Different skin types, different needs - does my tattoo need special care?
Our skin is as individual as ourselves: there are leathery and delicate skin types, dark, brown, light skin, dry, pale and rosy skin. The basic rules for the tatto saucepan are the same for all skin types. You can find out what to consider in your skin type in a brief overview:
You should pay attention to this when tattooing
The effect of tattoos depends largely on the background color - i.e. on yours Skin color - away. Colors look a little stronger on light skin and black outlines sting out more clearly. Browning effects also affect the look of the colors in the tattoo. Memmarks and liver stains Incidentally, are fundamentally left out when stinging. Smaller Freckle On the arms, the back or on the chest, it can be overstressed - but with light colored surfaces and light skin, however, these can still be seen in summer.
Sun protection is a must for every skin type
The biggest enemy of a beautiful tattoo is the sun. UV radiation damages the color pigments under the skin and accelerates the skin aging process. Even if your skin does not tend to sunburn, you should therefore always apply sun protectionif you carry your tattoos freely. On hot and sunny days, it is advisable to apply tattoos with sun protection lotion also covered by clothing.
- The fragrant Tattoomed Sun Protection LSF 25 Suitable for every skin type.
- If you are rather pale and your skin reacts quickly to sunlight anyway, you should protect your tattoos particularly well: the Tattoomed Sun Protection LSF 50 Cream is just right for sensitive skin types and long sunbathing.
- After sunbathing you can do the beneficial Tattoomed after sun Apply lotion to your freshly washed skin. Whether tattooed or not, after hot days the moisturizing lotion has a calming and nourishing effect and gives your skin exactly what it needs.
Typical aging in tattoos on light skin
- Faded colored surfaces and contours
- An unwanted 3D effect - The tattoo is clearly noticeable and stands out from the skin.
- Splashed contours that are getting wider and wider.
- Visible skin pores: The tattoo color in the pores is darker than on the smooth surface
Typical aging in tattoos on dark skin
- Colors are no longer clearly recognizable.
- Especially with dark skin, an undesirable one can 3D effect occur that can also itch.
- Splashed contours that make filigree patterns unrecognizable.
- Subject to the luminosity of tattoos with white share - can also lead to a yellow tinge.
Laser tattoo with dark skin: is that possible?
When lashing, the color pigments under the skin are destroyed by targeted radiation and broken down by the body. This usually happens in several sessions, so that dark tattoo colors fade more and more and finally disappear. In this process, natural melanin pigments are also destroyed - So the skin lights up slightly during regeneration. If you have dark skin, the traces of laser removal can still be seen for a while even after the regeneration process. Since the skin cells always renew themselves, the point in question darkens after a few weeks. Our tattoomed laser aftercare series maintains dark and light skin after laser:
- Tattoomed laser aftercare l1 acute Suitable for the first supply of the skin immediately after the treatment and relieves the swelling.
- the Tattoomed laser Aftercare L2 Skin Repair Lotion maintains itchy and exciting skin after laser treatment and accelerates the regeneration process.
- If the regeneration is complete, you can use the lasered skin with the Tattoomed laser Aftercare L3 Protect / Care LSF30 cream and protect against UV radiation. A little tip: As soon as you know when you have a laser date, you can prepare your skin with the Laser Aftercare L3, because pre -tanned people do not exactly contribute to the treatment.
Tattoos for extreme skin types
In some skin types, tattooing is not that easy: scars, birthmarks or skin diseases sometimes even make stinging impossible. You should have every special feature before the first tattoo date Discuss with the tattoo artist of your choice. Your tattoo artist is sure to know his way around different skin types and can best assess the cases in which a tattoo is possible and when would rather be advisable. Some tattoo artists also specialize in the jump -off of very dark skin types. The more experience a tattoo artist brings with you, the better it can deal with different skin types.
Skin care is concerned with everyone
No skin type is particularly suitable for tattooing. How a tattoo behaves on your skin, whether it starts to itch or swell during UV radiation, for example, depends on individual factors. Also the Choice of tattoo color can affect the later feeling. If you regularly maintain your tattoo and protect against the sun, you contribute to a beautiful complexion and put the basics for tattoos that remain radiant for a long time.