Getting Inked? Some After Care Tips

One of the most important things you can do for your tattoo after you get it is protect it from the sun. And no, this is not something that you only need to do during the first few days after the tattoo has been inked in. This will be something you should do permanently.

The primary reason to always protect your tattoo from the sun is because the sun will fade the colors in your tattoo over time. If you are out in the sun a lot and don’t take care to put some SPF on your tattoo, you’ll notice that it definitely won’t be as vibrant as it was the day you got it. You can use any type of SPF on your tattoo, but many experts recommend using at minimum an SPF 30. Just apply a thin layer every time you go outside when you know the tattoo will be exposed for any length of time. If you take care to keep the sun away from your tattoo, you’ll continue to be amazed how it looks just like new for years to come. Are you ready now to start going tattoo shopping? You can get printable tattoo designs at

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