Dan Hunter

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Dan, a self-confessed ink addict and studier of all forms of tattooing for over 10 years, is our resident writer here at AuthorityTattoo.While no longer as active in the tattooing community, Dan still strives to relentlessly improve his knowledge on the various methods of tattooing throughout the world, and is here to help educate, teach, and advise readers on all things tattoo related.


What To Do If Your New Tattoo Itches – Top Tips For Itchy Ink

Why Do Tattoos Itch And How To Stop An Itchy Tattoo

Tattoo itching is the number one pet-peeve for many, many people who go through the tattoo healing process. It can last for up to a couple of weeks, and is made even more insanely irritating due to the fact that an itchy tattoo should not be scratched under any circumstance while it's healing!

Not to worry, however. The article below will tell you everything you need to know so that you don't go insane as you travel through the tattoo healing process. 

Forewarning: Reading this article may make you feel very itchy!

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How Long Does It Take For A Tattoo To Heal?

How Long Does A Tattoo Take To Heal?

It's sometimes hard to estimate how long a tattoo will take to heal, but there are many ways to prevent healing from becoming a drag. All of our tips and tricks below should help to ensure healing times are kept as short as possible.

We'll explain how long an average tattoo takes to heal, and the many factors that come into play when determining healing times.

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How To Clean A New Tattoo And What NOT To Do When Cleaning

How To Clean Your New Tattoo To Promote Perfect Healing

Ensuring you undertake good tattoo aftercare is an extremely important task, especially straight after getting a new tattoo. One of the most important jobs to get right during your healing process is cleaning your tattoo correctly and effectively. In this article we’ll show you how to clean a tattoo properly in order to prevent infection and promote quick healing.

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How Long After Getting A Tattoo Can You Tan In The Sun

Tattoos In The Sun – What NOT To Do When Tanning

No-matter how new or old your tattoo is, the sun will always be your tattoo’s worst enemy. How long after getting a new tattoo before you can tan in the sun is dependant on a few factors, but what you must understand is that your tattoo is always going to look much better throughout its life if you keep it shielded from the sun as best as possible.

We will show you how you can have fun in the summer sun while keeping your tattoo in top condition.

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Showering With A New Tattoo – Can You Shower After New Ink?

Can You Shower After A New Tattoo?

Straight after getting your lovely new tattoo you’re probably wondering whether it’s safe or not to have a shower. The short answer is yes, you can shower after getting a new tattoo, BUT you must be careful, and there are a few instructions to follow to ensure that you don’t do any damage to the tattoo.

This article will show you how to safely shower while your tattoo is healing without causing any damage to the brand new addition to your body.

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The Best Antibacterial Tattoo Soap 2018

The Best Antibacterial Soap To Use On Tattoos

When you have a brand new tattoo, the number one thing you must do is ensure that your tattoo heals as best as it possibly can - therefore you must make sure that your tattoo is treated with the best and most useful products available. In this article we review the best antibacterial soaps for tattoos during the initial healing stages.

Don’t ruin your tattoo by using wrong or low quality products.

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