Tattoo Removal Market

Tattoo Removal Market Size by Technology (Surgical Tattoo Removal, Laser-based Tattoo Removal), Application (Tattoo Studios, Clinics and Dermatology Centers), Regions, Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2023 to 2032

Base Year: 2022 Historical Data: 2019-21
  • Report ID: TBI-13844
  • Published Date: Dec, 2023
  • Pages: 237
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Format: PDF
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The global tattoo removal market was valued at USD 295.82 Million in 2022, which is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 9.26% from 2023 to 2032. The main reasons propelling the growth of the tattoo removal market are the rise in the number of treatments performed, the acceptance of laser tattoo removal methods, the surge in the popularity of minimally invasive techniques, and the rise in public awareness of tattoo removal processes. Furthermore, the market demand for tattoo removal has increased due to changes in fashion trends and lifestyle. In addition, the market is growing because of the widespread availability of tattoo removal creams and the launch of multicoloured tattoo removal equipment.

Market Introduction:

Permanent skin markings made using needles and ink are called tattoos. Once the ink has seeped into the dermis, the second layer of skin, the cut heals and reveals a design beneath the new layer. Nowadays, the technique is regarded as a type of excellent body art. The minimum age to get a tattoo may vary depending on age rules in the area in which an individual resides. Since the beginning of time, people have associated tattoos with a wide range of symbolic and emotional ideas. However, some of the main causes of the tattoo removal market's expansion include remorse over a tattoo, faded or blurred ink, and stringent corporate regulations. Tattoo removal is the process of getting rid of an unwanted tattoo. Common techniques for removing tattoos include dermabrasion, laser surgery, and surgical removal. The top layer of skin is not touched by the ink. Because of this, getting rid of a tattoo is more expensive and harder than getting one. These days, the tattoo business is flourishing, which is driving the creation of innovative tattoo removal methods. There are two categories of tattoo removal treatments: laser and surgical. According to market trends, the tattoo removal business is being driven by shifting employment laws, an increase in the usage of laser treatments for cosmetic procedures, ever-evolving fashion trends, and a growing demand for tattoo removal.

Tattoo Removal Market Size

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Recent Development
  • A Paris-based company called Ray Studios is making an effort to tackle the issue of tattoo removal in February 2022 by bringing new technology and an innovative approach to the procedure. The business has raised $3 million to fund its ambition to open 200 studios across the globe in the subsequent five years. Participating in the round were AirAngels and Gaingels from the United States and Kima Ventures, Nickleby Capital, and True Capital from Europe. As per Ray Studios, it came after a "successful soft opening," with its first studio opening in Paris in December.
  • Two of the most respected and knowledgeable tattoo removal businesses joined together in September 2021 to support the market's ongoing development. Austin-based Removery announced that it has successfully completed a strategic acquisition of Clean Slate Laser, an established leader in the very competitive NY/NJ/CT market. One of the most reliable firms for tattoo removal is Clean Slate Laser. They'll combine some of the most skilled laser technicians in the nation with the greatest technology available. It will persist in establishing the benchmark for tattoo removal efficacy, security, and general customer contentment.

Market Dynamics:


Growing interest in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures- The growing need for non-invasive techniques for cosmetic reasons is one major factor driving the growth of the global tattoo removal market. Because non-surgical and non-invasive methods are safe, effective, and need little recovery time, many people like them for tattoo removal. There is an increasing trend towards non-invasive procedures due to reasons like less discomfort, less scarring, and a desire for faster recovery. As a result, the market is seeing a sharp increase in demand for non-invasive treatment methods and tattoo removal technology.


Exorbitant costs linked to tattoo removal methods- The high cost of tattoo removal techniques is one major factor restricting the growth of the global tattoo removal market. Depending on the size and intricacy of the tattoo, the number of sessions needed, and the technology employed, tattoo removal costs can change. Some people may not be able to afford tattoo removal due to the cost of several sessions and advanced laser technologies, which restricts their access to these treatments. The market growth may be affected by potential customers being discouraged by the high cost of tattoo removal methods.

Regional segmentation analysis:

The regions analyzed for the market include North America, Europe, South America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. North America emerged as the most significant global tattoo removal market, with a 35.63% market revenue share in 2022. It is caused by the widespread use of laser treatments for cosmetic operations and the existence of a solid healthcare system. The market dominance of North America is largely attributed to the United States in particular. The nation has seen an increase in the demand for tattoo removal services due to a number of variables, including the popularity of non-invasive methods, the prevalence of tattoo regret, and societal opinions regarding visible tattoos. To further solidify its dominant position in the market, the United States also has a significant market presence of major companies providing cutting-edge tattoo removal equipment and technologies.

North America Region Tattoo Removal Market Share in 2022 - 35.63%

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Technology Segment Analysis

The technology segment is divided into surgical tattoo removal and laser-based tattoo removal. The laser-based tattoo removal segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 61.45% in 2022. Using laser equipment that emits particular light wavelengths, this procedure breaks down the particles of tattoo ink. The tattoo's pigment is specifically targeted by the laser radiation, which breaks it up into smaller pieces the body's immune system removes.

Application Segment Analysis

The application segment is divided into tattoo studios and clinics and dermatology centers. The clinics and dermatology centers segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 74.16% in 2022. These specialised clinics, which are managed by qualified medical specialists and furnished with cutting-edge laser equipment, provide expert tattoo removal services.

Some of the Key Market Players:
  • Astanza Laser LLC
  • Candela Laser Corporation
  • Cutera Inc.
  • Fotona d.o.o.
  • Lutronic Corporation
  • The Global Beauty Group
  • Alma Lasers Ltd (Sisram Medical Ltd)
  • Cryomed Aesthetics
  • Lumenis Ltd.
  • Bison Medical Co. Ltd.
  • Quanta System S.p.A.
  • Cynosure LLC

Report Description:

Attribute Description
Market Size Revenue (USD Million)
Market size value in 2022 USD 295.82 Million
Market size value in 2032 USD 717.19 Million
CAGR (2023 to 2032) 9.26%
Historical data 2019-2021
Base Year 2022
Forecast 2023-2032
Region The regions analyzed for the market are Asia Pacific, Europe, South America, North America, and Middle East & Africa. Furthermore, the regions are further analyzed at the country level.
Segments Technology, Application

Frequesntly Asked Questions

As per The Brainy Insights, the size of the tattoo removal market was valued at USD 295.82 Million in 2022 & USD 717.19 Million by 2032.

Global tattoo removal market is growing at a CAGR of 9.26% during the forecast period 2023-2032.

North America region emerged as the largest market for the tattoo removal.

Growing interest in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures is a significant driving factor for the growth of the tattoo removal market.

Exorbitant costs linked to tattoo removal methods is a significant restraining factor for the growth of the tattoo removal market.

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This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2019 to 2032. The Brainy Insights has segmented the global tattoo removal market based on below mentioned segments:

Global Tattoo Removal by Technology:

  • Surgical Tattoo Removal
  • Laser-based Tattoo Removal

Global Tattoo Removal by Application:

  • Tattoo Studios
  • Clinics and Dermatology Centers

Global Tattoo Removal by Region:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
  • South America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East and Africa  
    • UAE
    • South Africa


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