First things first, let's be clear on what you're getting rid of during tattoo removal.
If you're thinking of getting a tattoo removed, here are some tips from tattoo removal technician Wayne Joyce at Reset Room.
Choose a place with a good piece of equipment. People that are willing to give you information will give you the best results.
Don't just talk to just one place.
Lasering is not a quick fix and does not happen overnight. You have to be very pragmatic about your lasering and you have to think about the longterm results.
But how does it ACTUALLY work?
And it looks a little something like this:
And as in any procedure, there are risks involved.
"Bad lasers and bad aftercare can create scarring" Wayne told BuzzFeed. "The best way to avoid scarring is to manage the aftercare properly and to make sure the place gives you proper aftercare instructions".