Tattoos/tattoo

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"hi sir.. i'am got an allergic reaction from hena tattoo .but i want to have a true tattoo ink .do you think it's ok to me for having a true tattoo ink?thanks" hoping for your response.

Answer
Dexter-

Henna and tattoo pigments are made of different ingredients, so being allergic to one doesn't necessarily mean there will be a reaction to the other. There are few allergies to tattoo pigments, mainly reds. I've been tattooing for over 15 years and have only seen 2-3 people with allergies.

That said, allergies are no fun. I would talk to your tattoo artist about what colors s/he might recommend and maybe start small and avoid colors with reds.

Good Luck!

Sasha Merritt
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Sasha Merritt - Professional Tattoo and Cosmetic Artist

Expertise

Tattoo, Permanent cosmetics, Needling, Areola Repigmentation, Tattooing over Scars

Experience

I've been tattooing professionally for 10 years in shops in the US and England. I now own Dragonfly Ink in San Francisco, CA

Organizations
Society of Permanent Cosmetic Professionals

Education/Credentials
Apprenticed at Black and Blue Tattoo Specialized training and certifications: Cross-contamination Prevention SofTaps Micropigmentation Areola Repigmentation Skin Needling University Art Courses

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