According to Mental Floss, tattooing over black ink with different colors is possible, and many people have done so to cover up unwanted or unfinished tattoos. White color is often used to cover up tattoos, but a number of darker colors are also used to cover black ink.Continue Reading
There are many other ways to cover up tattoos. For example, people often use laser treatments to remove unwanted body work, or they apply creams that lighten the lines of the tattoo. Laser treatment, however, can be painful and may cause damage to the skin.
People use tattoo-covering procedures to achieve different end results. Some people just want to change the color of their old tattoos, while others want to increase the contrast and depth of their tattoos. Some completely change the designs of their tattoos using these procedures.Learn more about Tattoos
Tattoos are simply ink pushed under the skin with a needle, so ink and a needle are the only supplies you really need. Home tattoos can be very painful and cumbersome without a tattoo gun, but they are now available from most online retailers.Full Answer >
Electric tattoo needles create semi-permanent designs by rapidly injecting ink into the second layer of skin, known as the dermis. Each penetration is roughly 1 millimeter in depth, and the ink is deposited into the tiny punctures. Tattoo artists use insoluble ink that does not dissolve, and special tattoo needles can make up to 3,000 injections per minute, according to How Stuff Works.Full Answer >
A tiger lily tattoo is an indelible pattern of a tiger lily drawn by inserting colors and pigments directly under the surface of the skin. A tiger lily is a species of lily that has reddish-orange petals.Full Answer >
A UV tattoo is made using ultraviolet (UV) reactive ink. The design or lettering is tattooed in the skin using this special ink, which is only visible under UV light.Full Answer >