Will laser hair removal affect tattoos? | Skin Perfection

Will laser hair removal affect tattoos?

Are you tired of shaving and waxing? And hate the thought of pain and ingrowing hairs? All around the effort and the time that’s just not worth it anymore? Especially when you’ve effective and safe alternatives like laser hair removal? But are you able to treat ares of the body that  have tattoos. Will laser hair removal affect your tattoos? The short answer is yes. Let’s see why?

How laser hair removal work?

Laser works by emitting a concentrated beam of light, which is attracted by the pigment in your hair and transported to the follicles. Where it destroys the root of your hair. For the treatment to be effective your hair must have pigment.

Will laser hair removal affect tattoos?

Essentially the ink in your tattoo is stored in the skin as pigment. Do you see where I go with this? Because of this the laser will be attracted to the ink. As the result of increased amount of pigment and heat, the laser can damage, distort or completely remove your tattoo. For this reason your practitioner would never cover the surrounding area around tattoos in order to preserve them without damage to the skin and the ink.

How to book an appointment?

As the first step of your hair removal journey at Skin Perfection London, we request that you attend a no obligations consultation and skin test. Firstly, this gives you the opportunity to learn more about the process. How does laser hair removal work? Why is it effective? How many treatments you need? What’s the best laser for your skin type? How to prepare your skin for the treatment? And about the contraindications to the treatment. Finally to confirm suitability we’ll carry out a quick patch test.

We are looking forward to welcoming you at SP. Our highly trained and skilled aesthetic practitioners have many years of experience, so you can be confident you’re in the best hands. And, you can be sure, you’ll always have a stress-free relaxing experience.

Contact our team today to book an appointment.

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