Devious6

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About Devious6

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  • Birthday April 30

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  • Biography
    Retired U.S. Army Colonel now working in higher education.
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    Northeast PA, USA
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    Tattoo Collector
  1. Is your tattoo infected and aftercare FAQ

    Personally, I use a scent-free anti-bacterial soap to wash during the first two weeks of healing before switching back to my "usual." At this point, though, the important thing is to keep it clean, not over-moisturize if you're using it to help heal, and watch your tattoo for any signs of infection. Odds are, you'll be fine.
  2. Post shitty things you have been doing recently

    @Gingerninja - you are truly amazing. Your zest for life positive approach reflect what we all want but few truly have. Know that you have the thoughts and prayers of many people with you every day.
  3. Post shitty things you have been doing recently

    Sending good thoughts and prayers @Gingerninja! Please update us when you can!!!
  4. New here & to tattoos

    Well, own up to it then! lol
  5. New here & to tattoos

    Looks like I'm hanging in there for the "Oldest Living Person on Last Sparrow" award. Considering the alternative, I'm OK with that.
  6. New here & to tattoos

    That's not possible!!!!! You're not older than 35!!!!
  7. New here & to tattoos

    Welcome! At 62, I'm the oldest guy...to post so far. I got my first tattoo just a few weeks before my 61st birthday and my second 6 months later. I have the itch badly at this point but have not found a local artist I want to work with and haven't had any time to really concentrate on an artist and what I want to do for my next. At some point, though, the itch will overcome my patience...............
  8. Remembering Those Who Served..

    on this Veterans Day. My Dad in Marine Boot Camp, 1946. And me as a battalion commander 50 years later, Bosnia 1996. I was headed out to visit some of my soldiers in the field on Christmas Eve. My Dad died while I was in Bosnia but we are both proud, tattooed veterans!
  9. Hello!!!

    Welcome to the forum! You can ask away right here - and your replies will build your post count.
  10. Hello from Manila

    Wow!! Beautiful work!! Welcome to the forum!!!
  11. Hello, a new ink freak

    Welcome!!
  12. Hey

    Welcome! Any tattoos?
  13. Please help.... Tattoo related

    Welcome to the forum! At this point, your pieces have settled in and are continuing to heal. We all heal at different rates and it takes 6 months or so to fully heal. I'm not sure how much moisturizer you are using but it "could" be a reaction to the moisturizer - either using too much or just generally having some allergic reaction to this specific cream. You could try switching the moisturizing cream to another brand, or even cut it out totally now for awhile to see if that helps. In the end, your skin needs air to heal. Of course, the best way to ensure it's not an allergic reaction to the cream - or the ink - is to consult your doctor/dermatologist. I hope you figure it out soon!!
  14. need advice for new tattoo

    Ummmm....get one.
  15. Hello - Looking for Advice!

    Welcome!! I know from my own experience that it's easy to be overwhelmed - especially for me since I've only got 2 tattoos. I get fixated on the end state and don't focus on the details. Then I over-analyze it afterwards. Time and experience will overcome that...I hope. You have a beautiful tattoo that is unique to you!