Salt can remove old tattoos, though most people who get tattoos do so before using any form of salting or whitening. It can also be used on the inside of the mouth, and to remove scars from a bite or wound.
How do I know if salt is effective?
There isn’t a test to tell if or how a tattoo will be removed using salt, as it’s not a way of getting the tattoo removed. However, if your doctor notices that you are having some difficulties removing your tattoos, they might recommend that you try the salt for a few weeks before trying other methods.
What do my clients say when they go to Salt?
Our clients have included athletes, those who have had breast enlargements done without professional help, and professionals who have come to us to help them with an old-looking tattoo from when they were teenagers. Some men have said their tattoos have been removed successfully using salt.
Why should I use salt?
Salt has been used as an ingredient in products that have not been tested for its efficacy. We cannot accept them as new products for sale. Salt is safe for both the skin and people, and works by absorbing the calcium in the tattoo ink.
How is a tattoo removed using salt?
To remove a tattoos from the body, it is best to apply salt using a small cotton ball or cotton cloth. Place the tatted area on a clean cloth or towel in your lap in the bathroom. If the tattoo is not so old, it may need to be washed in a solution of water, salt, bleach and alcohol, or the alcohol can be removed if the tattoo is very thick. Once the ink and salt have been placed on the cloth or cotton ball, massage the salt on the tattoo. Leave for around 20 minutes, and then wash the stain out of the paper band.
What are the risks involved when using salt?
Salt works by absorbing calcium from the tattoo, so there is no risk of it causing any permanent damage.
The salt should be placed on the tattoo in the correct position that it sits on the skin the best – so be sure to keep a steady hand as you massage the solution. For optimal results, it’s best to use it when the tattoo is moist with water, and there is an opportunity for the dye to absorb and the tattoo to be removed.
How much salt do I need?
You will need to apply a good amount, even about a