tattoo is fading but my 6 days old ,why does this happen and i am not exposed to sun?

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  • tattoo is fading but my 6 days old ,why does this happen and i am not exposed to sun?


Answer #1 | 20/12 2013 01:01
Sounds like the tattoo artist used cheap ink but also their shouldn't be any scabs peeling. Scabs will wreck the tattoo and it the colour will be lighter coz the scabs take off the colour. Did you do proper aftercare?
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Answer #2 | 20/12 2013 04:21
Mine did the same thing the tattoo won't be the same shade of black as what it looked going on I wouldn't worry about it very much and you can get gel to put on it to make it stand out they should sell it at the tattoo shop I think it's called tattoo goo it's in a white and yellow bottle it works great I used it when I had mine done
Positive: 49 %
Answer #3 | 20/12 2013 07:10
Your tattoo will not be as dark and vibrant as when you first get it, just because the ink is all the layers of your epidermis as well as being on top of the dermis layer. As your tattoo heals the epidermis layers are replaced with healthy new ink free skin. Sometimes that new skin has a slighly whitesh look to it almost scar like. Once your tattoo is completely healed, this will go away. And your tattoo while not as dark and vibrant as it was in the beginning will not have the faded healing look to it. (unless the artist used cheap chinese ink). Give it time to heal (4-6 weeks) and if it still looks faded go back in for a touch up :)
Positive: 29 %
Answer #4 | 20/12 2013 08:48
Your tattoo is supposed to scab, and it looks duller because new fresh skin is going over your tattoo (which is supposed to happen) give your tattoo a couple more weeks to fully heal and it should look good again (not as good as first done but still good)
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