What is the best way to remove permanent makeup (eyebrows)?

Tattoo Removal . 3 answers . 2 years ago

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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2 years ago by Laser Treatment Center

In my opinion, laser would be an option and probably may be the only option for removing tattooed eyebrows.

2 years ago by Laser Treatment Center (View Profile)

In my opinion, laser would be an option and probably may be the only option for removing tattooed eyebrows.


2 years ago 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.

2 years ago by Change of Art Laser Tattoo Removal (View Profile)

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.


2 years ago by Dermatology Assoc. of Western Connecticut

It depends on the color of the tattoo. If black or dark brown, then Yag laser can be effective. I recommend a consultation.

2 years ago by Dermatology Assoc. of Western Connecticut (View Profile)

It depends on the color of the tattoo. If black or dark brown, then Yag laser can be effective. I recommend a consultation.


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