The best way to choose a location for tattoo removal in Denver is to start by researching the laser each clinic uses and asking if the laser has all the wavelengths necessary to get out the color of ink you have. Nd:YAG 1064 is best for removing black inks, Nd:YAG 532 is best for removing the red inks, and a Ruby 694 or Alex 755 is best for blues and greens. Most lasers only have the Nd:YAG wavelengths and therefore cannot do a great job on blue or green inks. Our Astanza Trinity laser has three wavelengths, Nd:YAG 1064 and 532 and Ruby 694. We can get out almost any color of tattoo. Don’t be afraid to call and ask questions. Many reputable places will not quote prices over the phone because each tattoo is different and many factors go into pricing tattoo removal. The best thing to do is to take advantage of a free consultation and ask lots of questions. You can schedule a free consultation by clicking here.
Scarring is rare in tattoo removal. Our Astanza Trinity Laser (Q-switched Nd:YAG) will not scar the skin for two reasons. First, the laser is non-ablative and does not penetrate deep enough to cause scarring. Second, the laser only targets tattoo pigment leaving surrounding cells and tissue undamaged. There is no need to be concerned about scarring unless you are taking certain medications, which our specialist will discuss with you during your consultation.
Any scarring is usually due to lack of proper after treatment care, picking at scabs, infection or a person being prone to keloids. A tattoo removal laser is actually designed with a short pulse duration which prohibits the laser from penetrating the skin deep enough to cause scarring – unlike a hair removal laser. We are the leader in Denver tattoo removal and are happy to answer any questions you have regarding how the lasers react to your skin type.
Although we don’t see a lot of prison tattoos here at What Were You Inking, this is a very commonly asked question asked by our clients removing their professionally done tattoo. Most commonly prisoners will burn something in plastic to create soot. The soot is then mixed together with shampoo or some other liquid substance and then injected into the skin with a homemade tattoo gun. Tattooing is not allowed in prison and prisoners are subject to punishment for tattooing themselves or others. These tattoos are the easiest type to get out and usually come out in only a few sessions because this is not ink designed to stay in the body for a lifetime unlike professional tattoo inks.
Many people assume if a tattoo was done anywhere but a tattoo shop it is a homemade tattoo but they are incorrect. A professional tattoo is any tattoo done with a professional tattoo gun using real tattooing inks regardless of location of where it was done, ie home, a party, a tattoo shop. It doesn’t matter if the person doing the inking is a true professional tattoo artist.
The only tattoos that are really homemade are either prison tattoos or tattoos made from pen ink and used a needle to pierce the skin (most commonly seen done by teens). What Were You Inking, The Denver Tattoo Removal Experts, see a lot of tattoos on adults done when they were teenagers and get excellent results with the removal process. If you are one of those rebellious teens who let your best friend in high school give you a homemade tattoo – come see us – we can undo it!
How many sessions does it take to completely remove a tattoo?
Complete laser tattoo removal requires multiple treatment sessions, typically spaced at least eight weeks apart. During each session, some but not all tattoo pigment particles are fragmented and the body removes the fragments over a period of weeks. The amount of sessions needed to remove a tattoo varies greatly on the type of tattoo, the type of ink, the location on the body, and the individual person. Many clinics will claim to be able to get your tattoo out in one session. At this point and time, there is no laser powerful enough to get a professional tattoo out in one session regardless of what type of session or method it is.
The bottom line – hope your tattoo comes out in five sessions but expect up to fifteen so you won’t be disappointed when you are the rare person it takes that long to get out. We have the most up-to-date laser for tattoo removal in Denver and can offer you an honest estimate on how many sessions your tattoo will take to remove if you book a free consultation at What Were You Inking.
Prices for tattoo removal vary greatly from clinic to clinic. Most reputable locations will not quote prices over the phone because there are too many variables that go into pricing tattoo removal. A location that quotes over the phone are often notorious for changing that price once you walk in the door. The best rule of thumb is to take advantage of the free consultation and get a chance to take a look at the clinic as well as the staff.
Generally speaking, if the tattoo can covered by one hand the price can range anywhere from $100-$250 per session. If it takes two hands to cover the tattoo the price can range between $250-$400 per session. Anything larger than that can run upwards of $450 per session. We have extremely competitive pricing for tattoo removal in Denver. Please book your free consultation and find out how much it will cost to undo your tattoo!
Your tattoo consists of thousands of particles of tattoo pigment/ink suspended in your skin. While your normal growth and healing processes will remove small foreign particles from your skin, tattoo pigment/ink particles are permanent because they are too big to be removed. The treatments you receive at What Were You Inking – The Denver Tattoo Removal Experts will cause tattoo pigment/ink to fragment into tiny pieces. These smaller pieces are then removed by your body’s normal processes. The healthier you are the faster this tattoo removal process will be. Diet and exercise can play a key role in removal of your tattoo.
Below are just a few of the reviews What Were You Inking? has received for tattoo removal in Denver!
“I’ve felt comfortable (as comfortable as possible, anyway) for all 3 removal sessions. Ink is disappearing! I started my tattoo removal elsewhere and really happy to have switched to WWYI. Great customer service & great results.”
“The customer service is great and they did everything they could to make the experience as pleasant as possible. ”
From Kris S.
“A great experience – excellent staff, good online scheduling feature, clean and comfortable “de-inking” room, highly recommend”
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From the Inquisitr.com
Barbie Tattoos Lead to Predictable Media Hysteria, World to End Soon
The latest Barbie doll comes with tattoos across her left arm, neck and chest, something that has apparently prompted an outrage amongst parents. Because hey, Barbie was always such an amazing role model for young girls.
The new, limited edition Barbie is the work of Mattel and Italy-based brand Tokidoki and sells for $50. She sports a pink bob, leopard print leggings, a dog called ‘Bastardino’ and tattoos. Supposedly, this has invited the wrath of parents across the land.
Yet are the irate parents really out there, or are they a media fabrication?
Well, they do exist. But this Daily Mail piece resorts to hunting around obscure websites for “tweenage” girls, just to locate a negative opinion about Barbie’s new body art. None of the usual ‘experts’ are wheeled out to offer an opinion, and that’s probably because – like the rest of us – they don’t see this as A Big Deal.
This greater acceptance of an inked Barbie is probably down to the fact Mattel has already manufactured a tatted Barbie. In 1999, Butterfly Art Barbie was withdrawn from stores after parents complained. In 2009, the company released Totally Stylin’ Tattoos Barbie, a doll with removable sticker tattoos that some people found a tittersome use for. When people complained about the latter, Mattel stuck to its guns.
In the case of 2009 Barbie, the Mail at least trotted out a so-called expert who droned a bit about how childrens’ play habits were becoming sexualized. But in 2011, nobody with a brain still located on Earth seriously believes a doll with tattoos is an issue.