Tattoos

Steps of getting a tatoo

1, Paperwork and payment. 2, Sit in the chair. 3, Shave the area you are getting your tattoo. 4, Making and applying the stencil transfer. 5, Prepare tattoo machine and other equipment. 6, Starting the linework. 7, Shading and coloring. 8, The finished tattoo. 9. Dressing and bandaging. 10, Recieving aftercare instrutions.

Effects on each layer of the skin

You see a tattoo through the epidermis, which is the outer layer of the skin. The ink is in the dermis, which is a deeper layer and the cells are not replenished that often so the tattoo will remain there with minimal fading throughout your entire life.

Health Risks of Getting a Tattoo

Future consequences of tattooing

Unsanitary equipment can contract diseases. If the area around the tattoo gets infected there will be redness and swelling. The patient will need to see a physician and it may require tattoo removal, which involves surgery. If the tattoo is removed a scar may remain where the tattoo used to be.Risks: swelling, redness, hyper-pigmintation, hypo-pigmintation, scarring, secondary bacterial infection, or contact dermatitis.
-Allergic reactions-skin infections-other skin problems-bloodbone disease-MRI complications