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Researching State Regulations: Laser Hair Removal, Tattoo Removal, Permanent Makeup, and Natural Pigmentation


Not all lasers are regulated the same, and neither are aesthetic treatments.  When researching your state's laser regulations, it's important to have a clear understanding of what laser treatments you'll be performing at your business/clinic. 

Keep reading to learn more about what to expect when researching regulations based on a specific procedure, including laser tattoo removal, laser hair removal, permanent makeup removal, and correcting natural pigmentation.  

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Dallas Art & Tattoo Expo Pre-Party & Open House Sponsored by Texas Inked!

CALLING ALL TATTOO ARTISTS: The Dallas Art & Tattoo Expo is almost here!  Will you be at the Pre-Party? 

Don't miss the free Tattoo Artist Pre-Party & Open House on September 12, 2019 hosted by Astanza Laser!  This exclusive pre-game is open to all Dallas-based tattoo artists and shop owners and is sponsored by Texas Inked Magazine and the Dallas Art & Tattoo Expo. 

During the Pre-Party & Open House, guests will enjoy laser tattoo removal talk, laser demos, and free tattoo removal sessions at Astanza's headquarters.  

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Researching State Regulations: Who Can Perform Ablative vs. Non-Ablative Treatments?

What's the difference between an "ablative" and "non-ablative" treatments? Why does it affect your state's laser regulations?

We'll answer these questions and more in this blog post tackling the how ablative and non-ablative laser treatments can be regulated differently.  First, it's important to understand the difference between these these two types of treatments.  

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#ChangingLives: Astanza Attends 2019 Global Homeboy Network in Los Angeles

Astanza recently attended the 2019 Global Homeboy Network in Los Angeles, hosted by Homeboy Industries . Devoted individuals and organizations attended the 6th annual Global Homeboy Network to support marginalized populations in Los Angeles and learn how to break the cycle of recidivism in their communities.

Our very own Astanza President, David Murrell, and Regional Sales Manager, Opal Taskila, participated in the Network's informal sessions where they discussed how Astanza is partnering with non-profits and correctional facilities to increase job opportunities and reduce recidivism with laser tattoo removal. 

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Happy National Tattoo Removal Day!

National Tattoo Removal Day is back and we couldn't be more excited! In honor of today, we are highlighting one of our favorite Astanza client duos, Holly and Aaron Della Vedova, owners of Evolve Tattoo Removal and Guru Tattoo .

Evolve Tattoo Removal was recently featured on the Fireside Tattoo Video Podcast where they answered frequently asked laser tattoo removal questions and shared insight into their business. Keep reading to learn more about the Della Vedovas and Evolve Tattoo Removal’s growing success.

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Portable Laser Tattoo Removal is Here! Meet the Acroma Handpiece + EthereaMX

Portable laser tattoo removal is here to stay! For a long time, it's been perceived that tattoo removal lasers needed to be stationary and not moved around much due to calibration issues. The myth that tattoo removal lasers have to be stationary has changed recently with the evolution of products such as the Etherea MX.  The EthereaMX is fast becoming the first choice in laser technology for on-the-go practitioners, tattoo artists, and more!  

Keep reading to learn about the latest in laser tattoo removal technology, the Acroma handpiece, and how it's changing the industry's view on portable systems. 

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3 Tips for Taking Better Before and After Photos

Improving before and after photos of your laser treatments can be as easy as making three simple changes.  Making a few key adjustments to your photo-taking routine can help you not only clean up your portfolio, but also stand out to potential customers in the ever-changing and competitive aesthetic industry.

Keep reading for some helpful tips and download the pre-recorded webinar, Mastering Before & After Photos to Grow Your Aesthetic Business.


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Researching State Regulations: Laser Classifications Explained

When considering investing in an aesthetic laser, it's important to understand how your state regulates lasers of different classifications. For safety purposes, lasers of all kinds are classified based on their ability to injure human skin and eyes.

The
classification of a laser ranges from Class 1 to Class 4, some with subclasses, and depends on the power output of the device. Click here to learn more about your state's regulations on different classes of lasers. 

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