Tattooing means an image or design which is permanently created in the skin of the human body.
In Tattooing ink is used, which is usually black. This is placed in the middle layer of the skin with the help of needle which is kind of painful.
Tattoo Ink Placement
Tattoo ink is placed one eight of an inch down in the skin at the right depth if ink is placed too deep in the skin the body will absorb the ink and leave an uneven image or design. If the tattoo ink is placed too shallow the ink will come out with the scrubs of the skin within few days.
Skin is the largest and the most important organ of the human body and we should not use it as for filling it with tattoo ink, it is kind of dangerous and can lead to diseases and allergies and pain. It is the big source of cancer. we should avoid playing with the skin in such manner ways.
Is Tattooing Safe?
The answer is No. Tattooing is not safe, it is safe only when proper sterilization and highly standard infection control practiced.
Tattooing Sterilization Standard
In Tattooing needles are used and it important to know what you are going to insert in your body be sure that any thing that comes out contact with your body like tattoo needle is sterilized and new.
If needle used for tattooing or body piercing is not properly sterilized there is very higher a risk of getting dangerous infectious diseases like HIV (AIDS), hepatitis, tetanus and many other viral diseases.
Tattooing Side Effects
If Tattooing procedure is done incorrectly or not cared properly, dangerous side effects my take place like allergic reaction, skin thickening, infections, swelling, scarring and other side effects may occur.
Tattoo Care Advice
Tattoo caring is a very important thing, we must care tattooing so it may not result in bad.
Do Not Re-Bandage
It is important that after a tattoo is created remove the bandage after two (2) hours and to do not re-bandage the tattoo again.
Wash & Dry Gently
After the bandage is removed wash the tattoo gently with mild soap and pat dry tattoo gently.
Apply Tattoo Lotion
Apply tattoo lotion three (3) times daily for about two (2) weeks.
Do Not Scratch
It is important that do not scratch the tattooing skin even if scab forms do not pick it.
Keep Away From Sun Burn
Try to avoid the tattooing skin from sun burn.
Do Not Swim
It is important to not swim or soak until the tattoo skin is completely healed.
Do not apply any chemicals such as oils and cleansers.