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Fading a Tattoo for
a Cover Up

Fading an existing tattoo using a tattoo removal laser is one of the most effective methods of hiding an old tattoo. A fading can be completed in fewer sessions, which means less time and cost for you.

Since we’re a full custom tattoo shop, one of our artists will also work with the removal technician to ensure that the removal goes as smoothly as possible and the artist gets the right canvas for your next piece.

Tattoo Fading Process

1. Come In For A Consultation

Unlike all other tattoo removals clinics, we’re also a full time tattoo shop. That means that you can work with a tattoo artist and a removal specialist when planning your next piece.

2. Decide On Your New Art

Your tattoo artist and removal specialist will work together to help you craft a new idea for your skin. A tattoo artist knows what they’ll need to make beautiful art best. A removal specialist knows what colours can be removed or faded the best. That’s why we put them together working for you.

3. Have Your Removal Sessions

Once you’ve decided on what you’ll be fading and what your new tattoo will look like, you can begin the fading. We will with with the artist to ensure that the right parts are faded. We’re confident this kind of collaborative experience will give you the best result.

4. Get Your New Tattoo

Once your tattoo has been sufficiently faded and healed, you’ll be able to work with your tattoo artist to create a new work of art. For more about our tattoo process, click the link below.

Tattoo Process
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Complete Tattoo Removal

Sometimes you just want a fresh start or some time to think before you get a new tattoo. Laser tattoo removal can also be used to remove a tattoo entirely.

Full tattoo removal is a much longer process than fading. Depending on the tattoo, a full removal can take more than 12 sessions and requires a 1-2 year time commitment. For this reason, we recommend trying a fading first. Removing the dominant colours from a tattoo can be done quickly and often delivers the same level of satisfaction of a full removal.

Tattoo Removal Expectations

The Size & Colours Of Your Tattoo

The bigger the tattoo, the longer it takes to remove. Certain colours can also take longer to remove than others.

Your Skin Tone

In general, the darker your skin tone, the harder it is for the laser to penetrate and destroy the ink particles.

Your Adherence To Aftercare

We don’t make you wait 6-8 weeks between sessions for no reason. An integral part of tattoo removal is your immune system removing the destroyed ink particles. By properly following our aftercare instructions, you can reduce the amount of sessions needed

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Tattoo Removal Aftercare

Just as with getting a tattoo, proper aftercare after a tattoo removal section can greatly affect your results. To learn more about proper Tattoo removal aftercare, please read our guide.

AFTERCARE PDF

Tell Us Your Idea!

Get in touch or book a free tattoo consultation.

We will give you an estimate of the cost and how much time you'll need for your custom tattoo, piercing or laser tattoo removal.

Is Your Tattoo Colour or Black & Grey?

Where Are You Putting Your Tattoo?

Draw where you'd like to place your tattoo

Can You Please Give Us an Idea of The Subject?

What Style Do You Like For Your Tattoo?

Approximately How Big Would You Like Your Tattoo?

Please supply any photos for reference

Supplying photos of where you'd like to place the tattoo, or images you've found on the internet of similar tattoo's helps us better understand your idea and provide a more accurate estimate.

Is Your Tattoo Colour or Black & Grey?

Where Are You Putting Your Tattoo?

Draw where you'd like to place your tattoo

Can You Please Give Us an Idea of The Subject?

What Style Do You Like For Your Tattoo?

Approximately How Big Would You Like Your Tattoo?

Do you have any photos for reference ?

Supplying photos of where you'd like to place the tattoo, or images you've found on the internet of similar tattoo's helps us better understand your idea and provide a more accurate estimate.

Is Your Tattoo Colour or Black & Grey?

Where Is Your Unwanted Tattoo?

Draw where your unwanted tattoo is located

What are you looking for from laser removal?

Approximately How Big Is Your Unwanted Tattoo?

Please Supply Photos of Your Unwated Tattoo

Supplying photos helps us understand the location and appearance and quality of the unwanted tattoo so that we can supply a better estimate.

Please let us know your piercing related questions.

Chronic Ink 378 Yonge Street

Chronic Ink Tattoo Shops Near Me & Piercing Places near me

Our tattoo shops are conveniently located across the Greater Toronto Area and Vancouver. We welcome walk in tattoo and piercing appointments. Free consultation is available for your tattoo ideas or laser tattoo removal.

Pick Tattoo Shop

Address

378 Yonge Street, Second Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1S6

Shop Hours

Open 7 Days / Week
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Services

Tattoos, Piercings, Jewelry, Tattoo Removals, and Microblading

Address

252 Eglinton Ave East, Second Floor, Toronto, Ontario M4P 1K2

Shop Hours

Open 7 Days / Week
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Services

Tattoos, Piercings, and Jewelry

Address

7381 Kennedy Road, Unit #105, Markham, Ontario L3R 5B5

Shop Hours

Open 7 Days / Week
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Services

Tattoos, Piercings, and Jewelry

Address

Upper Canada Mall, 17600 Yonge St, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 4Z1

Shop Hours

Open 7 Days / Week
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Services

Live Tattooing, Chronic Ink Merchandise, and PFAFF x Porsche

Address

Upper Canada Mall, 17600 Yonge Street, Unit #B8B, Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 4Z1 (Near Starbucks)

Shop Hours

Open 7 Days / Week
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Services

Piercings and Jewelry ONLY