Author Archives: Dan Hunter
Author Archives: Dan Hunter
After getting a new tattoo, the area of skin becomes very sensitive, and it has to work hard over the next 2-3 weeks to heal itself from the trauma caused by the needles during the tattooing process. One aspect of tattoo aftercare which seems to confuse many people is how to choose which lotion is best to use on a new tattoo.Read More
Getting a brand new tattoo is a hugely exciting experience for most people - especially when you’ve been waiting in anticipation for your tattooing session for what seems like a lifetime.
Sometimes though, the aftercare process doesn’t seem to go to plan, and for whatever reason you may have had an accident which has led to cutting or grazing your new work of art.
Getting a cut on your tattoo can be extremely worrying; the last thing you want is for your tattoo to become permanently blemished.
However, there many variables that dictate how much damage a cut or graze will actually do to your ink, and there many times where you shouldn’t have to worry about any long term damage to your tattoo at all.Read More
Most people know that the sun can be extremely harmful to all tattoos no matter how new or old they are. However, many people are unsure about the effects that sunscreen may also have on a new tattoo, and what problems it could potentially cause during the tattoo healing process.Read More
Tattoo infections aren't always the first thing that most people think about after they've just gotten their dream tattoo after months of waiting for their appointment - however, getting an infected tattoo after leaving the studio is a very real possibility, and something you should definitely be wary about.Read More
Whilst Vaseline is a product that many people would generally associate with being good at protecting and healing wounds, it is actually a very bad product to use on a new tattoo.Read More
During the weeks after getting a new tattoo, the skin becomes very delicate as it tries to regenerate and heal from the trauma caused by the tattooing needles pumping in and out of the area thousands of times a minute.
Most people know that applying a good lotion to the area can help to speed up the healing process while nourishing and hydrating the skin at the same, but many people are unsure about how often to put lotion on a new tattoo.Read More
Not all tattoos heal in the same way as each other, and many things can happen to a new tattoo to cause it to look as though something might be wrong with it - such as the new tattoo becoming raised and bumpy.
Whilst sometimes the aftercare process does go wrong, caused by various issues - a lot of the time there is usually nothing to worry about. One of the common things that people worry about regarding their new tattoo is if it starts to look raised, or particularly bumpy while it’s healing.
This article will try to describe to you all of the reasons why bumps or lumps may appear over your tattoo, and what to do if your tattoo starts to develops these unsightly symptoms.Read More
After getting a new tattoo, you’d expect it to heal perfectly with no issues - but this isn’t always the case. Your ink can be affected by many different problems during the healing process, and white spots appearing on a new tattoo is one of them. Issues like these can also no-doubt cause much worry for the tattoo owner.
This article sets out to show you what exactly could be causing these white spots to appear on your tattoo, and what you should do to treat and prevent the problem from reoccurring.Read More
Due to the millions of acne sufferers around the world, it’s only natural that sometimes these spots and pimples develop over the area of a tattoo. When this happens, many people naturally become concerned that the spots and pimples on their tattoos will be able to permanently damage the appearance of the ink - especially if lots of them appear at once.Read More
Most tattoos end up healing perfectly once completed, but there can sometimes unfortunately be problems and hiccups that arise concerning the appearance of your new ink - and tattoo scarring is one of them.
In this article we will help you to understand exactly what tattoo scarring is, how it happens, and how you can attempt to treat and overcome any scarring that your tattoo may have developed.Read More