What is the best way to remove permanent makeup (eyebrows)?
Is laser treatment the best option to remove a small portion (less than 1/2 inch) of permanent makeup (brow area)?
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Replied on 4/11/2013
By: Synergi Medspa | Richard W. Maack, M.D.
Due to the metallic properties used in permanent makeup, we do not recommend removing this with a laser. It will cause the ink to oxidize and turn green. Letting it fade naturally over time is the best recommendation.
Replied on 2/1/2013
By: Change of Art Laser Tattoo Removal |
It depends. Some cosmetic pigments don't respond to the laser and actually turn darker. I have treated many eyebrow cosmetic pigments, from the entire tattoo to just small parts like the tail that wasn't placed just right. In my experience, I prefer to do a test spot to see if the laser either blanches out the tattoo or turns it darker. After the results of the initial spot, I am able to counsel my client appropriately. If the ink turns darker, then the laser may not a be good option for removal. If not, then you can safely have the laser treatments and it will clear the pigment.
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