What Causes a Tattoo to Fade?

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Tattoos normally fade for various reasons. One reason is due to exposure in the sun. They may also fade due to improper application of the ink by the tattoo artist.
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The most common avoidable reason for tattoos fading is the sun. Sun bleaches the color out
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A tattoo always fades after it is drawn in. The pigments are injected into the skin. The body considers them invading bodies. The body then works to get rid of them, reducing the
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Tattoos are applied with a series of puncture wounds to the epidermis that allows ink to be placed under the top layers of the skin. Because it is essentially a wound, the healing
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Tattoos do fade with time especially with exposure to the sun, on how one was inked and if it healed properly. However one could search the various ways to prevent one's tattoos from fading rapidly. Tattoos are known to leave a permanent mark on one's body.
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The lighter the color of the ink, the faster it will fade. White, magenta, red, orange, and yellow will fade the fastest. Dark colors like hunter green, navy ...
White tattoos fade and often more quickly than a black or colored tattoo. White tattoos are already less noticeable when placed on the skin, so when they fade, ...
There are several things that will fade tattoo ink such as tanning beds and prolonged exposure to the sun. Ingredients such as glycolic acid and alpha-arbutin ...
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