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Do These Things to Remove Your Tattoo before Laser

Posted by Ann V. On 2016 Sep 21st

Do These Things to Remove Your Tattoo before Laser

See if these simple remedies can remove your tattoo if you are looking for simple and affordable ways.

Do you hate your poorly made tattoos? Are you looking to remove your old fashioned tattoo? Does you workplace rule force you to remove the tattoo? In all these scenarios, removing the tattoo is the only way. It means that you need to get a laser tattoo removal process which is quite expensive and painful. Before choosing the laser treatment, you can give a try to these home remedies.


Salabrasion is a technique involving salt and abrasion. Since it is an abrasive, it peels away the upper layers of the skin by sanding it with the salt compound. It is easy to make as you need to mix tap water, abrasive device and table salt.

First of all, shave the area where your unwanted tattoo is located. Later, mix a tbsp. of salt in water and apply it directly onto the area. Start rubbing the area gently till you notice the raw skin. You will end up with a bruised skin you should not worry over. Apply antibiotic and secure it with bandage.

However, you should see a doctor if you notice signs of infection like increasing pain and redness. Repeat the process after 3 days to fade the tattoo appearance.

Repeat the process after 3 days. It will fade the tattoo appearance.

Aloe Vera:

Aloe vera is beneficial for tattoo removal. Aloe vera fades the tattoo appearance when being used with PaederiaTomentosa and Vitamin E. Mix aloe vera juice with 1 tbsp. of Paderiatomentose and vitamin E capsule. Stir well to get a thick paste. Massage your tattoo area with this paste for 10 minutes. Wash off the area with warm water. Do this method everyday.

Lemon Juice with Salt:

Lemon juice is an effective bleaching agent which lightens up the tattoos. Salt, on the other hand, is a good abrasive material. And the combined characteristics may help you remove your tattoo.

Just mix 100g of salt with a lemon juice to get a thick sticky substance. Don’t use more lemon juice as it will dissolve the salt. Apply the mixture to your tattooed skin using a cotton ball. Wash off the skin with warm water.


Honey is an efficient natural remedy to get rid of your unwanted tattoos. It may work for light and tiny tattoos.

Mix 2 tbsp. each of aloe vera juice, yoghurt, salt, aloe vera juice and honey altogether to get a thick paste. Apply this paste to the tattooed skin. Rinse off after half an hour.

Last Note:

So these are some home remedies to remove or fade your tattoos. However, these home remedies should be seen as “an attempt to remove tattoos before laser treatment. Remember, laser is the last resort. Given that it may painful, using a numbing cream like Dr.Numb® does make a sense. Dr.Numb® is a topical anaesthetic that dulls your skin so that you don’t feel anything happening to your skin.