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September 9, 2021
Is Coconut Oil Safe For Tattoos? - Your Complete Guide To This Natural Remedy

We know that not everything that is advertised as natural, such as aloe vera or olive oil, is good for a new or existing tattoo. But with all the health benefits being thrown around for coconut oil, along with the ingredient being added into skincare products worldwide, you’ve got to wonder how coconut fairs in […]

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September 9, 2021
Can You Use Olive Oil On New Tattoos? See What Experts Say

Olive oil: it tastes great, it seems like a natural product, and it’s been referred to as the “nectar of the gods” by ancient Romans, so surely it must be safe to use on that brand new tattoo, right? Well, maybe not so much. There are a few factors to consider before you go slathering […]

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September 9, 2021
Can You Put Aloe Vera On Tattoos? A Guide For Aloe & Ink

Are you considering using aloe as part of that moisturization process, whether during healing or afterwards? We're here to help you out! Tattoos are a complex art that permanently alters your skin’s pigment and provides you with a memory that lasts a lifetime. Aloe vera, on the other hand, is a complex plant that is […]

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September 6, 2021
Does Tattoo Numbing Cream Work?

Planning your first or even next tattoo can be a lot of fun. However, the thought of needles repeatedly poking through your skin can be intimidating. In case you are wondering or have forgotten, getting a tattoo can cause the following sensations: Stinging Burning Vibrating Scratching Dullness If you have a low tolerance for pain, […]

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September 6, 2021
Best Tattoo Removal Cream

Are you struggling to find an affordable and effective way to remove a tattoo you regret off of your body? Tattoo removal surgery can be a pricey option, which is why a lot of people look into using tattoo removal creams. But, how can you sort your way through all of the different tattoo removal […]

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September 6, 2021
Tattoo Peeling - The Least A-PEEL-ing Side of Tattoos

So, you got some new ink - congrats! But now the endorphin buzz is wearing off, you might notice that your skin is starting to look a little alien and snake-like, complete with shedding flakes of skin. You’ve officially come to the worst part of tattoo aftercare, but with the help of this article, it […]

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September 6, 2021
Your Tattoo Cracking Rescue Guide - How to Heal and Prevent It

That brand new tattoo that you’ve invested time, money, heart, and soul into always feels like a new pride and joy. The thrill of going out a few days after healing and pulling up your shirt to show off your new sleeve is palpable! And although it’s quite common, there’s nothing more annoying than going […]

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