A tattoo is a design made over skin by inserting
permanent ink into the layers of skin. The symbolism and impact
of tattoos varies in different places and cultures. Tattoos are
used for cosmetic, memorial, religious, and magical reasons, and
to symbolize their belonging to or identification with
Step by Step Process of making Tattoo:
Cleaning of area of your body chosen by you for tattoo with
Removal of hair from area of your body chosen by you for
tattoo by shaving it.
Putting Design on your body by Stencil Transfer.
Apply Ointment over selected body area to keep stencil
transferred design for longer time as well as help in
Making linework of design placed.
Shading and colouring of design
Clean area and apply protective layer of ointment and
bandage to prevent invasion of airborne bacteria that can
Does Tattoo Hurt:
As you know tattoo is designed on your body using needle so you
will feel during tatto making process but it will subsidise with
time. If you really fear of needle then choose the body part
which you can not see during design process.
Best Time for Making Tattoo:
Winter time is the best time for tattooing because in summer
skin become more abuse with swimming, tanning.
When to avoid Tattoo:
Avoid Tattoo if you are daibetic or having hepatitis and must
consult before making decision for tattoo.
Tips to Take care of Tattoo:
Do not remove bandage for atleast two hours to keep air-born
bacteria from invading your wound.
Use lukewarm water and mild, liquid antibacterial or
antimicrobial soap to gently wash away any ointment, blood,
plasma and to completely clean the area. Do not use a
washcloth or anything abrasive.
Dry completely using clean towel or paper towel to. After
that apply ointment of your choice.
Avoid tub bath for few weeks because it can cause serious
Avoid swimming for at least 2 weeks.
Do not scratch.
Protect your tattoo from Sun UV rays using 30SPF sun screen
Ink Used for Tattoo:
Inks used in tattoos are subject to regulation by the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration as cosmetics and color additives, the
agency has not traditionally regulated them, letting the task
fall to local jurisdictions, according to a fact sheet issued by
the FDA Office of Cosmetics and Colors
Side effect of Tattoos:
Hepatitis and skin infections can be caused by unsterile
tattooing equipment and needles.
Removing a tattoo is a painstaking process, It involves
several treatments and considerable expense.
Allergic reactions to tattoo pigments have been rare.
Few people with tattoos experience swelling or burning in
the affected areas when they underwent MRI.
temporary tattoo is an image on the skin resembling a true
tattoo, but is non-permanent. Temporary tattoos can be drawn,
painted, or airbrushed, as a form of body painting, but most of
the time these tattoos are transferred to the skin. Temporary
tattoos of any kind are used for numerous purposes including
self-expression, identification, and advertising.