Three Large Tattoos Very, One Very Large and Dense Black and Blue - Sydney, AU

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Hey guys, so my story is quite frustrating. I...

Hey guys, so my story is quite frustrating. I originally had a bird design on my hip that I liked, however I made a decision to add some flowers and shading to it- worst mistake of my life! I had it done by a different artist to the original. The tattoo ended up becoming so dark, large and dense and it didn't flow at all. In an attempt to try and fix the tattoo I kept going back for more sessions however it finally got to what was supposed to be the finished project and it was horrible. In hindsight I should have stopped and began a removal process but I kept going and here I am. I used to be so comfortable with my body and loved spending time at the beach in a bikini but now I can't even stand my tattoo to be out. I refuse to look at it in the mirror because it makes me so upset and angry. The other two designs I am having removed are ok, not debilitating but I am not happy with so all three are being removed. Ideally I am looking for full removal of all three but understand that I probably won't achieve a full removal on my hip so I am preparing for a coverup there. I looked into the picosure laser however it was out of my price range. So I have decided to go with the medlite c6. I had my first treatment today on all three and can already see all the light shading gone. He couldn't hit the blue today because it needed a different wave length and it would be to much for my skin in one go so please only pay attention to the black. Will keep updated as I go on my journey.

3 Weeks After First Treatment

3 weeks after my first treatment and it feels like forever since I had it! probably because i and checking everyday for progress. I experienced no blistering, just a lot of heat, redness, swelling and itchiness. I am excited about the progress of my two smaller tattoos as they seem to have faded quite a bit, however the tattoo i have the main issue with is still quite dark and strong - i guess that one will be a long road. I was hoping to have it ready for a coverup before summer (australian summer) but looks like it will probably be a lot longer. I am excited for my next treatment and will keep my forum updated! Thanks for all the support, It helps a lot on those down days :)

2 weeks after Second treatment

I have just had my second treatment and again am very impressed with the results. Again the blue has not been treated yet and will be done next treatment. The black has faded a lot, although there is a still a long way to go. Like everyone I guess I have my days where I feel angry and frustrated that they are there in the first place but at the end of the day I have to deal with my mistake. Feeling very promising about the results. I am aiming for a full removal of my back and rib tattoo and to fad my largest and darkest tattoo on my hip/thigh for a coverup. Please note I am being treated by a q switch laser. I have been using EmLa numbing cream which has helped substantially with the pain. It is very quick and It has healed quickly aswell. Please keep the comments coming, it's inspiring to have support and questions :)

Awaited updates!

Hi everyone, sorry for the delay in between my posts. I have had huge success in my laser so far but unfortunately am still chilling away at the very dense black and blue tattoo on my thigh. My back and ribs have had about 6-7 treatments now and i have decided to cover my ribs and let my back go away forever! It has been a long and painful process but please keep your eye on the prize it is very much worth it! I still get frustrated and down alot about my largest tattoo that hasnt faded as fast but a slow journey to the goal i want is better than a quick journey to something else i will regret. Stay positive. It works on even the darkest most hideous tattoos! All my treatments have been done with the q swtich laser.
Troels Thomason at hunter and fox

Troels was so amazing, so nice and kept checking during treatment to make sure I was ok. Couldn't have been in better hands!

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