Removal of permanent make up

You have got permanent makeup done years ago and now its no longer to your liking?You do not like the results? What to do ?

Like tattoos, permanent makeup can be difficult to remove. The most commonly used techniques for this are dermabrasion (physical or chemical treatment) and surgical removal. Removal is more painful and more labor intens than the tattoo itself. The decision to get a tattoo where one can regret it later is related to thinking that the permanent make-up style, which you like today, will always be to your liking.


Dermabrasion is a technique used in the cosmetic industry, where superficial skin cells are removed and new skin cells come up to the surface.With this technique discolorations of the skin can be removed. Dermabrasion is especially suitable for areas where the skin is thin, such as the back of the hand, face and neck. Dermabrasion is not risk free.

Dermabrasion techniques can be divided into physical and chemical treatments.

The physical treatments

– Laser treatment, also called laser resurfacing. With a CO2 laser, the top layer of skin evaporates.

– (Micro) dermabrasion, literally meaning the “abrasion of the skin.” Where a stream of micro-crystals is sprayed under vacuum on the skin. This ray takes the top layer of dead skin cells with it.

The chemical treatments

– Chemicals treatment. It will be depending on the need, Glycoaacid, Trichloroacetic Acid, Urea or Phenol are used.

– Herbal treatment, wherein various spices, or a combination of these are used in order to get the desired result with a light etching substance.

Risks in removal of permanent makeup

  • A laser treatment may cause damage to the skin. This can lead to skin damage, burns, and scars.
  • It is possible that the removal does not become fully realized.
  • Removal of permanent makeup can make it worse.
  • Chemical treatments can bring allergic reactions.