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Friday, February 11, 2011

Tattoo colors

Here are some of the things that you should know about tattoo colors:
The best thing about black is that it does not fade over time. This is the main reason that many people choose to get their tattoos done entirely in black. Your tattoo will always be easy to see when you get it done in black, even if it does begin to fade over time. Keep in mind that gray, which is similar to black, will also remain brilliant over time.
One of the biggest problems with white tattoos is that they fade very quickly. Due to the sun, white tattoos often turn light brown or yellow in color. Many people also find that in comparison to other tattoo colors, white tends to be a much more painful option. The reason is because the tattoo artist  will need to penetrate somewhat further into the skin for the color to be visible.
Pink and Red
These two colors are known to fade much more gradually than other tattoo ink colors. Keep in mind that it is best to opt for a bright or dark pink if you want to keep the tattoo looking brilliant. It is important to make sure that you are not allergic to pink or red before getting your tattoo done, however. These are the two most common tattoo ink colors for people to be allergic to.
Blue and Purple
In comparison to many other tattoo ink colors, blue and purple are not known to fade too quickly. To ensure that your tattoo will keep its lustrous color for years to come, it is a good idea to opt for dark or bold, bright shades of these colors. Violet and turquoise are two tattoo ink colors which can remain beautiful over time in your desgn.  Light purples and blues will fade much quicker.
Yellow and Green
To avoid significant fading, it is a good idea to stay away from yellow and green tattoo ink. Not only do they fade the most significantly, but they also fade over the quickest amount of time. Although these colors can be great for accents, it is best to avoid having the entire tattoo done in yellow or green.
Coiled snake tattoo; blue snake tattoo; ideogram tattoo

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