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Cosmetic Tattoo and Microblading Removal

Aesthetics & Vein Specialists located in Greenwood Village, CO
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Cosmetic Tattoo and Microblading Removal services offered in Greenwood Village, CO

Colorado Skin and Vein provides the most advanced laser and energy-based treatments available. These approaches focus on aesthetics for the skin in addition to medical treatment for vein-based issues. The team of experts, led by David Verebelyi, MD, RVT, and Christina Jordan, FNP, CANS, has been in practice for over two decades, earning a reputation as leaders in specialty laser treatment. The team also has the latest state-of-the-art equipment, including a combination of lasers and other energy-based treatments found nowhere else in the state.

Cosmetic Tattoo and Microblading Removal Q&A

What are cosmetic tattoos and microblading?

Cosmetic tattoos are permanent makeup, or tattoos, which are typically done over the lips and as eyeliner. Microblading is the practice of tattooing the eyebrow to create an optimal shape and color for the brow. 

During a microblading session, your provider uses a handheld tool with a blade to scratch the skin and deposit pigment. They create a look that mimics the appearance of natural eyebrow hairs. 

Microshading is another technique in which providers deposit dots of pigment rather than strokes. It creates a powdered eyeshadow look on the eyebrows. 

What if I don't like my cosmetic tattoo or microblading results? 

Sometimes, cosmetic tattoos don't turn out the way you wanted or expected. For example, you may think your brows are too dark, too heavy, or poorly shaped. In other cases, the ink fades or oxidizes over time until it is no longer the right color. 

Fortunately, you're not stuck with permanent makeup or brows you don't like. Colorado Skin and Vein offers tattoo removal using the state-of-the-art PiQo4™ laser. They were among the first clinics in the country to provide this technology. 

The picosecond PiQo4 laser can remove tattoos from any part of the body, including delicate areas of the face, like the upper and lower eyelids. Other cosmetic tattoos, such as lip liner and microblading, respond very well to pico laser tattoo removal.

How does cosmetic tattoo and microblading removal work?

Pico laser tattoo removal breaks inks down into smaller pieces. These smaller ink particles are more digestible to the macrophages in your skin. The smaller the particle, the easier it is for your macrophages to remove it from your skin. 

The PiQo4 laser uses picosecond pulses to break the ink down to the smallest sizes possible with current technology. , 

The team's unique protocols and the high-tech laser combine to decrease the total treatments needed by more than half compared to other laser tattoo removal options. 

Am I a good candidate for cosmetic tattoo or microblading removal?


If you don't like your microblading or other permanent makeup, picosecond laser tattoo removal could be right for you. The PiQo4 laser can target nearly any color thanks to its four energy wavelengths, and it's even effective for stubborn ink.

The Colorado Skin and Vein team can adjust the laser based on your skin tone, so it's effective for both light and dark skin. 

What happens after a cosmetic tattoo or microblading removal session?

During your tattoo removal sessions, you might experience "frosting," in which the treated area looks white. This process is normal and fades over a few minutes as you heal and filter out the shattered ink particles.

Afterward, some patients have mild, pinpoint bleeding over the treatment area, which should stay covered for about 3-7 days. Your body will process the newly broken down ink over the next several weeks, lightening the tattoo with each treatment until minimal to no ink is left. 

Schedule your consultation online or call Colorado Skin and Vein today.