Cập nhật: 25/07/2022.

Tattoo Removal – Can New Tattoo Be Removed?

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Hello doctor, I’ve had a tattoo on my arm for half a month. It was great at first, but now I don’t like it anymore, so I want it to be removed for a new one. Can I have a new tattoo removal for a new one afterward? Thank you, doctor.

Ms. Ngan, Binh Chanh Province, HCM City

Dear Ngan! Thank you for sending your question to Gangwhoo cosmetic Hospital. Artistic tattooing is quite trending nowadays, but once it is a trend, it will come to an end and many people want to remove their tattoos. The question of whether a new tattoo can be removed is also being widely concerned.
Can New Tattoo Be Removed?
Can New Tattoo Be Removed?

Can a new tattoo be removed?

With the development of skin treatment technology, specifically the current tattoo removal technology, new tattoo on the skin can be completely removed!

However, for new tattoos, experts advised that you should not have tattoo removal immediately. Instead, it’s best that you should wait for 3 to 4 weeks for your skin to fully heal before proceeding with tattoo removal.

Tattooing is an invasive process that damages the skin to bring tattoo ink underneath the skin. If you repeatedly have tattooing and tattoo removal, the skin will suffer extra damages, which your skin cannot tolerate, the possibility of scarring is almost inevitable.

In short, the answer to your question: “Can a new tattoo be removed?” is entirely possible. But Ms. Ngan should wait for around 1 month before proceeding to the tattoo removal to ensure safety for the skin and avoid damage to the skis.

New tattoos can be removed after 3 - 4 weeks
New tattoos can be removed after 3 – 4 weeks

The best tattoo removal method

There are many methods to remove tattoos on the body. However, experts advised that the best method for tattoo removal nowadays that you should choose is the laser tattoo removal method.

Laser tattoo removal technology uses light with wavelengths of 1064nm and 532nm to apply directly on the skin surface. The pigments contaminated with tattoo ink will absorb the light with the fixed wavelength, the tattoo ink shall be destroyed dissolved into tiny ink particles, which are digested by phagocytosis in the body or excreted by the natural excretory system.

Laser tattoo removal not only brings up to 99% of tattoo removal efficiency but also ensures no bad scars or skin damages.

Laser tattoo removal
Laser tattoo removal

Can we have a new tattoo after removing the old tattoo?

The answer is “NO”! After having laser tattoo removal, your skin needs time to completely heal. It’s best for you to wait for 1 – 2 months to have another tattoo on the old skin areas.

Prestigious cosmetic facility for Laser tattoo removal in HCM City

Are you looking for a reputable place for quality tattoo removal in HCM City? Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital is the best choice for you.

Gọi tư vấn miễn phí

Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital is a Korean cosmetic hospital that provides high-quality skin treatment services. In particular, laser tattoo removal is one of the most popular services in intensive skin treatment services at Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital.

Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital is a prestigious cosmetic facility with a team of highly qualified and experienced doctors. Furthermore, Gangwhoo Hospital is fully equipped with state-of-the-art machinery and equipment to ensure safe and effective tattoo removal for customers.

To schedule an appointment for tattoo removal or skin treatment and skin care at Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital, please call our Hotline: 0901 666 879 for the most dedicated guidance and advice.


We hope you’ve had enough useful information regarding new tattoo removal and whether you can have a new tattoo right away or not. We hope you shall achieve your goal in the future.

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