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Tanning After Tattoos – Out In The Sun With New Ink

Tattoos In The Sun – When Is It Okay To Start 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 or on tanning beds is dependant on a few different factors. However, what you must understand is that your tattoo is always going to look much better throughout its life if you attempt to keep it shielded from strong UV rays as best as possible. Tanning after tattoos is highly discouraged.

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UV & Black Light Tattoos – Are They Safe?

UV Tattoos & Black Light Tattoos – Should You Get One?

If you’re a tattoo enthusiast, then maybe this sounds familiar. You’re always searching for new ways to make your tattoo stand out from the crowd. This has become an increasing concern against those within the tattoo community as getting inked becomes more mainstream. If everyone has them, then what kind of statement do they make?

Of course, the thought and personal symbolism you put into your tattoos still makes them unique and worthy of attention. But if you’re looking for new ways to experiment with body art, then this guide on UV tattoos and black light tattoos can provide you with just the information you’re looking for.

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Should I Get A Tattoo? – Top Tips & Considerations

Should I Get A Tattoo? – Important Things To Think About

For most people, tattoos are not something just randomly decided upon on a Saturday afternoon. Many people debate about getting a tattoo for weeks, months, or even years before they actually dive into getting one. If you think tattoos are cool, you don’t have to get one immediately. It’s okay to wait.

In the meantime, here’s what you should consider as you think about getting inked.

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How Much To Tip Tattoo Artists & Why Tipping Matters

How Much Should You Tip A Tattoo Artist?

Everyone knows you’re supposed to tip your waiter after enjoying a meal at a restaurant. It’s even common knowledge that tipping 15% is customary. However, do you know how much to tip a tattoo artist if they’ve done a great job?

Many of us will also tip our cab driver, hairdresser, or barber, too, though we’re not always sure how big of a gratuity we should slip them.

After that, it gets a little trickier. Do you tip the pizza delivery guy? Or the hotel staff? What about the bartender?

I’m not much of an authority on pizza delivery, so I’ll let those guys answer that question. Nevertheless, I can tell you exactly what you need to know about tattoo tipping for the artists who insert ink into your skin for a living.

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What Causes A Tattoo Ink Allergy & How To Treat It

Tattoo Ink Allergic Reactions & Allergy Advice

Tattoo ink allergies are rare, affecting fewer than one percent of people who get tattooed. Nevertheless, you should take the time to know the signs and symptoms of an ink allergy, so you can take care of it as soon as the symptoms show up.

It’s important to consider this even if the tattoo you’re getting isn’t your first. Not all tattoo inks are made of the same components, so even if your first tattoo turned out fine, you might still have an allergic reaction from the next one you get.

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Best Tattoo Aftercare Products

Best Tattoo Aftercare Products

Now you’ve got your new tattoo, the next phase is the healing process and the aftercare. This step is very important, and there are various tattoo aftercare products available on the market to help you.

Following a good aftercare routine is of paramount importance. You have invested both time and money on getting the tattoo, so you don’t want to see it spoiled by poor, or nonexistent, aftercare. This guide will show you some of the best products out there that you can use, and how you need to care for your ink properly, to maintain a great looking, well-healed tattoo.

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Tattoo Healing Process Stages – Day-By-Day Aftercare

Stages Of The Tattoo Healing Process – A Day-By-Day Walkthrough

Each and every new tattoo goes through a certain healing process. This process can normally be split up into about three different stages – and those stages can be split up further day-by-day.

We will give you advice and guide you on exactly what to expect during your very own tattoo healing process.

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Tattoo Prices – How Much Do They Cost On Average?

Tattoo Prices & How Much A Good Tattoo Should Cost

Questions surrounding tattoo prices are extremely tough to answer, and as such can rarely be answered accurately by anyone besides an actual artist who knows exactly what you want for your new tattoo. Even then, it may still be impossible to give you an exact answer until your tattoo is completely finished.

However – we can definitely help to shed some light on the many factors involved in deciding how much money any particular tattoo is likely to cost. We can also help to explain why some tattoo prices add up to mere dollars, while others can end up costing many thousands.

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