With more awareness about the need for proper hygiene and with the availability of good quality tattoo inks this art form has gained tremendous popularity. Here’s how you can get good tattoo ink.
Opt for reputed manufacturer
Always go in for a good manufacturer who has a good reputation. They will have well-researched products which are of good quality. Good manufacturers will make sure that they use safe ingredients of a superior class.
Go for organic and vegan tattoo inks
The tattoo inks in olden days had certain ingredients in them that were linked to cancer. These days’ customers have options of going in for organic tattoo inks. These have all natural ingredients which will not have any harmful effects. There are also vegan tattoo inks which do not contain glycerine.
Check for the base and pigments used in the tattoo inks
The quality of the tattoo inks depends on the base and the pigments that have been used. Alcohol base helps the skin absorb pigments better. But they are known to cause skin irritations. Water based inks have vegetable dyes and organic ingredients which are safer for the skin.
Better to buy all inks of the same brand
When you buy all inks of same brands there are less chances that when you mix them there is any negative chemical reaction. Especially in the case of beginners who are still not well versed with mixing should buy colour kits so that they can mix and match colours easily.
Temporary tattoo inks
Work is being done on temporary tattoo inks. This is good news for all those who do not like flaunting the same tattoo for years together. These temporary tattoo inks disappear in one year. The tattoo actually begins to fade as the day’s pass. One can just wait and let the tattoo disappear for good. No specialized equipment is required for this tattoo ink. The product is under development and the day it is launched, it will surely have lots of buyers.
Money does not matter
Though one may be tempted to buy dirt cheap tattoo inks to save money but these may be of inferior quality and can cause allergies and reactions. Instead of taking such risks it is better to spend a little extra and buy a product which assures you of quality and safety.
Make sure that you check for the ingredients and the brand before buying your tattoo ink. Though you may have to spend a little on the higher side do not compromise on the brand and the quality of the ink.