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Sunblock after new tattoo

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Is it ok to start applying sunblock 5 weeks after getting a tattoo?

I've read that it shouldn't be used on a fresh tattoo and want to make sure I'm not going to do any damage after 5 weeks has passed.

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I'm told it can pull out ink. At 5 weeks, mine is obviously all peeled. Second peel done as well. Some areas still look a bit dusty as you can tell there's new skin under old ready to come out, which is why I want to make sure I'm not going to do any damage by putting sunblock on now. Been over 5 weeks since its been done.


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Good to know guys! I'm extremely fair and I feel like I put sunscreen companies in business! I'm going monday to finish up a tattoo and I would have been upset if I forgot to ask and ruined my new piece of art

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