Inkings come and inkings go

Above left: Lois Sievert, 79, of Alta, has a tattoo on each forearm.

Above right: Justin Mann’s tattoo is being removed.

The skin-colored dots are from his first treatment, the red dots

from the second.

TIMES photos by DOLORES CULLEN

By DOLORES CULLEN

Alley Cat Tattoo in Storm Lake is busier than ever. In addition to applying tattoos, they’re taking them off.

Trish Woltman, wife of Alley Cat founder Brent Woltman, says the process she uses, Tatt2Away, is cheaper and less painful than laser removal, but just as safe.

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