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Do you want to get rid of your tattoos?

Why Is Saline Tattoo Removal a Good Choice?

Tattoos are one of the most inventive forms of self-expression available. You may have liked the ink when you first received it, but now you want it removed for whatever reason. However, with so many tattoo removal choices, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. Which one should you pick - do you prioritize removal costs? Why don't you pick the one that hurts the least? What about scarring and pigmentation concerns? When it comes to tattoo removal, there are many factors to consider. This is where we enter the picture. Continue reading to learn about one of the safest methods available:

Removal & Fading of Saline

Tattoo removal is accomplished with a properly produced saline solution and a coil or rotary tattoo machine in this procedure. The technician will go over the tattoo in the same way that it was applied, but instead of ink, the technician will implant a synthetic saline solution into the skin. The pigment is drawn to the skin's surface by the hypertonic solution. During the healing process, the body produces a scab after the operation and expels the ink. Fading and elimination will be performed over multiple treatments, just like laser treatments. It usually takes an expert no more than 30-45 minutes to complete a task (for a 2 sq inch area).

The Advantages of Saline Fading and Removal

In contrast to alternate procedures, which might result in blistered, hypo/hyperpigmented, or scarred skin, saline removal is safe for most skin types.

It is often less painful than laser removal and even less unpleasant than when the tattoo was put.

Unlike laser, saline removal is not color specific, therefore you may have more success treating common difficult-to-remove colors (red, orange, yellow, pale blue and white).

Saline removal eliminates ink from the body, whereas laser removal breaks up ink into smaller fragments and may push pigment deeper into the skin, where it is subsequently handled by the lymphatic system.

Once the tattoo has healed, you can easily acquire another one in the same spot, which may not be possible with other procedures such as surgical removal or if a scar issue has been left behind by laser treatments.

Alternative Tattoo Removal Methods

Dermabrasion is a painful process that involves removing the top layer of the skin over several treatments. The exposed skin can become infected, and scars can form.

The tattooed skin is exposed to high-intensity light during intense pulsed light therapy (IPL). It is less painful than traditional laser hair removal. Multiple treatments will be required, which might be costly over time.

Tattoo removal lotions may be affordable, but the acids or bleaching chemicals in them will cause more harm. The end outcome may be unsatisfactory, with itchy, scarred, peeling, and pigmented skin.

Acid peels remove multiple layers of skin and frequently cause negative side effects like permanent scarring and severe chemical burns.

Surgical tattoo removal leaves scarred, discolored, and even lumpy skin behind. When the surgeon is unable to reach deep enough, the tattoo will be partially removed.

As with a wart or a mole, cryosurgery involves freezing off layers of the skin. It has a wide range of outcomes and can cause scarring and harm to healthy skin in the surrounding area.

All of this isn't to imply that saline tattoo removal is without risk; however, because it's done the same way the tattoo was applied, with a natural, non-toxic, non-acidic solution, the chances of skin and bodily harm are limited when compared to other procedures.

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Tattoo removal using saline appears to be a safer and healthier option. Do you intend to have one? Feel free to email me, Sumiko Lui, at or book your appointments here.

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