Tattoo Ink - Where Does It All Go

Fig.3 Ink Location: soon after the tattoo is received, one month after, and two to three months after. Note the reformation of the epithelial-dermal junction over time and the concentration of ink just underneath it. Then why does the tattoo fade over time?…

Proper Tattoo Needle Depth

If during your tattoo there are excessive amounts of blood, it is obviously going in too deep. Practicing on fruit is a good method before trying on human skin. If the fruit is being badly damaged while you are puncturing the skin, the depth is going in too deep.…

How Deep Should a Tattoo Needle Go? LEAFtv

The tattoo needle used to insert dye into your skin should drive about 1/16 of an inch into the skin, or through the first three layers of skin. A good, experienced tattoo artist will make sure that the ink is penetrating deeply enough into the skin to be permanent, but not so deep that the flesh is damaged and scar tissue begins to form.…