Guide to Laser Tattoo Removal Aftercare: Do's & Don'ts - VeAn Tattoo
Post laser tattoo removal care

Post laser tattoo
removal care

The oldest and most popular type of body art is undoubtedly tattoo.

Thanks to the images on the surface of the skin, you can not only beautify the body, but also to demonstrate own individuality. Tattoos are used as a tool of self-expression. With the help of drawings, they retain memory of sweet personal memories.

But often there is a desire to remove the tattoo. It can be caused by a variety of factors:

  • The picture or inscription about the loved one is no longer valid because of the breakup.
  • Corporate requirements at the place of work prohibit the presence of native images.
  • The image has changed dramatically, and there has been a change of values.
  • The pattern was deformed and lost its attractiveness, colorfulness.



Regardless of why the tattoo owner chose to get rid of it, it is important to use the most effective and safe method of tattoo removal using laser. It is equally important to choose the right salon, where such a service is provided qualitatively and safely.

Post laser tattoo removal care
Post laser tattoo removal care

Turning to any of the salons «VeAn» you will receive professional help of qualified experienced specialists using modern laser equipment.

Our masters have medical training, so all services are provided without risk to health.

Upon completion of the procedures for removing the native drawings, you will not only be told what skin care should be after removing the tattoo, but also offered the necessary means for this. This approach aims to quickly restore the skin, eliminating the risks of allergic reactions. Master salon «VeAn» will offer antiseptics, creams and healing ointments that correspond to the type of your skin and taking into account the features of the procedure (size, complexity).

Post laser tattoo removal care

What happens to the
skin after tattoo removal?

The use of advanced laser technology ensures the least amount of trauma to the skin during tattoo removal.

This is explained by the fact that the laser beam is tuned to a certain wave and has a destructive effect only on the pigment. At the same time, the cells of the dermis remain intact. But laser radiation is accompanied by a high temperature, because of which such reactions are possible:

  • Redness on the skin.
  • Edema.
  • Pain and burning sensation.



Such symptoms after a tattoo removal session are considered normal and pass within 1-3 days. Since each person has individual skin sensitivity, there may be more serious consequences from the thermal impact of laser. For example, in people with increased sensitivity, blisters may appear after 1-3 hours after the procedure. Inside they are filled with transparent liquid. In such a situation, the main thing is competent skin care after tattoo removal. In no case should blisters comb, remove or pierce with a needle, as the risk of infection in the resulting wound increases.

If you take care of the skin properly and regularly until full healing, then after a few weeks the skin will completely heal without scars or inflammatory processes.

Post laser tattoo removal care
Post laser tattoo removal care

Aftercare - basic rules

Post laser tattoo removal care method includes the following recommendations:

  • To clean contaminants, treat the skin surface with antiseptic liquid. Soak the site of exposure with a cotton disk soaked in disinfectant solution. Do not trim.
  • Apply ointment with regenerative and antibacterial properties. You can buy it in our salon immediately after the procedure or at any other time convenient for you.
  • To protect the treated area of the skin from external influences (dust, moisture, etc.), from physical contact with clothing, use a protective bandage or special film. You can also buy it at «VeAn».



The skin should be treated 3-5 times a day for 2-3 weeks. If a crust has formed on the site of the removed pattern, it should not be removed. You can also not comb this area of skin. Pathogens can easily penetrate the wound surface and cause inflammation.

To completely remove the tattoo will require several sessions (on average from 3 to 6). Their number depends on such factors as:

  • Size and complexity of the drawing.
  • Pigment colors and composition.
  • Individual features of the skin of the customer’s body.
  • The presence of skin lesions at the site of the tattoo. As scars or scars are often formed on the skin after tattooing.



Depending on the healing time of the skin after exposure to the laser, the interval between sessions can vary from 30 to 60 days. Careful skin care after tattoo removal should be carried out after each session.

Post laser tattoo removal care
How to organize aftercare

After laser tattoo removal procedure, the exposure site cannot be wet for the first three days.

Also, for 10 days is prohibited to shave this area. Since laser-destroyed pigment particles are removed from the skin together with lymph, it is necessary to provide the body with sufficient water. To ensure the process, it is necessary to drink abundantly until the complete recovery of the skin.

For full recovery, follow the following rules:

  • For 3 days after the session follow the «dry» law (complete rejection of any alcoholic beverages).
  • Do not apply any cosmetics (decorative, nourishing and moisturizing) to your skin for 10 days.
  • Do not use detergents (soap, gels, shampoos) that contain components that can cause skin inflammation or an allergic reaction.
  • Alcoholic liquids or iodine may not be used as an antiseptic.
Post laser tattoo removal care
Post laser tattoo removal care
Post laser tattoo removal care
  • To care for the place of exposure, use only those means that the master of the salon «VeAn» has recommended.
  • Do not self-medicate. If you have any questions, consult your master.
  • Protect the area on the skin where the tattoo was removed from exposure to ultraviolet (direct sunlight). Refrain from visiting the beach and street walks during increased solar activity (from about 11:00 am to 17:00 pm). And before you go out for fresh air, use sunscreen. These preventive measures will protect the site from possible hyperpigmentation.
  • Try not to pay attention to itching, as when healing tissues is normal phenomena. In no case do not comb this area of skin, so as not to cause infection.
  • Increased physical activity for 2 weeks is not recommended.
  • Clothing should be free cut from natural cotton fabric.
  • Refuse to visit the sauna, sauna, solarium, beach and swimming pool for 2-3 weeks. You can also not take a hot bath.
  • Hygienic procedures in the form of a warm shower are permitted only 3 days after the session.



Due to proper care, the skin on the site of exposure quickly and without external (scars, scars, etc.) effects recover. In case of symptoms, immediately contact your master. The consultation is free of charge, both in person and by phone.

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