trying acid removal. I'm posting this to help anyone in need. The acid was applied to open skin 65% self neutralizing... READ MORE

Removing 10 Year Pelvic Tattoo

When I was 18 years old, I was naive and easily influenced by any cute boy that would give me attention. A guy I was kind of dating influenced me to get a tattoo. I remember saying, I don't want to get one on my arms, legs, back, chest, face, neck... pretty much any place visible. I decided on a... READ MORE

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