Most patients describe the sensation as similar to a hot pin pick or the flick of an elastic band. Whilst uncomfortable most people tolerate the treatment well. Your skin will most likely be red and feel like it has mild sunburn. This typically goes away after a couple of hours. At times and with certain inks, there may be mild blistering that usually heals in about a week. After each treatment you will be given detailed instructions on how to care for your treated area.