Lets talk about Aftercare
This is the single most important thing to consider when having a tattoo removal procedure.
Tattoo removal is a long process, theres no guarantee that can be given in relation to the time that it will take to remove the tattoo or even if the tattoo itself will be removed over the duration of the time. It is something that you need to really think about before the process starts, because it depending on you and your body the sessions can be anywhere between 6-12 weeks apart.
With this in mind theres some things that you will need to know, the procedure itself can take around 10-15 minutes to complete and that is from start to finish including the cup of tea or coffee. from then the rest is up to you.
Taking care of the area after the session is the most important factor. This is what will define the results and ensure that we can achieve the best results possible
There is a basic aftercare that you need to follow but because of this aftercare it is why we offer a service with the streamline of no scarring. Follow the process, then in-between each session you will see that there is a reduction in the visibility of the tattoo along with the healing process being quicker.
Tattoo Removal Rules
Laser Tattoo Removal Rules
These rules are in place to make sure that we are able to minimise the risks of scarring
- no sun beds
- no fake tanning treatments
- no strenuous exercise for 48 hours after the procedure
- If its warm, cool it down
24 Hours Before
24 hours before your next procedure
- Shave the area (if required)
- no drinking alcohol
- no use of recreational drugs
Immediately After the Procedure
Immediately After The Procedure
- You need to go home and put ice on the area and ensure that you cool it down as much as possible. Keeping it covered for 20-30 minutes with ice (wrapped in a cloth) will help cool the procedure and stop your body from over producing fluid that can potentially cause the dreaded blister. This is referred too as cold therapy
- for the next 72 complete the cold therapy at least 3 times a day
- if at any point the area feels warm, follow the cold therapy aspect to stop any potential blisters forming
During this time is when the area is going to heal. During this time it is essential that you do the following
- complete any cold therapy as and when needed
- ensure that the area is always well moisturised with the serum that will be used on the consultation
- avoid doing any excessive exercise for the next 24 hours. This will increase the codes internal temperature and mean that you could risk generating a blister on the lasered area.
- if you do not use the serum that is used as part of the sessions it is best to use a natural, aloe vera based product that doesn’t have any purfume in it to aggravate or irritate the area during the healing times.
- it can itch, do not scratch it
- it can scab, do not pick it
- stay hydrated ensure that you are consuming the recommended amount of water each day.
- if in doubt, send us a message. no matter how small, we want to know.