Belgian girl receives EUR 3,000 to remove 56 star tattoos from face

22nd September 2009, Comments 0 comments

Kimberley Vlaeminck and the tattoo artist who tattooed 56 stars onto a third of her face agreed a financial arrangement to avoid a court case.

Rouslan Toumaniantz, the tattoo artist, must pay EUR 3,000 for the girl to have her tattoos surgically removed. 

Vlaeminck is expected to have her first removal session in the next few days. 

According to Karel van der Linde, who will remove all 56 of the stars, the process should take between 6 to 8 sessions of half an hour each. Kimberley will be put under a local anaesthetic each time. 

It is necessary to wait at least a month between each treatment in order for the skin to heal, and after each session Kimberley will have to wear dressing on her face for 48 hours. 

Karel van der Linde expects Kimberley to have her old face back by next Easter.

Le Soir/Expatica

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