You’ve spent months thinking about the new ink you’d like on the perfect spot on your body. Played around with designs, done drafts, envisioning what it will look like in the end. You’ve found the right artist, checked out their stuff, and determined that they are the ideal choice for a permanent exhibition on your body. Then you get the tattoo done, and now it’s time to show it off.
But what about the sun?
The sun will damage tattoos, especially new ones. So is it safe to tan with a tattoo? What about tattoo tanning lotion, tanning oil, and the like? Will these cause your costly artwork to diminish and fade?
We do not want that to happen, so let’s be careful and do things correctly!
In this article, I’ll go over the details on how to care for tattoos in the sun, and how to keep your artwork in great shape!