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Hello:

Can tattoo ink conceal or hide veins seen under the skin? For example, if veins are visible on an area of the body, will a tattoo make them less visible or completely not visible?

I thank you for your reply.

Answer
This is a 2 part answer, so READ BOTH PARTS CAREFULLY!!!
1. Yes a tattoo in dark ink will hide the blood vessels under the skin, but ( and here's the catch)
2.If your blood vessels are so close to the skin surface as to be so blatantly visible, then it might not be advisable to get a tattoo in that area, as it could conceivably cause some vascular damage and / or the excessive bleeding might force the ink right back out again.

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Charles Parent - Registered Master Tattoo Artist

Expertise

I can answer questions regarding tattoos and tattoo artists as well as Canadian tattoo shops.

Experience

Over 30 years as a top rate tattoo artist and tattoo shop owner. ATI registered Master Tattoo Artist / Body Art Technician. Founding member BC Body Art Association.

Organizations
To The Point Tattoo Canadian Arts Council Tattoo Association of BC

Publications
Tattoo Flash magazine, Tattoo World magazine

Education/Credentials
M.Sc. degree in health sciences and M.A. in fine arts.

Awards and Honors
3 magazine features in Tattoo Flash.

Past/Present Clients
G. Simmons, P. Stanley, Ryan Grice-Mullin (NFL), Roo Phelps (JRFM),

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