Like octopi, tattoos contain ink, are typically found among sailors, and can frighten young children in swimming pools. Protect tots from scary tats with today's Groupon: for $50, you get one laser tattoo-removal session at Leviticus Tattoo, Body Piercing and Laser Removal (a $150 value).
Leviticus Tattoo, Body Piercing and Laser Removal’s skilled staffers expunge unwanted ink with the same dexterous hands that earned the tattoo shop City Pages’ 2011 Best Twin Cities Tattoo Parlor award. One removal session, which can last anywhere from 1 to 30 minutes depending on the tattoo’s size, color, and anatomical correctness, employs the Q-switched Yag laser to deliver intense pulses of light to undesired ink while leaving surrounding healthy tissue unharmed. The skin’s natural healing processes subsequently absorb the broken-up ink particles, with significant reductions often visible after only one treatment. Many factors determine the success of treatments, and some tattoos may require additional sessions to completely banish into the ether, including large tattoos, tattoos with inks such as indigo and green, skin color, and more.
Leviticus’s numerous art prints and displays of its artists’ best work pepper the walls, supplying inky inspiration. In the lobby, waiting clients can elicit the honest opinion of a mounted Abraham Lincoln likeness about replacing removed ink with tattoos of the colorful live koi swimming beneath his head.