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What is "frosting" from Laser Tattoo Removal?

Have you been considering laser tattoo removal? Here's a quick rundown on what happens during this fast, efficient laser treatment, and it's something called "frosting".

This is a chemical reaction that occurs when the laser light energy reacts with the tattoo ink

(or permanent makeup pigments on brows). This process releases a gas or plasma. Carbon Dioxide is released as a result if this reaction and raises to the epidermis layer of skin and giving the white "frosted" look that we see.

Don't worry though! Frosting is a temporary side effect that lasts anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes after the treatment and is very much a good thing.

This reaction indicates the laser is penetrating the ink effectively. On top of that, it also shows that your body is reacting and healing quickly.

To learn more about our Cuterainc Enlighten III pico laser that can treat ALL colors of inks and pigments on any color of skin. Visit our website for more details!


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