Tattoo removal by laser is an expensive treatment approach that can help diminish the look of tattoos. Laser works best on darker colored inks, preferably black. This is because the laser targets pigment or very dark colors. Laser used on dark inks works the best. This is because majority of the laser light energy is absorbed and penetrates deep into the skin to help break up the pigment of your tattoo.
Laser tattoos removal is often painful for those who have low pain thresholds. Also, some medicines that an individual takes may promote easy bruising, or a histamine reaction. Also, if the improper laser settings are used and high levels of energy is applied, it can burn the skin. Be sure that the facility you are attending has positive reviews.
Tattoo removal can also be achieved with skin peels using strong chemicals. However, removal options are more invasive and harsh on the skin. You should consider using a fade cream, which are less invasive compared to laser and skin peels. Also, a cream can be used at home.
Tattoo fading creams are less invasive compared to laser tattoo removal treatments, but be sure you find a tattoo fade cream that does not have any potentially harmful ingredients in its formula. Some products use the ingredient TCA, which is a form of acid that makes the skin peel so that the upper layers of the skin shed and your tattoo starts to become less visible. However, TCA has been linked to harmful side effects and can promote, burning, stinging and irritation. Also, the ingredient Hydroquinone has been banned in certain countries because its negative effects, but it has been shown to reduce the look of tattoos. Do not use products that contain this ingredient. To find out more about Hydroquinone, refer to an alternative website.
You should not pay too much for products that have been linked to harmful side effects since they can be potentially dangerous and may not offer desired results. Fade creams can be found online, but each product is different. The best products are those that are less than $50 online and do not contain ingredients like TCA, Hydroquinone or Cashew Nut Oil.