All the world is buzzing from the recent dramatic display of “family fallout” between singer Beyoncé, sister Solange, and her famous rapper hubby, Jay-Z, in an elevator after the 2014 NY MET Gala. Despite various speculations, the world may never really know why exactly the incident took place. However certain actions taken by the singer, like Beyoncé having her Jay Z wedding ring tattoo removed, could make one assume that there was “trouble” in paradise.beyonce-tattoo-removed

Inscribed on Beyonce’s ring finger is the roman numeral IV, which signifies the date of the singer’s birth date, her husband’s birth date, and their own wedding date. Many people are starting to speculate that Beyoncé’s actually had a procedure to remove it, because the ink does look lighter in color and less visible.

How Does Tattoo Removal Work?

Lasers are used. Pulses of high-intensity laser energy pass through the epidermis layer and get absorbed by the tattoo pigment. The laser splits the tattoo pigment into smaller particles, which may be excreted by the body. The types of lasers used to remove a tattoo depends on the tattoo’s colors. Every color of ink absorbs different wavelengths of light, so multi-colored tattoos may require the use of multiple lasers. After a few laser removal sessions, your tattoo is finally removed, however a small and light scar may linger.

What Can You Do to Remove Tattoo Scars?

For anyone that desires tattoo removal, they will want all remnants of that tattoo to be removed. Not very many remedies for removing scars are available, and at times scars are thought of as a permanent occurrence. Unfortunately there is no sure-fire way to avoid scars, but you can reduce the visibility of scars and restore the overall appearance of the skin, with scar cream or gel.

How Do Scar Removal Creams and Gels Work?

Scar removal creams and gels are typically an over-the-counter product that is used to treat scars. In order to better understand how scar removal creams work, one must first understand what a scar is. When the skin receives a cut the body begins to grow new fibers. They do not replace the old skin, but keep safe the inner layers of the body from exposure. Also known as scar tissue, this skin is usually more light and harder than the skin around it, because of those fibers. The ingredients found in scar removal creams which are typically onion extracts, help to keep those scar fibers from getting so hard, which in turn enhances the color of the scar, to it’s more natural shade.

With these new innovations it is possible to remove unsightly tattoo scars. Don’t let the past come back to haunt you – if you had a tattoo removed with laser make sure you use proper tattoo scar removal procedures as well.