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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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Improving Employment Chances with Laser Tattoo Removal

No one gets a second chance to establish a good first impression. When meeting someone for the first time, people naturally make judgments based on many factors. Like it or not, one of the most significant judgment factors is one's appearance; this is particularly true during a job interview. While personality and the way one carries themself are taken into account, personal presentation is critical.

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Astanza Recognized for 'Training Support of the Year' in the Laser and Tattoo Removal Industry

Whether you're an Astanza client or someone interested in learning laser tattoo removal to start an aesthetic business, Astanza and our training division, New Look Laser College (NLLC), offer the industry's best training support. We've provided award-winning training for more than a decade and were recognized once more for Training Support of the Year at the 2020 MyFaceMyBody Awards.

The MyFaceMyBody Awards is a global awards program that recognizes aesthetic practices, individuals, brands, and manufacturers in the aesthetic industry for various notable categories. We are honored to receive Training Support of the Year for a second time and believe this accolade is proof of our commitment to serving our amazing clients and growing the laser tattoo removal industry through hard-working NLLC students. Please keep reading to learn more about our award-winning training programs.

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How Does Laser Tattoo Removal Work? Featuring Dr. Kirby at LaserAway

Astanza is proud to have our technology used and trusted by some of the leading laser practices around the world. One of our most renowned clients is LaserAway, the nation's leader in aesthetic dermatology. LaserAway exclusively uses the Astanza Duality Q-switched Nd:YAG laser to perform tattoo removal at their numerous locations nationwide.

Earlier this year, LaserAway created a video featuring Dr. William Kirby, Board Certified Dermatologist, LaserAway's Chief Medical Officer, and creator of the Kirby-Desai scale. He also won the second season of the CBS reality show Big Brother and has made several television appearances as an aesthetic dermatology expert. In the video, Dr. Kirby addresses some of the most commonly asked patient questions regarding how tattoo removal works.

In this article, we'll break down each question that Dr. Kirby answers to give you a better understanding of this advanced laser procedure and why you should invest in laser treatment to remove your unwanted ink.

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Things to Consider When Adding Laser Tattoo Removal to Your Business

Business owners know that any new venture requires extensive research, guidance, and thoughtful planning. When considering adding laser tattoo removal services to their existing businesses, we try to guide our clients through each step of the process, pointing out areas they might not have thought through.

Keep reading for a list of things to consider when adding tattoo removal to your med spa, laser clinic, or tattoo shop!  

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East Texas Laser Clinic Increases Revenue and Reach by Promoting National Tattoo Removal Day

National Tattoo Removal Day, August 14, became one of Spectrum Laser Aesthetic's hottest days of the year after they significantly increased their revenue just by incorporating the nationally recognized day into their annual marketing plan. With NTRD just around the corner, we're excited to share their success story and inspire other aesthetics businesses to get involved this year!  

Keep reading to learn how this East Texas med spa leveraged NTRD to expand its reach and earn more money! 

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See Astanza's 2019 Q4 Before & After Photo Contest Winners

We're so excited to announce the winners of our 2019 Q4 Before & After Photo Contest! We had a lot of great entries but two stood out in particular. Congratulations to Northeast Laser Tattoo Removal for winning the Complete Tattoo Removal category and Tattoo Removal Ink for winning theCover-Up/Lightening category of Astanza's Q4 Before & After Photo Contest!

Last year, Astanza held its very first client-exclusive before and after photo contest to reward our laser tattoo removal clients for the amazing results they've achieved with Astanza technology. Two winners were chosen each quarter for the following categories: "Best Cover-Up/Lightening Photo" or "Best Complete Removal Photo."



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See MKE Tattoo Removal's Winning Before and After Photos!

Congratulations, MKE Laser Tattoo Removal, for winning the "Best Complete Tattoo Removal" category of Astanza's Q3 Before & After Photo Contest!

Each quarter, Astanza accepts submissions from our clients showcasing their best laser tattoo removal results for a chance to win our Before and After Photo Contest.  Astanza Laser clients can enter their photos for a chance to win one of two categories: "Best Fading/Cover-Up Photo" or "Best Complete Removal Photo."  

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