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Perhaps the one time in a woman’s life that she may regret her ink.

Please don’t get us wrong; we love a well crafted tattoo, but many brides say they feel they need to compromise on their choice of gown to accommodate a tattoo whose time has passed.

If you or someone you know has a wedding deadline and a tattoo is getting in the way, here are a few things you should know.

  • Treatment time could be many, many months depending on the colour.
  • You cannot compress the time between treatments to speed things up because the body’s ability to remove the fractured pigments is limited to about 28 days.
  • Some colours are easier to fade than others

Red is the second most popular colour and it’s sometime hard to shift

Colours such as red, as well as more recent trends to blues and greens can become more difficult to treat depending on the quality and type of tattoo technique; was the tattoo amateur or professionally applied.  in some cases these tattoos can take twice the number of treatments to improve. Many experienced practitioners recommend a532nm laser

Black is the most common

a high powered, effective laser is key to use for any tattoo removal. An ND:Yag 1064 is the gold standard in tattoo removal – and also unwanted pigment [like freckles, and age spots]

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