How to Fade an Old Tattoo?

After a while the decisions you made years or even months ago might not seem so great. Sometimes we make rash decisions , its natural if your reading this your human enough to make mistakes. A tattoo doesn’t have to be a lifelong, permanent regret.  If you are feeling regret about a tattoo you got, you’re probably trying to figure out how to remove it.

Let’s get your expectations straight it’s very unlikely to remove a tattoo fully in one sitting. You can’t remove a tattoo in one go because the ink has permeated the skin on many deep levels. Let’s be realistic getting rid of all that ink at once is a hard endeavor, and the only way to really reduce the appearance of the ink in your skin safely is for it to fade, using treatments that are gradual and aren’t as damaging to your epidermis. Even with harsh applications of laser treatments you will only be able to gradually fade the tattoo.

Besides the invasive dermabrasion or salabrasion , which is when you use moist gauze pads saturated with a salt solution to abrade the tattooed area, you can use laser surgery. Doing laser treatments would mean that you would have to go back for many treatments. Laser removal is a method is preferred by many people and is probably the most common tattoo removal method. Unfortunately it is one of the most expensive and time consuming methods.   Instead of a laser removal you might want to look for a cream that can be used to fade tattoos.

This too can be very dangerous as many tattoo removal creams don’t list the information on the ingredients. Without having adequate information you wouldn’t be able to judge the possible risks associated with certain ingredients you can check reviews of products at Namely products that include things like Acids, TCA like , or Hydroquinone, all of which have negative health risks. Specifically hydroquinone has been banned in Europe because it has negative health risks. Acids and TCA products usually claim to be one time only products and can cause scarring to your skin if you don’t apply them correctly.

The creams that might be safer are the ones with labels that will naturally help to fade and reduce the appearance of your tattoo because they aren’t as invasive and aren’t known to cause scars on the skin.

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