Is it normal for area around tattoo to bruise?

Is it normal for area around tattoo to bruise?

If you’ve just gotten a new tattoo and it’s red and bruised, you’re probably wondering whether this reaction is normal. Well, the answer is basically yes. The irritation results from the tattoo needle and ink piercing the skin and going into the different layers beneath the surface.

Can you get a bone bruise from a tattoo?

For certain skin types bruising is common and happens often. People with these skin types usually are aware of this. It is good to know that some areas of the body bruise more easily. For instance around the collar bones is a notorious spot where bruising can sometimes even happen seconds after it being tattooed.

Can a bruise ruin a tattoo?

Our Verdict. Though it is entirely possible to receive a new tattoo over a bruised area of your skin, you simply shouldn’t do it. Bruises complicate things when it comes to tattoos. Colors are harder to see, and tattoos have a more difficult time healing if the skin is damaged via bruising in any way.

What is a blowout tattoo?

Tattoo blowouts occur when a tattoo artist presses too hard when applying ink to the skin. The ink is sent below the top layers of skin where tattoos belong. Below the skin’s surface, the ink spreads out in a layer of fat. This creates the blurring associated with a tattoo blowout.

Can a tattoo gun hit bone?

No matter how chubby your cheeks are, the fact of the matter is that there’s little fat on most of the head and face. When you have this part of your body tattooed, the tattoo needles will inevitably hit bone at some point.

How long does a tattoo bruise last?

Bruising and swelling should go away after one to four weeks, depending on how much the skin was traumatized and the location of your new tattoo.

What happens when a tattoo is too deep?

A tattoo blowout can occur when a tattoo artist injects ink too deeply into your skin beyond the top layer and into the fat below. In this fat layer, ink moves beyond the lines of your tattoo. This creates a distorted image. Luckily, a tattoo blowout isn’t a serious problem that can harm your health.

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