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How to Remove Colour From Ink Tattoos

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At The Laser Club we know tattoos are an expression of individuality and creativity, but what happens when the love affair with your ink starts to fade? Perhaps the vibrant colours that once defined your unique design no longer resonate with you, or maybe it’s time for a change. Fear not – The Laser Club is here to offer a solution

Laser tattoo removal works on the principle of selective photo thermolysis. In simpler terms, it uses specific wavelengths of light to target and break down the tattoo ink without harming the surrounding skin. For coloured tattoos, this process becomes even more intriguing. Different colours absorb light at distinct wavelengths, and this is where lasers step in to perform their magic.

After 2 Sessions
After 2 Sessions

Coloured tattoo inks contain various pigments, each responding differently to light.

Black Ink: Easiest to treat, as it absorbs all laser wavelengths.

Red and Yellow Ink: Respond well to specific wavelengths, making them relatively easier to remove.

Blue and Green Ink: Can be more stubborn, requiring lasers with specific wavelengths to break down.

Purple and Orange Ink: Fall somewhere in between, necessitating a tailored approach for effective removal.

What is the best way to remove a colour tattoo? At The Laser Club we believe in investing in state-of-the-art technology that’s why we use the Pico machine. Pico technology utilizes ultra-short pulses measured in picoseconds, allowing for unparalleled precision and speed. This means it can target an array of colours, breaking down pigments with minimal impact on the surrounding skin.


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After 1 Session


When removing you tattoo you must remember that laser tattoo removal is a gradual process. One of our most asked questions at The Laser Club when it comes to tattoo removal is how long will it take? Well, many factors come into play such as the size, colour, and age of the tattoo, as well as the individual’s skin type, play a role in determining the number of sessions required. Patience is key, while each session is relatively quick, multiple sessions are typically required to achieve optimal results. During each session, the laser emits pulses of light that pass through the skin, targeting the tattoo ink. The energy from the laser is absorbed by the ink particles, causing them to shatter into smaller fragments. Over time, the body’s immune system works to flush out these fragments, leading to a fading of the tattoo.

As technology advances, so too does our ability to rewrite the stories etched on our skin. Whether it’s a change of heart or a desire for a fresh canvas, laser tattoo removal stands as a testament to the artistry and science converging to redefine the boundaries of self-expression. So, if you’re contemplating bidding farewell to that once-beloved coloured tattoo, book your free consultation with us at The Laser Club today.


After 1 Session
After 1 Session


I’m sold – how can I go ahead?

The best way to go ahead with us is to book a free consultation here and come and see us, ask all the questions you wish and if you want to go ahead then we take payment and plan/organise and book your first session in.

We are located in Horsforth Leeds and Trafford Manchester, Just outside of Manchester City Centre and now Alderley Edge, Cheshire.

Or, want to chat? Call us on 01613271712

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