Red Ink & Itchy Tattoos! How to Treat Without Damaging Your Ink.

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The second most common “complaint” after “It hurts!”, is “Damn. This is itchy!” Well, there are countless theories on why your tattoo itches, however there are some concrete reasons and we will discuss them here. Before we even get started, although a tattoo is most susceptible to be itchy when its fresh, the sensation can erupt at any time during the healing process.

However, the rule is never to scratch that tattoo, no matter how bad the desire…especially if its still healing. That would be a good way to guarantee losing some ink and potentially causing an infection.

The second most common “complaint” after “It hurts!”, is “Damn. This is itchy!” Well, there are countless theories on why your tattoo itches, however there are some concrete reasons and we will discuss them here. Before we even get started, although a tattoo is most susceptible to be itchy when its fresh, the sensation can erupt at any time during the healing process.

However, the rule is never to scratch that tattoo, no matter how bad the desire…especially if its still healing. That would be a good way to guarantee losing some ink and potentially causing an infection.

Heres why your tattoo may be itchy

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