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What You Need To Know About Tattooing Over Scars

Scars on the body are a constant reminder of many memories. Some people wear scars proudly while others may not like them because of bad memories. Having a tattoo is one of the best ways to cover up scars. According to experts and experienced tattooists, the process of tattooing over scars is not easy and requires a lot of prior thinking and consultations. Consider the following when deciding whether or not to cover a scar with a tattoo.

1. Is the tattoo design you want possible?
Visit a professional to assess and recommend if the tattoo you want is possible. Tattooing over a scar can be challenging and the process requires a lot of experience. A professional artist is the only one that can give an honest opinion depending on the scar and the tattoo you want. Other aspects that the artist may consider include color and placement of the tattoo. These factors tell if the scar can disappear, or if the tattoo design can blend.

2. The type of scar
The process greatly depends on the type of scar. The type is determined by the size, severity, and depth of the scar. Smaller scars are easy to cover up compared to scars due to C-section, mastectomy, burns, keloid, etc. The type of scar affects the depth needles can go into the skin and the texture on the skin. Keloid scars are riskier and can require a lot of time before you can tattoo over them.

3. Is the scar fully healed?
Scarred areas take time to heal and are always sensitive to pain. This makes it harder to work on them. Depending on how the scar has damaged your body, take adequate time to allow full healing. This can take longer depending on the severity of the wound but it is best to ensure the skin has no inflammation or irritation. Allowing full healing will reduce the possibility of your scar reopening during tattooing or acquiring new scars. Heal and get closure from ordeals that caused the scars too.

4. Professionalism and experience of the artist
Artists have different levels of experience and professionalism. They also have unique styles. An artist whose designs you love and has experience of covering up scars is the best choice. Tattooing over scars requires time, precision, and effort. Contact artists directly to look at their portfolios, discuss your expectations and get a realistic, honest and professional opinion.

A lot of attention and care is required to oversee the successful healing of a tattoo in a scarred area. Due to the sensitivity of the damaged area, the tattooing itself can be more painful than normal and take some time to heal. Purchase products like H2Ocean’s Extreme Tattoo Care kit to help in the healing process. This kit includes a skin protection ointment containing Panthenol, palm Seed Oil, and sea minerals. It is the best tattoo care product on places that are extremely hard to heal.

Before rushing to get a tattoo to cover a scar consider the above factors to avoid disappointments in case the results of the tattoo do not meet your expectations. Take the best care of the tattooed area with skin protection products like Extreme Tattoo Care to ensure you heal successfully.



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