Although there are a few things to be aware of before having a laser tattoo removal treatment like sun exposure and numbing cream here are some of our top tips for post-treatment and a speedy removal process:
– Keep water away from the area after laser tattoo removal
You can find more laser tattoo removal aftercare information here.
The healing process can vary from person to person and depending on how much you look after the skin post-treatment, an 8-week gap is recommended to allow the skin to heal and start breaking down the ink particles some common side effects you might experience could include the following:
Blisters can appear during the tattoo removal healing process and you can expect to experience this at least once during the process. The heat from the laser causes this as the surrounding blood vessels begin to break and result in superficial blisters that can film up with water but it means the healing is started! You should avoid popping these blisters as they are there to protect your skin from infection, your practitioner will advise you on what to apply and limit touching the area.
Laser tattoo removal is not always risk-free and it does come with side effects to keep in mind. If you follow the laser tattoo removal aftercare tips and recommendations from your practitioner it will help for a speedier recovery and the best tattoo removal results.