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Everything You Need to Start a Laser Tattoo Removal Business

As an entrepreneur or business owner, there are risks and new things to learn with any industry you are entering. We regularly hear from entrepreneurs and experienced business owners about some of their challenges when starting a laser tattoo removal business or opening a medical spa. Each industry has its own intricacies, and laser tattoo removal and aesthetics are no different. Regulations vary from state to state, and the amount the market allows for services and the process for purchasing equipment are all unique to the industry. One of the main things that Astanza clients like about working with us is limiting surprises and keeping the learning curve too steep. We do this is by walking potential clients through each phase of setting up a laser tattoo removal business or medical spa and providing real-world tips and tricks that can make starting a new business or expanding your existing practice easy. We like to think we make the process of creating a laser tattoo removal business easy.

The three most significant barriers that we see potential clients encountering when starting a laser tattoo removal business are confusion regarding laser tattoo removal regulations, not understanding the revenue model, and how to finance the purchase of a laser tattoo removal machine. Read further and see how Astanza helps you every step of the way with starting a laser tattoo removal business.

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Instagram 101 for Medspas

Establishing a presence on a social media platform is not as easy as most envision. Though it isn't challenging to create an account to participate in social media, making significant connections with users and providing a steady stream of informative content is challenging. However, the payoff for your medical spa joining Instagram and additional social media platforms is worth investing time, energy, and money.

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Spring Cleaning for your Med Spa or Aesthetic Laser Practice

Spring has finally arrived. After a long and endless winter season, one of the best things to do for your medspa is to spring clean in various ways. As part of the leadership or management team at any aesthetic practice, it's essential to think of spring cleaning as a vital improvement to your practice during this time.

Of course, you should include actual physical cleaning as part of this spring plan. It's imperative during these COVID-19 times so that your office is as germ and bacteria-free as possible while performing services like laser hair removal or laser tattoo removal. Aside from a good spring cleaning, here are some other tips to help your aesthetic practice be its best this spring season.

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Branding 101: Improving Your Med Spa's Instagram

If you own or manage a medical spa, you probably have a website or plan to create one as soon as possible. Since people connect online so much, having a website is solid advice for branding your medical spa. But a website isn't enough. Unless you have clients that have already taken advantage of your services or have a business card with your website address, they might never discover all your services.

While a handful of people search for med spa information by plugging keywords into a search engine, nowadays, the bulk of time spent during online leisure time is on social media. Because of this, having the right presence on social media for aesthetic practices is an integral part of building a brand for your medical spa.

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Instagram for Med Spas: Posts, Stories, Live Videos, and IGTV

There is always something new for medspas and aesthetic practices to learn about social media, including some really cool things you can do to promote your aesthetic business online.

InstagramFacebookYouTube, TikTok, and Snapchat (to name a few) are popular platforms your med spa can use to draw potential clients to the top of your marketing funnel, generate new appointments, and convert first-time buyers into life-long customers.

This blog is designed to help med spa owners and aesthetic practice marketers by providing tips on using Instagram Posts, Instagram Stories, Live videos, and IGTV to promote your hair removal, tattoo removal, or other aesthetic laser services. Becoming an experienced social media expert can help you better manage your laser tattoo removal studio or med spa's Instagram account and increase the effectiveness of your efforts.

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How to Use Facebook to get Appointments for Your Aesthetic Practice

It wasn't long ago when Facebook and other social media platforms were primarily used to socialize with friends on the internet. Nowadays, med spas, physicians, laser tattoo removal specialists, and other aesthetic businesses rely on Facebook as an essential inbound marketing tool. Strategically marketing through social media the right way will make it easier to line up appointments at your medical spa, laser tattoo removal studio, or aesthetic practice.

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Laser Tattoo Removal - Not Just for Celebrities

When it comes to getting a tattoo, celebrities get a lot of limelight and press coverage when they get a new one. Ironically, stars also get the most attention and publicity if they decide they want one removed. Your latest tattoo might not end up in the pages of a fashion or gossip magazine, and you probably won't make too much news if you decide to have yours removed. Yes, the lives of celebrities are a lot different than you and me for sure. 

The one thing the average tattooed person shares with a tattooed celebrity is choosing laser tattoo removal as their preferred method of removal. There are several reasons for this: laser tattoo removal is safe and effective, and it's relatively easy to find a practitioner in most big cities.

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Non-Profit Laser Tattoo Removal - Erasing Memories of the Past


Contrary to popular opinion, some people receive tattoos against their own volition. Individuals in prison, those involved with gangs, people under the influence of peer pressure, or victims of sex trafficking are often forced to get one or several tattoos to be a part of a group. Countless people rely on laser tattoo removal to eliminate painful memories resulting from unwanted, forced, or inappropriate tattoos. In particular, people with inappropriate tattoos or candidates seeking employment with tattoos on their hands or face tend to regret their ink as some employers look negatively at visible tattoos.

For example, most of those who spend time in jail find it challenging to segue to civilian life. Thankfully, charitable groups and individuals such as the Jail Ministry of Elkhart County in Elkhart, Indiana, exist. This group is working hard to make a positive difference for those transitioning from jail to regular civilian life. The Jail Ministry of Elkhart County's laser tattoo removal program focuses on removing gang tattoos, particularly those from the wrist area on down and those on the neck and up. Tattoos in such locations are problematic as they are visible to hiring managers, business owners, and colleagues. Though a hiring manager might not admit he or she refuses to hire someone with visible tattoos, the truth is such tattoos often stand in the way of an offer for gainful employment.

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Astanza Community Laser Tattoo Removal Day



Astanza Laser is the leading provider of laser tattoo removal devices to non-profits and corrections facilities around the country and are experts in how to start and operate a non-profit laser tattoo removal program.

Periodically, Astanza gives back to the community by offering free laser tattoo removal to those in the DFW area that are not able to afford tattoo removal but want to remove painful memories of the past, improve their employment prospects by erasing visible hand or face tattoos, or have others reasons to remove a tattoo.

The next Community Laser Tattoo Removal day in Dallas, Texas, is April 9, 2021, at Astanza headquarters: 1810 S. Akard Street #500, Dallas, TX 75215. 

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The Skin - Dr. Jason Emer and the Asclepion MeDioStar



The Skin
caught up with the renowned cosmetic dermatologist, Dr. Jason Emer, and discussed the most revolutionary diode laser hair removal device recently introduced in the United States, the Asclepion MeDioStar® backed by Astanza. The MeDioStar® diode laser revolutionizes hair removal treatment and other aesthetic procedures thanks to its intuitive design and leading advancements in technology. Featuring a cutting-edge cooling system, an industry-leading spot size, numerous treatment capabilities, improved overall user experience, and much more, the MeDioStar® is the preferred choice for aesthetic practitioners, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and leading medical spas.

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