Sign in to follow this  
Runningriver

Specific colour not settling?

Recommended Posts

Hi!

My thigh tattoo is 10 weeks old. No issues with healing, normal peeling, no scabbing. Except for the light blue color... it looks cracked , raised and just not settled at all. Everything else (black and grey, purple, dark blue) is super smooth and looks like normal skin.

The application was no different than previous tattoos in terms of pain or bleeding.

Is this a reaction to the color? Overworked (although wouldn't that be weird for only those specific areas to be overworked)? Normal? 

I'm moisturizing once a day. No sun exposure.

Thank you for your input.

20190717_180236.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 hours ago, Hogrider said:

I had this same thing happen with purple. It took about a year to settle in. 10 years later it doesn't look any different than any of my other tattoos.

Thank you, Hogrider. My tattoo artist suggested it may take a good long while too, but this is reassurance that it should eventually look ok. I appreciate your comment.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Runningriver said:

Thank you, Hogrider. My tattoo artist suggested it may take a good long while too, but this is reassurance that it should eventually look ok. I appreciate your comment.

No problem. It's the only color I've ever had a problem with. I've had other purple since with no issues.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    • As you might remember my story about almost 2 years ago and I want to thank you guys again for how much you've been uplifting me with your honesty and your words.  This post tattoo anxiety seems a very common thing. It hit me as well even though I was planning on getting a big one for many years.  Many people have contacted me and having those feelings seems to be a very common thing, there seems to be the same pattern that people are going through. it looks to me that nowadays people want to have a solution for everything immediately if they don't feel comfortable with something. People don't know how to be patient anymore and get rid of something if they don't like it. People compare themselves way too much with others as it's what social media does with many people's minds. There are quite a few reasons that I could write about regarding post tattoo anxiety and I was thinking about posting my experience here as so many people have been reaching out to me and I can see there seems to be a common psychological process (which maybe I will do if I find time to do so) Anyway:  I can assure to everyone with this anxiety: YOU WILL GET OVER THAT IT  and live will go on. It might take some time but you will get there. Don't be hard on yourself and even if right now you're having horrible panic attacks (which is a horrible feeling), it'll get less and you'll come to love your tattoo. It's a change you've done to your body and your mind now needs some time to adjust. Don't forget that you love tattoos and why you love them because this is why you decided to get them and it'll look great on you!    
    • I have been checking some review and got this "Numb 520 isn’t recommended for long sessions where you’ll need multiple reapplications every hour or so" I thought you may as well apply first layer later.... I have had a tattoo done on biceps and chest no relief from pain was needed(I'm not saying it didn't hurt as hell) but on my belly I just couldn't. I have read a bit how to help yourself,keep hydrated,get proper sleep,don't drink alko for 24hr,eat sweetes. Ibuprofen and aspirin thins your blood but paracetamol they say is safe to take is that true? The biggest problem is that my tattoo is done abroad during a holiday where I go only twice a year so not enduring a whole session is a big loss of time that's why I'm trying to get some advice how to help with the pain. Thanks. 
    • P.S. It slightly dulls the pain. It doesn't entirely eliminate it.
  • Last Sparrow Tattoo Sponsors

  • Topics

  • Blog Entries