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How Tattoo Removal Can Help With Your New Year Resolutions

We’ve discussed how getting a tattoo can help you reach your most worthy of new year resolutions. But what about the flip side? For some, an existing tattoo can be a literal or figurative barrier to the achievement of goals. In such a case, laser tattoo removal may be the only solution. Let’s have a look at how laser tattoo removal (the right kind)  can help you attain and maintain your resolve to live better in 2022 and beyond.

How Laser Tattoo Removal Can Help You Reach Your New Year Goals

Represents a Fresh Start

For some, the only way to move forward with a new life is to begin again with a clean slate. This may mean beginning anew in a new city and/or with a new job. It may involve tossing out one’s old wardrobe, or moving out of a house or condo. For someone with a tattoo that they no longer feel positive about – removal is the only way to go.

Your current tattoo may remind you of a bad past relationship or a time of your life that incites negative emotions that can hold you back from happiness. Whatever the case may be, you can reboot for the new year by getting the unwanted tattoo removed.

May Help You Professionally

These days, a tattoo may actually help you professionally as it can assist in establishing your personal brand. However, there are still some firms and professions out there that frown upon visible tattoos, especially if they are located above-the-collar (neck, etc.) or cuff (hand, etc.). This can be a problem for those in said industries who have big plans for professional growth in the new year. Instead of continuing to hide the tattoo from upper management and clients throughout your career, it may be best to simply get rid of it altogether. Otherwise you may not be able to move up the corporate ladder, or even get your foot in the door in the first place.

Can Free-Up Space for the Tattoo (and Life) You Want

Remember above where we stated that a tattoo (the right one for you) can help you reach your new year goals? An old and unwanted tattoo may be getting in the way. If so, you can leverage laser tattoo removal to fade the old one and make room for a coverup with a design that personifies the new life you plan on living. Learn more about laser tattoo fading for coverup.


Begin your new year with a clean slate. If located in the Greater Vancouver BC or Toronto ON area schedule a consultation for laser tattoo removal today.