The Stages of a Healing Tattoo Stage One The initial stage of tattoo healing begins immediately after your tattooing session is finished. You should look at your tattoo as an open wound, and treat it accordingly. Your artist will gently wash the area and put a Saniderm bandage on it to protect it [...]
Saniderm is a proud sponsor of Best Ink Season 2 winner Teresa Sharpe. Teresa owns and works at Unkindness Art in Richmond, Virginia where she perfects her art style which she classifies as "illustration realism." Her work can be best described as something that you might see in a graphic novel. Teresa is one of the most recognizable [...]
Let’s be honest, Saran Wrap is used for a lot of things in our daily lives, but when it comes to healing a tattoo, it should be left out of the process. Unlike Saniderm, plastic wraps like Saran Wrap don’t let the tattoo breathe and heal properly. So instead of risking damage to your fresh [...]
It’s a new year which means it’s time to break out those resolutions. Rather than doing the usual “lose weight” and “go to the gym” why not save up and plan out the perfect tattoo? Coming up with the right tattoo takes time and so does finding the right artist. This means that your [...]
Winter is here. That means snowflakes, skiing, and sledding. Just like snowflakes, no two tattoos are alike. This is especially true for winter tattoos. So, to celebrate the snowfall, we’ve found 25 of the best winter tattoos on Instagram. Adorable penguin family Instagram Beautiful bird Instagram […]
Getting a tattoo is a permanent decision, one that shouldn’t be rushed. Once you finally decide to get one, you actively toy with the idea of what you want, perfecting it in your mind and with your artist until that idea is put on your skin. The last thing you want after all of this [...]
Most Popular Places for a Tattoo Finding the right place for a tattoo is one of the most difficult parts about getting one. Not every tattoo idea you have is going to fit in the place that you desire. So, here are some popular tattoo places!
What is the Biology Behind a Healing Tattoo? To understand the healing tattoo process, you must first understand that a tattoo is an injury to the skin that the body has to heal itself. Because of this, the body’s immune system only has a limited amount of energy to dedicate to healing itself. So [...]