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Tattoo Removal

Lightens & lifts pigments from PMU procedures such as microblading & powder brows

Tattoo Removal

What is the saline lift method?

Salt-saline tattoo removal is a commonly used method of permanent makeup removal that lightens and lifts pigments that have been implanted in the skin during PMU procedures such as microblading and powder brows. Clients will usually require multiple sessions to achieve the desired results.

What Is Saline Tattoo Removal?

Saline tattoo removal is a process by which we penetrate the skin with a saline solution (salt + purified water) to break up the tattoo pigment and draw it out of the skin. The procedure is similar to tattooing or microblading but instead of injecting ink underneath the skin, we’re doing the reverse, which is pulling it out.

Is saline tattoo removal better than laser?

It tends to be less painful than laser removal and typically, even less painful than when the tattoo was first applied. Saline removal is not colour specific, unlike laser, meaning you may have better success treating commonly difficult to remove colours (red, orange, yellow, pale blue and white).

Will saline removal cause scarring?

After each saline tattoo removal session, the skin needs time to heal and recover before repeating the treatment – 6 to 8 weeks. If you don’t let the skin heal completely, there’s a risk of damaging the skin and permanent scarring.

How long does it take for saline removal to work?

Day 1: Removal area will be red, possibly rashy looking.

Day 2-10: removal area will have a scab over it.

Day 10-4 weeks post procedure: scabs will fall off naturally. After the scabs have fallen off, skin will appear pinkish.

What to do after saline removal?

After your technician has completed a saline removal treatment, the area is already drying out, with no weeping or bleeding. It’s important that you allow the skin to fully dry during the next 48 hours, no sweating or washing the area, and definitely no skin creams of any kind!

  1. First, we use a numbing cream to help minimize any pain.
  2. We then sterilize the area.
  3. Using something similar to a tattoo gun, we penetrate the skin where the tattoo is and implant the saline solution into your skin.
  4. The solution then does its magic by breaking up the pigment and pulling it out to the outer surface of the skin through a process called osmosis.
  5. The extracted pigment heals into a scab and once it falls off you will find your tattoo being noticeably lighter.

The healing process takes about 8 weeks depending on how fast your skin heals. The length depends on how you heal and the depth of your previous ink.More than one session might be required but only once the skin has completely healed.

What Does Aftercare Look Like?

  1. Once the procedure is completed it is best to let the wound dry heal.
  2. However, if you work at high-risk facilities such as gyms, schools, and hospitals please make sure to cover the wound to avoid any infections.
  3. It is imperative that you do NOT pull off the scab. Please let it fall off naturally otherwise it might not heal properly, or be done with the osmosis process of lifting the ink
  4. Oftentimes the wound might present some lymph fluid drainage. In that case, just blot the area with a clean paper towel but make sure not to rub!
  5. Also, make sure not to use any cosmetic products or makeup on the wound as it will delay healing and might even infect the area.
  6. Lastly, make sure not to wet the wound in the shower. The area must be left dry for best results.
  7. After the scab falls off, you may use vitamin E oil (just 2 or 3 drops) to re-hydrate the skin.

The saline solution I use is called LI-FT. LI-FT is currently the most effective and safest saline solution out there. I want my clients to have the best results possible, which is why I only use the highest quality ingredients and techniques. LI-FT is mainly made up of purified water, salt, lemon and orange seed extracts and so is very safe for your skin.

??????? are always risks to be aware of with any cosmetic procedure, especially if you’re prone to irritation around your lips, so make sure to discuss any concerns, allergies, and skin sensitivities before you make the appointment.

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