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    First visible tattoo - blowout?
    Hi everyone -  Yesterday I got my first visible tattoo, on my inner bicep. It was a big deal for me, and now that I have it, I feel like I’m nitpicking it apart.  I know that it’s still healing (and will be for several weeks), but I’m already worried that there is blowout around two letters. The tattoo itself is a sample of my grandparents’ handwriting.  Is this just a normal part of the healing process? And/or should my expectation not be that it’s perfect in this placement?  Thanks everyone  -A 3
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    What do you moisturize with?
    Posting this in after care but I’m talking lifetime of the tattoo not during healing. In Minnesota, my skin gets very dry and can make my healed tattoos seem dull. Normal lotion seems to absorb too fast and doesn’t last. Wondering if anyone has any lotions or body butters that they swear by? I just want to keep my tattoos bright when it’s dry. Nothing too fragrant as I’m a guy and I don’t want to smell too overwhelming.     Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk 3
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    Hi guys, and a question
    Hello everyone, I'm new here from NY, I got my first tattoo about a year ago and was planning on getting my third one; Which leads into my question, I planned on getting my biggest tattoo about 3 months ago, I did a consult, planned the date 3 months in advanced, put a deposit, and took the day off of work. I get an email the day before my tattoo appointment asking me to reschedule to 2-3 weeks later, but I don't have anymore vacation days to use, so I'm in a bit of a pickle. Is this a common thing in tattooing? I know sometimes things happen but they only told me that they weren't ready to draw/tattoo yet.  3
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    New to forum
    Hello, I have had many tattoos. The favorite one is after hiking the hills if ireland for 4 months and having one on the back of my calf.   Sent from my SM-J337VPP using Tapatalk     3

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