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  • Pinprick itch on 3 day old tattoo
    Update: The weird pinpricking lasted about two days and went away on its own. Tattoo is on track and healing normally. My doc said it was likely some sort of auto-immune response, as I don't seem to be allergic. Not sure if it will happen on future tattoos, since it had never happened to me before. 
  • blowout or normal healing?
    hey all! i just got my fourth tattoo 4 days ago, and it’s the first one that’s visible to me 24-7 (others are on my back, my upper arm, and my inner lip). i’ve even paranoid about this healing process because i see it all the time! my lines have gotten a little bit thicker. i’m wondering if this is normal healing or if this is the beginning of a blowout. which do you think? i know that either way, it will be at least 3-4 weeks to see the final results. do any of you still get anxious when you’re

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    blowout or normal healing?
    hey all! i just got my fourth tattoo 4 days ago, and it’s the first one that’s visible to me 24-7 (others are on my back, my upper arm, and my inner lip). i’ve even paranoid about this healing process because i see it all the time! my lines have gotten a little bit thicker. i’m wondering if this is normal healing or if this is the beginning of a blowout. which do you think? i know that either way, it will be at least 3-4 weeks to see the final results. do any of you still get anxious when you’re3
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    Thick Skin ?
    Hi guys. Just had another tattoo ( star-sign on my arm ) The artist had to keep going over the same area because the skin was too thick and said i may have to go in for a touchup once its healed because he didn't want to cause too much trauma to my arm. It looks pretty much perfect, just one line is slightly thicker than the other, should be an easy job to do. Has anybody else had this experience ? Thanks 3
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    How can I fix this cover up?
    Hi guys, so I recently got a cover up and it's a little over 2 weeks in the healing process. I'm finally starting to like it, but it doesn't fully cover up my old tattoo! There are hints of the old tattoo still showing through (where the arrows in the picture point to the faint black curved line). Is there any way to fix this and cover this part up better? Can I just go back for a touch up and maybe have the tattoo artist go over it one more time with some shading and yellow ink? Thanks for the 3
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    Is this Blowout? Fixable?
    My tattoo is 3 weeks and 2 days old and it’s still raised and shiny.  I’m afraid it’s scarred even though I took perfect care of it and never ever picked and scratched it.  It’s also blurred, as you can see, making the lines not look sharp.  I’m wondering if it’s something fixable, even if I have to make the tattoo thicker to go over the blurring (even though I don’t want to do that), or if I should wait longer because the blurring may fade? This was my first tat so I researched an artist a3

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