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Different Non Laser Tattoo Removal Methods And All About Them

Tattoos are more popular than ever and more and more people choose to have them at some point. After so many years, they are still the best way to improve your body and to make it stand out from the crowd. As the end results, a perfect tattoo can make any person look more attractive and more interesting to the society.

The best part about tattoos is the fact there are no rules. Simply said, you can tattoo anything you like, in any color you want. All of this means that every tattoo is personal and different, so it is a great way for people who want to look original and different.

Despite the fact tattooing causes pain, it is a very popular thing that most people decide to do. However, this also means that some of them will decide to remove their tattoo at some point.

There are a lot of different reasons, why people decide to remove a tattoo, but here are some of the most popular ones.

  • Bad tattoo. Of course a bad tattoo doesn’t mean anything other than a tattoo with a poor quality. This happened when a person is being tattooed by un-experienced tattoo master, so mistakes are a common thing. People use those people simply due to the fact they are more affordable.
  • Bad memory. This is the most common reason why people choose to remove a tattoo. Usually they had a tattoo that reminded them on something good, but after losing that reason, the tattoo is useless, so it will be removed.
  • Obsolete tattoo. Some tattoos are related to the latest trends and they are great only for some time. After that, they are obsolete and they don’t look very good. At that point, a person will decide to remove it.
  • Wrong message. Due to the fact most people who choose to get a tattoo are young people, they may want to remove it after some time, usually when they become parents, so a tattoo doesn’t send a wrong message to their children. Usually women decide to remove a tattoo due to this reason.
  • Wrong impression. All tattoos send messages to other people, but if that message isn’t very good a person will decide to remove it.
  • Wrong place. Once you get a tattoo, it will stay there forever, but if you have chosen a wrong place, you may want to remove it and get it on the other place.

The most common solution for removing tattoos

As aforementioned, a lot of people decide to remove their tattoos, so they are looking for the best way. Despite the fact, laser tattoo removing is the most common way for removing a tattoo, it isn’t the best, simply due to the fact, there are a lot of facts you should know about this method.

Yes, it is based on the latest technology and most people claim that it is the best way, but there are a lot of drawbacks with this method. In any case, those professionals usually choose not to mention those drawbacks, so most people don’t know all about laser tattoo removal.

On the other side, it is an effective method, but once you have started it, there is no going back. In addition, it may be the most expensive method to remove a tattoo and it may be hard to get in some areas.

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All of this means that laser tattoo removal isn’t the best way to remove a tattoo, despite the fact it is the most common way.  The reason why this solution is the most common is simply due to the advertising.

Laser removal salons and professionals have great advertisement and most people don’t even know that there are other methods for removing a tattoo.

As we mentioned above, there are some facts you should know about laser tattoo removal. Keep in mind that you should know all of them and in some cases, they can make you try a different method.

Pain

The first fact you must know about laser tattoo removal is the fact it causes a lot of pain. Every person handles pain in a different way, but all people who used this method claim it hurts a lot.

In fact, it has a burning effect that causes your skin to turn out red and the level of pain is simply too high. Keep in mind that this method causes several times more pain than tattooing itself, so it is a bit problematic. Almost all people use pain killers in order to withstand this procedure.

 

Unhealthy

tattoo removal before after

laser tattoo removal before after

Some people believe that laser tattoo removal simply draws ink from the skin, but this is a mistake (1). In fact, the machine breaks the ink on small pieces and they go directly to a bloodstream.

After that, they go through kidneys and into the urine. You can imagine how much this method is unhealthy.

The machine

Machines used for this method use a high concentration of light beam in order to break the ink. This also isn’t healthy and it may cause certain issues.

You will need a lot of time

laser tattoo removal before after

Despite the fact these machines are very powerful, they need 4 treatments in order to remove a tattoo. Each treatment can be done after 4 weeks, in order to the skin to heal and to recover.

One treatment may take up to 10 minutes, depending on the size of a tattoo. This also means that you are going to need a lot of time in order to remove a tattoo.

Weird look

After each session, a tattoo will look different. This means that it will bleed, start raising and may become darker. This is perfectly normal and there is no way to avoid it.

The price

Laser tattoo removal may be effective and painful, but at the same time it is more than just expensive. Depending on the size of a tattoo, this solution may cost up to $1000. Keep in mind that each session is charged separately.

READ MORE : Laser Tattoo Removal Cost & Possible Side Effects

Risks you must know

Laser tattoo removal carries a lot of risks. For example, it can cause infections, some tattoos never disappear 100%, and the treated part of the skin may be brighter or darker than the rest of the skin. (2)

All about home tattoo removal

Beside the aforementioned way to remove a tattoo, there are a lot of other solutions that offer certain advantages. They are less-known, but they are more effective than laser tattoo removal.

All of those methods are non laser tattoo removal and they don’t have the same drawbacks the method in question has. All of this means that they are safer and less painful solution to get your tattoo removed.

At the same time, they are far more affordable and they are simpler, so all of them you can try at your home. The end results are stunning and in most cases better than with laser removal.

The best part about home tattoo removal is that has no side effects, so it is the safest way to remove a tattoo. Even better, there are several different methods.

non laser tattoo removal

 

Salabrasion

Salabrasion is the most common way for removing tattoos at home. At the same time, it is the simplest solution. All you need is to rub tiny grains of salt on the tattoo.

The main goal is to reach to the second layer of the skin (dermis). The tattoo is located in this layer and rubbing it will completely remove it. It is safe way and it causes less pain than the laser method.

On the other side, it causes pain, so you are going to need a pain killer. Keep in mind that it is an effective method that is also the oldest, so it is the most common way you can choose today. A good thing is the fact there are no side effects and there are no severe threats.

In addition, you may need a consultation with a dermatologist, between you start with this method. The last fact you should know is that you must repeat the method several times and it is better to have several days pause between them in order to skin regenerate.

Aloe vera and yogurt

Aloe vera home tattoo removal

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This method isn’t well-known, but it is more than just effective and it is gaining popularity as we speak. It is popular due to the fact it has been developed for people with a sensitive skin and it is a great choice for people who want to remove a tattoo and provide healthy nutrients to the skin. All you need to do is to apply Aloe vera and a yogurt mixture on the skin. This must be done 4 times per day and eventually you will notice the tattoo is

All you need to do is to apply Aloe vera and a yogurt mixture on the skin. This must be done 4 times per day and eventually you will notice the tattoo is fading, until it completely vanishes.

The best part about this method is the fact it doesn’t cause pain and it is one of rare methods that is completely painless. In addition, the skin will get the vitamin E and several other ingredients, so it will look healthier and it will be shiny, even after removing a tattoo. Keep in mind that this is the only way that cures the skin and offers health nutrients to the

Keep in mind that this is the only way that cures the skin and offers health nutrients to the skin, while removing a tattoo. This also makes it one of the best home tattoo removal methods you can get.

The sand powder method

This method can be treated as one of the most effective way to remove a tattoo at your home. On the other side, it causes pain and it isn’t recommended for people with a sensitive skin, but it is more than just effective in most cases.

Keep in mind that you will have to wash and clean your skin before starting. After that, you should use sand powder and a sponge or anything similar in order to remove a few layers of the skin. Due to the fact this is a painful method, you are going to need something against pain.

On the other side, it is the most effective method you can get and it is something that should be tried as well, simply because it is simple and it comes without any side effects.

This is an old method as well, so there are a lot of people who used it. Another fact you must know is that it must be repeated several times in order to completely remove a tattoo.

Creams for tattoo removal

Beside, all aforementioned ways to remove a tattoo, there are creams that to be used for this application as well. They are developed in order to remove a tattoo by fading it. However, they have severe side effects on 20% of users, so they are not very safe.

A useful addition are creams that are designed to conceal a tattoo. They work like a makeup and they are effective, but they have drawbacks as well.

Lemon juice

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Lemmon juice, mixed with salt is a great way to make your tattoo lighter. Sadly, this method cannot completely remove it, but it is something most people try at some point.

In order to use it, you will have to cut a lemon into halves and use the juice, mixed with the salt. Keep it on the tattoo for 30 minutes and after that clean it with the warm water.

This is a completely natural tattoo removal that doesn’t cause pain and it is very safe to use. On the other side, the procedure must be repeated several times, in order to get a result. In any case, it is something you will have to try, if you are looking for a home solution to remove a tattoo.

Use honey and aloe vera

Aloe vera can be used for removing tattoos on several ways, but this solution doesn’t remove them completely. In fact, this method will make a tattoo fade. All you need to do is to mix honey with aloe vera and massage the place where a tattoo is.

Massage it for a couple of minutes and leave it for 30 minutes. After that, clean it with warm water. In addition, you will have to repeat this procedure for several times, but it is more than just effective and it is a great way to fade a tattoo.

Due to the fact this is a natural way, there are no side effects and it can be used by people with sensitive skins. In order to make this method more effective and a bit quicker, you should add yogurt to the mixture. The end result will be better.

Why natural tattoo removal ways are safer than the laser method

As we mentioned, the laser tattoo removal is effective, but it has a lot of cons. On the other side, natural methods for removing tattoos are safer and a much better choice, simply due to the fact they don’t have side effects and they are not dangerous for your health.

Don’t forget that laser tattoo removal can cost you up to $1000, depending on the size of a tattoo, the place and the number of treatments. At the same time, this treatment cause extreme amounts of pain, so for most people this solution isn’t even possible.

You must know that removing a tattoo with a laser causes far more pain that tattooing itself, so don’t believe just you have a tattoo, you are ready for this treatment! The last, but not least, laser tattoo removal isn’t possible if you have a sensitive skin. In that case, you are going to find an alternative way.

Even if you can get the treatment, it makes your body vulnerable, simply because it makes it less immune to bacteria and different infections. This also means that laser tattoo removal is dangerous and a lot of different health issues have been related to it.

Most of these infections will require medical treatments and in some rare cases spending time in a hospital. The worst thing that can happen is the fact the skin, where a tattoo was, will be lighter than the surrounding skin, which has a negative effect on your look.

Despite the fact natural treatments for removing tattoos are not very popular (they are gaining popularity due to the fact more and more people use them), they are the best way to remove a tattoo from your skin. There are a lot of reasons why they are great, but the most important one is the fact they don’t cause side effects and they won’t have a negative effect on your health.

At the same time, they can completely remove a tattoo and there won’t be any differences in the skin tone, so people cannot notice that you had a tattoo. In addition, they are more than just affordable, so most of them literally cost $10. The best fact, however is that you can choose the time when you want to remove a tattoo and you are going to do it in a privacy of your home.