Roughly 45 million people in the United States have at least one tattoo, according to the FDA.
As more of those original young tattoo collectors attain seniority, it’s not uncommon to see grandparents, great-grandparents with intricate masterpieces on their anatomy.
A really important aspect of getting tattooed is how it will age. As your tattoo heals and ages the ink will spread under the dermis in the subcutaneous and slightly alter the look of your tattoo. Tattoos will fade overtime no matter what, but the sun’s ultraviolet rays will cause them to fade quicker. Other factors that can contribute to tattoos fading is the way the you heal your tattoo. It is important to know how your body heals and to listen to your tattoo artist’ aftercare instructions.