The blue tattoo color began as 2 round filled areas but began to grow and harden, similar to a keloid, or large mole in texture, approximately 6 months after the tattoo. It was painful to the client, so removal was the desired treatment.
Note: red, green and brown pigments did not have the same reaction.
Bump #1 has red pigment radiating out. (Approximately 8cc across)
Bump #2 has a blue-green stem. (Approximately 5cc across)
Using a salt paste, the pigment was exfoliated from Bump #1 and #2.
Magnified, blue pigment is visibly exposed, and much was exfoliated.
Less than 1 day after, both the bumps and the pain were gone.
Magnified, more blue surfaced. During the healing process, the blue pigment continued to exfoliate.
Less than 2 months later, approximately 95% of the pigment was removed, and any remaining pigment particles are nearly invisible.
Under bright light and magnification, the skin is still healing, but the pain is completely gone.
The area has very little trauma, and expect to have little to no noticible scarring.