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What to do with this tattoo?

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Hi all, 

Any ideas/advice you could provide on this would be a major help as I’m at a loss with what to do with this tat. 

The upper half is a cover of an old black tribal that is just too dark. The red in the flowers has black ink seeping through them and, after a couple of lasering sessions, I’ve made it worse by making parts patchy. 

I mostly like the bottom half but I want to do something with the top that would make it look better. I would also like to do something to improve the patchy bits on the inner arm (above the purple flower). Any ideas? 

I would be willing to do some more lasering, if necessary, or could white ink be the savior? 

Let me know if anyone has any ideas, thanks. 

Steve

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I would not do anything else with that until you get a qualified tattoo artist to work out a plan to fix it. Take your time, get lots of referrals. That is not going to be easy or cheap to fix. I think any fix is going to require lazer removal.

Good Luck

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Thanks Hogrider, and I hear what you're saying. It's going to take a bit of work all right. What do you mean by later removal? 

I was hoping there were some qualified tattoo artists on here though that might be able to offer some insight into what I could do. Problem is, I live in Dubai, where you can't just find a tattoo parlour on the street, so I'm hoping for some info online. 

Cheers,

S. 

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8 hours ago, stmcc_ said:

Thanks Hogrider, and I hear what you're saying. It's going to take a bit of work all right. What do you mean by later removal? 

I was hoping there were some qualified tattoo artists on here though that might be able to offer some insight into what I could do. Problem is, I live in Dubai, where you can't just find a tattoo parlour on the street, so I'm hoping for some info online. 

Cheers,

S. 

I meant laser removal. Damn spellcheck!

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12 hours ago, stmcc_ said:

Thanks Hogrider, and I hear what you're saying. It's going to take a bit of work all right. What do you mean by later removal? 

I was hoping there were some qualified tattoo artists on here though that might be able to offer some insight into what I could do. Problem is, I live in Dubai, where you can't just find a tattoo parlour on the street, so I'm hoping for some info online. 

Cheers,

S. 

We are mostly collectors, not artists. I tend to agree with Hogrider. Start with some laser.

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