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LAS VEGAS TATTOO REMOVAL.

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Laser tattoo removal results: After 3 sessions here’s the progress on removing this tattoo. 

Tattoo removal can be very effective and here are just a few examples of what our laser removal system can do. At Skin Design, we take great pride in the art of tattoos. Whether it be color portraits or bng, tattoo removal or cover ups, we’ve got all your needs covered.

Laser tattoo removal can be used to remove a tattoo in its entirety, or it can be used to fade an existing tattoo in order to get a better cover up. Of course, the age of your tattoo, the type of ink used, the colors of the ink used, all play a major factor in removing an old or unwanted tattoo but the professionals at Skin Design can guide you in the right direction with all the information you need.

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To the left is a 10 year old tattoo, and to the right, is the result after 3 laser tattoo removal sessions.

About Skin Design Tattoo Removal:

Skin Design Tattoo Removal is the premier tattoo removal center in Las Vegas. As always, we appreciate the trust that each of our customers offer when they trust us with their skin, and we’re both blessed and humbled.  At Skin Design, we strive to provide each of our customers with the highest quality of services at affordable rates. Our skilled and compassionate team delivers exceptional state-of-the-art care using the most advanced treatments and technologies in a friendly and intimate environment.

In addition, our expert staff is trained to resolve your many skin concerns so if you’re got questions we’ve definitely got the answers. In the end, our goal is for you to leave our clinic feeling educated, refreshed, and comfortable about your choices so please feel to contact us today to schedule your free initial consultation.

FERNIE ANDRADE TATTOO

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Another banger from tattoo artist Fernie Andrade

Here’s another tatt that’s in the works by Fernie. If you’re in or around the area be sure to stop by and check out the shop as well as all the other amazing artists on deck. We’ll have updated pictures of this incredible piece of work, and as always, thanks for stopping by the site. Stay tuned for more updates as well as some fresh editorial that’ll be dropping on some of our amazing artists.

JOHN CANDY TATTOO

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John Candy as “Uncle Buck” tattoo by Fernie Andrade. 

To honor an actor or comedian with a tattoo is the ultimate form of loyalty, and this is exactly what one of our clients did when they decided to pay tribute to comedian John Candy. This tattoo here was inspired by the movie “Uncle Buck”.

In this movie, John Candy stars in this John Hughes comedy as an idle, good-natured bachelor who’s left in charge of his nephew and nieces during a family crisis. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon charms his younger relatives Miles and Maizy with his hefty cooking and his new way of doing the laundry. But his carefree style doesn’t impress everyone, including Tia (Jean Kelly), his rebellious teenage niece, and Chanice (Amy Madigan), his impatient girlfriend. Uncle Buck is the last person you’d think of to watch the kids. But with a little luck and a lot of love, he manages to surprise everyone in this heartwarming family comedy.

FOO DOG TATTOO: IMPERIAL LION

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There’s a reason why so many have referred to artist Robert Pho as a master tattooist.

Asian style tattoos have long been a staple in the world of tattoo. Regardless if the work is done in black and grey or color, it’s not necessarily the medium which dictates it’s impact, but the style. Asian art in itself is unique because of the ritualistic images and mediums found in the art. There’s a rich cultural heritage behind the imagery, and it comes as no surprise that this timeless style has impacted the lives of many.

The tattoo above was done by Robert Pho and his work speaks for itself. The central focus of the tattoo is the Chinese guardian lion, which is often referred to as an Imperial Guardian Lions or in Western culture as a “Foo Dog”. The lion has become common sight and the lion is said to safeguard the health and wealth of those who own or wear one.

They were traditionally found in front of Imperial palaces, Imperial tombs, government offices, temples, and the homes of government officials and the wealthy, from the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220), and were believed to have powerful mythic protective benefits. They are also used in other artistic contexts, for example on door-knockers, and in pottery. Pairs of guardian lion statues are still common decorative and symbolic elements at the entrances to restaurants, hotels, supermarkets and other structures, with one sitting on each side of the entrance.

COVER UP TATTOO ARTIST IN VEGAS.

 

A cover up tattoo is an art in itself.

Looking for a good cover up tattoo artist? Look no further.

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Cover up tattoo I completed a few days ago. 

Before getting into the process of the cover up tattoo, here’s how the story initially began.  At the age of 16, Anthony wanted to get his first tattoo but since he was underage he had to take his dad with him for consent. Fast forward to present day, he wanted to cover up his first tattoo with a memorial piece in honor of his father, who recently passed away. This time around, he decided to go big and it all fell in perfect alignment with the old adage, “The bigger you go, the easier the coverup will be”.

After making the trip out to Vegas from Philadelphia, he decided to create a tribute piece to his father that was going to be unique and heart felt. The time on the clock was set to 8:04, which was the exact time his dad passed away, and the dove represents his father’s funeral and his entry and rebirth into heaven.

This frequently requested tattoo imagery has been done over and over by so many tattoo artists so it’s always tough to make it just a bit different. As for the coverup, I used a rose as if it was part of the clock’s design and instead of the white highlights, I used grey ink, separating it from the other rose and dove. This made for an easier coverup since the darker color would still show through white ink. One way to put it, as I searched on Instagram is that it’s a “black and grey and gray” tattoo.

Thanks again to Anthony for taking the trip down to Vegas and it was honor to work on you. If you’re interested in viewing more of my work please click here for my gallery.

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TATTOO REMOVAL SYSTEMS.

 

The most highly rated tattoo removal system in Vegas.

Aside from being home to a family of award-winning, and published tattooists, Skin Design also offers laser tattoo removal.

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The most effective laser tattoo removal system in Las Vegas

Old or unwanted tattoos no longer need to haunt your life, let alone your skin. At Skin Design Tattoo Removal, our experienced staff, certified laser tech, and in-house doctor, can help you remove unwanted ink. Aside from being able to get pain medication prescribed, our state of the art tattoo removal system is the most effective and highly-rated units in the Vegas community.

Pictured above is a before and after photo of an unwanted tattoo after just four sessions. Also remember that a tattoo does not have to be entirely removed if you’re doing a cover up. Tattoo removal can be done completely, partially or in some cases we can simply lighten or fade it as shown above.

At Skin Design we offer free consultation, can give your our professional opinion and help you achieve the end results you’ve been looking for.

To see more of our laser tech’s gallery please click here.

Skin Design Tattoo Removal provided the best service yet! It was a lot faster than I thought, and the staff was very knowledgeable and accommodating. ~ Lynn Burton (Patient)

I went to Anthony for tattoo removal and I’m glad. After going to another local spot for my first treatment, I was referred by another artist to Skin Design and I’ve stayed here since. ~ Fernando (Patient) 

DIY TATTOO REMOVAL DANGERS.

Want to remove an unwanted tattoo? Well DIY kits are not the way to go. Need proof? Watch this video produced by BBC.

Unwanted tattoos can be a kick to your self esteem, but would you rather have a bad tattoo or a nightmare of a skin infection and possibly permanent damage? Probably not, which is exactly why you should avoid any DIY tattoo removal kits which can be found on line.

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A picture of one woman’s tattoo before she tried a DIY tattoo removal kit

Just a few days ago, the BBC did a piece on one women who tried a “DIY tattoo removal kit” and the end result was not only be a painful reminder of her once unwanted tattoo – but also a terrific reminder that she should have just left it. Sometimes called a peel or “chemical peel” the ingredients in these kits can not only burn your skin but leave you with an indentation coupled with an infection.

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The result after her trying the kit.

The reason? Well most of these tattoo removal kits simply attack the top layer of the skin and it results in the chemicals simply burning the skin with corrosive chemicals like trichloroacetic acid, a substance that’s banned in cosmetics in many countries, and hexachloroethane, a chemical used to make grenades. These chemicals do not get to the middle of the skin, where you’ll find the ink from a tattoo.

On the flipside, others use a “pin-prick” method in which they use a needle to try and leech the ink out of the skin, while others use chemical goes and creams which have been known to cause cause an immune system reaction and therefore destroy the ink. In most cases such archaic methods cause irritation infection, and scaring to those that try to remove the tattoos themselves.

Medical professionals and artists alike both discourage these methods of removal and still recommend laser tattoo removal as the safest possible treatment out there.

LAS VEGAS: A MORE FLICKS FROM BTSOE 2015

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As always, good times, and great memories with family and friends.

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Artistry.

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Family Represent.

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Convention Life.

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Work ethic.

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Crew.

TATTOO DESIGNS: LAS VEGAS

If you’re looking for tattoo designs, then there’s thousands of ideas and referrences that can be found all throughout the web. From animals, religious, black and grey to color, the list of tattoo designs can be broken down into 100’s of categories.

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Hand lettering or “script” tattoos are also a popular category. Tattoo by Vandal.  

One of the most searched categories has to realistic portraits, and Greek or Roman themed tatts, and both are typically inspired by images of your choice. But when looking for a color or bng artist that specializes in the aforementioned, you’re going to want to look at the details of the artists work. From the smoothness of the artists shading, to the accuracy of their work, these are just a few of  the elements you’ll want to look for.

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Cover up tattoos are another big category and here’s an example of a work in progress by artist Andy Pho

So take a look around and you’ll see that every artist has a different way of interpreting your favorite image. Some do cartoon looking depictions while others nail the proportions and characteristics to the wrinkle. You also want to see how the tattooist is able to merge and integrate tattoos. It’s an important part of the tattoo process – especially if you want to end up with a sleeve – so be sure to do your homework.

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A great example of a photo realism, gangster inspired tattoo by Robert Pho

In addition, take a look at the placement of the tattoo you want. Placement affects the way a tattoo will look and the wrong placement will distort and possibly disfigure the image. Then again, a qualified tattoo artist will be help and guide you so be sure to know what you want and see what they have to say.

 

THE ULTIMATE CLOWN TATTOO.

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Looking for a clown tattoo? Here’s a great example. 

 

 

 

When a client approached tattoo artist Robert Pho to do a sleeved clown tattoo, it was game on. This assembly of clowns and circus themed tattoos came out incredible and it’s the start of a massive body suit which is simply, clownin’. With existing tattoos being removed via laser, this body suit is a work in progress and it’s sure to go down as legendary. In addition to clowns and circus themes, this person also decided to include multiple themes on different body parts including one leg sleeve tattoo which is family oriented, and another leg which is all mob related.

In all, it’s an intense piece that will be revealed in entirety soon enough so stay tuned and we’ll keep you posted on any more progress. As always, thanks for stopping by the site and hope you’re having a great Monday!