Permanent tattoos are difficult to remove and any procedure to erase them is not completely successful and has its own side-effects.
Following are the treatments available for removal of tattoos, but a complete removal is impossible and scarring is always a risk along with other infections and pigmentation issues.
There are different ways in which permanent tattoos can be removed should you want to get rid of them. While some methods are downright expensive for you to afford, there are other less expensive treatments that may not really be so successful as the former treatments, but can work for the better and have surprising results.
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Fade away methods are otherwise referred to as tattoo removal creams or rubs that are the latest development in the arena of tattoo removal. Surprisingly, this method makes available a series of creams that can be topically applied, which then seep into the skin and get absorbed smoothly. When the creams and rubs are used in combination, they break down the different components of the ink, making the tattoo become lighter with time and finally, making it fade away.
This is the least expensive and painful treatment method for those looking forward to getting their tattoos removed. Besides, this method does not carry the risk of scarring and takes some practice and dedication to show its results.
Dermabrasion: this is a medical procedure that involves removal of the surface of the epidermis of the skin by way of abrasion or sanding. The result is a new layer of skin, but it might leave a scar.
Camouflaging tattoo: In this method, a tattoo itself becomes a solution for covering up the original tattoo. Pigments which mimic skin colour are injected into the tattoo to imitate natural skin but one can easily make out the difference as it lacks the skin’s natural shine.
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