A 27-year-old PhD student at Dalhousie University in Halifax is developing a topical cream that he says will make tattoo ink eventually fade away.

His initial research in the pathology department has shown great result.

“When comparing it to laser-based tattoo removal, in which you see the burns, the scarring, the blisters, you won’t see a lot of inflammation,” said Alec Falkenham. “In fact, based on the process that we’re actually using, we don’t think there will be any inflammation at all and it would actually be anti-inflammatory.”

(READ the story from the CBC)

Photo credit: Randy Son Of Robert (CC license) / Story tip by Mike McGinley

Leave a Reply