Does tattoo removal work on dark skin? 

One of the most commonly asked questions we get is “can you do tattoo removal on dark skin?” the answer, yes! Removery has removed tattoos from all different skin types. In this article, we will answer some of your questions about tattoo removal on dark skin and provide you with the best dark skin tattoo removal before and after results.

Tattoo removal on dark skin before and afters

See our top 10 before and after tattoo removals on dark skin types below!

Not sure what your tattoo says anymore? It might be time to get that old tattoo removed. Your ineligible tattoo could look like this with only 7 laser removal sessions⚡

Turns out that Chinese symbol doesn’t mean what you intended for it to say? No problem! 6 sessions on this hand tattoo and you won’t ever have to explain that story again👀


Getting a neck tattoo at the time sounded like a good idea! YOLO right? Buuttt things changed and now you need to get it removed. That’s okay! 10 sessions on this tattoo and this client’s ready to move on.

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Thought that small stick and poke tattoo would have faded out by now, but it’s been 10 years and it’s still there? Been there, done that! 10 sessions and you can leave that stick and poke in the past.

Now you see it, now you don’t! 10 sessions on this neck tattoo and it looks like nothing was ever there!

The world is becoming more progressive towards tattooed individuals, but face tattoos can still hinder job opportunities. With 7 sessions on these face tattoos, this client no longer has those barriers of the past.

Ruby who? 6 sessions on this neck tattoo and we’ll never know 🤷‍♀️

Tired of people staring at your faded tattoo? We get that! 5 sessions for these cherries and no one will ever know that they were there🍒

Chinese symbol tattoos were all the rage in the ’90s but now it’s 2021 and you’ve been walking around with the wrong word on your arm for 20 years. Feel like it’s time to leave the ’90s behind? 6 sessions and your tattoo can look like this!

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This tattoo makes our hearts flutter! With 10 sessions, this client watched their tattoo fly away 🖤

Common Questions About Tattoo Removal on Dark Skin Types

We answer some of your most commonly asked questions about tattoo removal on dark skin.

Work In Progress Tattoos on Dark Skin Types

It takes time to see complete removal results. On average a tattoo can be removed in 10-12 sessions. A client can typically expect to start seeing fading results around sessions 4-5. Below are some work-in-progress tattoo removals on dark skin.

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Dark Skin Tattoo Removal With Removery  

There you have it! Tattoo removal does work on dark skin types. It’s important to remember that everyone’s tattoo removal journey looks different and you’ll need to follow aftercare protocols in order for your tattoo to heal properly. Read more about how tattoo removal is safe on dark skin types and start your tattoo removal journey today! Book a free consultation with a studio near you or get a free estimate to learn more about your removal options with Removery. 

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