Tattoo Removal

How to Get Rid of a Stick and Poke Tattoo

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How can you get rid of a stick and poke tattoo or at-home? This article shares the only effective (and safe) way to remove your stick and poke tattoo.

What Is A Stick And Poke Tattoo?


A stick and poke tattoo is a traditional form of tattooing. It involves a single needle and ink that is hand-inserted into the skin. Some stick and poke tattoos are done by inserting a needle into the end of a wooden stick which is repeatedly tapped into the skin. Other forms of stick and poke tattoos are at-home DIY tattoos that are done at your friend’s party last year. It’s also a widely used method in the prison system. Inmates create their own tattoo ink (usually some burnt soot) and anything sharp they can find or file. 

How To Remove A Stick And Poke Tattoo At Home

Although you can receive stick and poke tattoos at home, does not mean that you can remove them at home. A lot of people with stick and poke tattoos believe that they can use at-home tattoo removal remedies to effectively and safely remove their tattoos. That’s just not the case.

Tattoo removal creams, lemon concentrates, dermabrasion, and other methods simply do NOT work to remove your stick and poke tattoo.

How To Fade Stick And Poke Tattoos

Nope, the home remedies won’t even fade your stick and poke tattoos. Sure you may see some “fading” from the scar tissue that develops on your dermis, but it’s not really fading away, you’re just damaging your skin. If you try to use at-home remedies, you’ll be wasting time and money on ineffective removal that may lead to serious side effects and skin damage. Some of the side effects of at-home tattoo removal methods are scarring, blistering, infections, and more.

How To Get Rid Of A Stick And Poke Tattoo Fast

The only way to fade and remove your stick and poke tattoo is to go to a reputable laser tattoo removal studio, where a safe and effective PicoWay laser will completely remove your stick and poke tattoo. Laser tattoo removal is the best method for your removal needs.

It’s important for you to research why laser tattoo removal is the best method for your health and safety. The FDA has clearly stated that tattoo removal alternatives do not work and are unsafe. To learn more about stick and poke tattoo removal, book a free consultation with a tattoo removal expert today. 

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