A key tattoo can carry connotations of both freedom and imprisonment. It can be the key to the heart or the key unlocking the door to new eras.Continue Reading
The placement of the key, type of key and other details can change the meaning of the tattoo.
A quarter-sleeve tattoo is a design or series of designs tattooed on the shoulder and around the arm, extending to the bicep. It covers approximately the same area that a short-sleeved t-shirt's sleeves cover on a person's arm. Half-sleeve tattoos extend to the elbow. Full-sleeve tattoos extend to the wrist.Full Answer >
After getting a tattoo, swimming must be avoided until the skin has stopped peeling and all scabs have fallen off. For most people, this means waiting a minimum of two weeks.Full Answer >
According to WebMD, skin-bleaching agents and topical acids can cause tattoos to fade. They may need to be applied continuously for six months to be effective and may cause visible damage (scarring) to the treated skin. Sunlight, particularly ultraviolet light, is well known to fade tattoos. Skin Artist writes that tanning beds can accelerate the fading of tattoos but provides no information on how many hours of exposure are necessary.Full Answer >
The easiest method of removing a temporary tattoo is with baby oil. A dab of baby oil on a cotton ball is typically sufficient to start breaking up the glue and ink in the tattoo so it can be rubbed away easily. Most temporary tattoos are made with a combination of ink and glue, and removing them usually requires common household products that are in most people's medicine cabinets.Full Answer >