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Every tattoo tells a story personal story tattoo removal

What’s your story?


I just ran across this article from the Irish times. Kinda random. But...kinda cool too.


It’s called “The story of my tattoo” and it’s basically what it sounds like - people telling stories about their tattoos. 


I don’t usually do this, but I’m just throwing it out there, cause I thought it was cool. It’s always cool to hear people’s stories behind things, especially something like a tattoo.


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The U.S. Coast Guard relaxes tattoo restrictions coast guard tattoo removal veterans days

Recently the Coast Guard decided to ease some restrictions regarding tattoos. While visible tattoos used to be forbidden, the Coast Guard now allows applicants to have a limited number of visible tattoos on their hands and/or fingers. 


You can read more about it here and you can also read the official policy here. 


Since this news just came out, I thought it would be cool to share on Veterans Day. There are still limits on tattoos for service members, but this gives a...

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Does laser tattoo removal cause scarring? after care laser removal scarring scars

What you need to know about laser removal and scarring


The chance of your laser tattoo removal causing scarring is close to zero. Q-Switched lasers are a safe method of removal and there is little chance of scarring if you follow the aftercare instructions we provide.


How does laser removal work?


Q-Switch laser removal is one of the safest, most effective ways to remove your tattoo. Learning how it works will help you understand the importance of proper skin care after...

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Which is easier to remove: shading or line work? laser removal laser treatment tattoo removal

Tattoos are complex. Not just the art itself but the application. No tattoo is the same and therefore no removal is the same. When you’re planning your tattoo removal, it’s good to be aware of the different aspects that factor into the removal. 


If you’re seeking a complete removal or preparing for a cover up, you want to know how laser removal works with the different parts of your tattoo. 


When it comes to laser removal, which is easier to remove,...

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Does tattoo removal help anxiety? anxiety laser removal tattoo removal

An unwanted tattoo on your body can be the source of anxiety or depression. It’s one of the main reasons why people seek out tattoo removal, and it's why we make the process easy.  


This can be true for many reasons. You might feel that you’re not the same person as when you first got your tattoo and that it’s no longer “you.” Or you realized that the tattoo isn’t what you wanted after seeing it in the flesh. 


Other people...

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Do you need to shave before tattoo removal? before laser removal shaving tattoo removal

When should you shave before tattoo removal and why?


When it comes to your tattoo removal, you want everything to be right. Because when it comes to your skin - every detail is important.


Should you shave before tattoo removal?


Yes,’s important to shave the day before your laser session and not on the same day. 




In general you should shave before your tattoo removal so that the area for your removal is free of any...

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Do tattoo removal creams really work? acids tattoo removal tattoo removal creams

Removal creams can be harmful, here’s why...


Do tattoo removal creams work?


The short answer is “no.” A tattoo removal cream will not remove your tattoo.


The long answer is that they don’t work and will cost you more harm and money in the long run.


Here’s why.


What are they?


Tattoo removal creams are over the counter products. They are a topical cream that claims to remove or lighten a tattoo. They claim to do this...

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Is Tyron Woodley’s “I Love Jake Paul” tattoo real? celebrity jake paul tyron woodley


After losing a boxing match to Youtube star Jake Paul, Tyrone Woodley promised to get a tattoo with the words “I love Jake Paul.”

This was supposedly part of a deal to secure a rematch. 


No comment. 

Woodley posted what looks like a tattoo with those words on his Instagram, and regardless of whether you think getting it was a wise idea, you have to admit he chose just about the right place to put it. 


The post has a lot of people calling Woodley...

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5 reasons fall is the best time for tattoo removal fall pumpkin spice tattoo removal winter

Fall (or winter) is perfect to start your tattoo removal


Here in New York, we’re in that weird in-between time where it’s not quite fall, but it’s not quite summer either. That means it’s the perfect moment to start making your plans for the fall season. 


You’ve been thinking about getting a tattoo removal for a while now. Or maybe you’ve started but still need to finish. 



As fall gets underway, recommit to...

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How to speed up your tattoo removal health tattoo removal time

What can you do?


Tattoo removal takes time. And there are no guarantees on how long it will take. 


The good news is there are things you can do to make the process go faster and smoother.  


Put simply - the healthier you are, the faster your tattoo removal process will go.


Your body heals during the tattoo removal process. The healthier you are, the better your body is functioning, and it will process the healing more efficiently. 



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How long does tattoo removal take? laser treatment tattoo removal

How many sessions?


You have a lot of questions when you’re planning your tattoo removal. One thing you  want to know is “how long will this take?”


The timing of your tattoo removal can be important, especially if you’re planning a removal for a special event, such as a wedding or future job. 


That’s why it’s good to get the clearest, most straightforward answer possible.


Everyone is different


First of all, no...

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Take pride in your skin new look olympics pride
Suni Lee was a member of our awesome gymnastics team and took home the bronze in the individual uneven bars. She joined the all-around champions club...and the tattoo club!
Here she is with her brand new Olympic rings tattoo. Congrats Suni!


I’m old school. 


I remember growing up watching the Olympics, rooting for Team America and all my favorite athletes. 


I remember Carl Lewis, Michael Phelps, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and all the rest. 


I still...

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