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. ... More »

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Modern technology offers many techniques to fade tattoos including laser tattoo removal, intense pulsed light therapy and tattoo removal creams. Many do-it-yourself tattoo removal methods exist, including freezing the ta... More »

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Tattoos will fade overtime no matter what, but the sun's ultraviolet rays will cause them to fade quicker. Other factors that can contribute tattoo fading are swimming pool chlorine, wind and indoor heating. More »

It is normal for a new tattoo to look faded at first, as the skin goes through a process of peeling and healing. After the initial scabbing of the skin, it peels to reveal a new layer of skin. More »

A new tattoo must remain covered by a bandage for at least two hours. Don't use plastic wrap to cover your new tattoo. After the bandage is removed, use an antibacterial ointment, lotion or specialty product such as Tatt... More »

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An effective way to remove a tattoo is with a quality-switched laser. According to CNN, the laser searches for contrasts and pulses on the skin to break down the ink so that it is small enough for the body to absorb. More »

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It is illegal for persons under the age of 18 to get tattooed regardless of the presence of parental permission in the state of New York. Some states allow minors to receive tattoos if they have the consent of a guardian... More »