Category Archives: Cosmetic Tattooing Removal and Correction

What can I use to fade the redness left after a tattoo removal procedure?

After a successful non-laser tattoo removal procedure, the affected skin may still be somewhat reddish or pink while all or much of the ink is at least gone. This is a normal response after disrupting the skin’s epidermis which may heal with some superficial scabbing. Underneath the scabs (which act like a temporary, self-timing Band-aid) […]

Is there any scabbing with microblading tattoo removal?

A successful non-laser tattoo removal procedure will have the ink expel from the skin not only during the office procedure but also continue over the course of the next 3 days. You can then expect to see it accumulate into a hardened crust on the surface of the skin which eventually disengages similar to a […]

San Francisco’s vaccination perks

Thanks to the delta variant leading Covid’s latest surge these last few months, indoor masking is a requirement again which means that all clients are required to come in wearing a face mask which can only be removed when receiving an under-the-mask procedure. So if you’re getting a procedure in which the mask doesn’t need […]

Experts “don’t fully know” what happens to the ink during laser tattoo removal

During a recent virtual course on laser and aesthetic skin therapy, dermatologist Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PhD, said doctors “don’t really know what’s in a lot of these ink residues” when they are targeted by various laser tattoo removal machines. “We know they’re getting mobilized and some of it’s going into the lymphatics. What’s happening […]

How body art establishments and other personal service businesses are affected by the Coronavirus

On March 20, 2020, San Francisco’s Department of Public Health, which oversees body art establishments and practitioners who perform any kind of cosmetic tattooing – including permanent makeup, semi-permanent makeup and microblading, sent out an email informing us that “the Health Order from San Francisco’s Health Officer . . . . states that all SF […]

Eyebrow Tattoo Correction

Eyebrow disasters happen. Regardless of the cause, it’s important to acknowledge that sometimes people are less than happy with the microblading procedure that they had been so enamored with on Instagram now that it’s on their face. Due to the lack of reliable information available, it’s hard to find solid answers. So, we’re here to […]