How to care for and maintain your tattoos is the most delicate and important part of this art, since we all like to have our tattoos always in good condition, always vibrant colors y black that they continue to be capable of absorbing even the brightest light. But it happens that, once scarred drawing, begins the dreaded process of discoloration that for some it lasts years and for others simply months.
In tattooing I want to write about some creams and care so that our tattoos stay spectacular and alive for longer. We must not forget that it is an art for life and its protection and care will allow it to always be in good condition.
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Types of creams to take care of the tattoo during healing and maintain it after it
After we finish painting our skin, we are recommended to use a cream that helps its healing and maintenance of color but ...Which cream works best? It is a question that many ask themselves and due to the large number of brands that exist in the market can be overwhelming, so we love you give a helping hand to make your life a little easier.
There are already known alcoholic or water-based creams that are sold in all pharmacies and that you have been the protagonists of our care for many years (the clearest example is Bephantol), but in recent years there have been brands that, like the paints), use more natural and less aggressive ingredients for skin and tattoos.
One of these new creams are vegan creams that they only have ingredients extracted from plants or cannabis-based creams, Which No. they have THC, they are totally legal and recommended. Personally, the latter are the ones that I use, who have the very sensitive skin and requires a lot of care.
Currently there are many creams capable of healing and keep our tattoos alive and pretty during its healing but we must not forget that in countries like Spain, there are many sunny days a year and the sun can wreak havoc in our designs and colors, once the tattoo has healed, so we must not forget to use protective creams during the months with more hours of sunshine since they are the ones that are exposed to its radiation the longest.
Care and maintenance during healing and after
From my opinion, I would recommend that, during healing, a vegan cream (there are many brands on the market) since care and hydrate the skin very well and they are not aggressive.
Once our tattoo has healed, I I keep using the same cream to keep it Or, within the same brand, I am looking for a cream specialized in the maintenance of the tattoo once cured.
I have tried all three brands (balm-tattoo, Leaf Pro y vegan tattoo) Y for me they are all excellent, the preferences are up to the consumer's taste. They are very easy to spread creams on the skin, they don't leave me sticky y they keep the colors alive like fresh out of the studio.
Any factor 50 cream or + es very good choice to protect the tattooed area, but brands that offer tattoo care creams also they usually sell sunscreen for the same with natural and specific ingredients for the protection of the tattoo.
These sunscreen creams are the ones I have used and they have worked very well for me. I have kept the tattoo protected many hours, they don't go with the water if I go to the beach or the pool e they moisturize the tattoo skin very well.
Other forms of protection
Finally, tell you that there are not only creams for the protection of tattoos, we can also find other less subtle ways of caring for them such as fake sleeves for the arms and legs but I have not yet met anyone who wears this type of protection.
Anyway, I hope you liked this first article that I write and I await your comments.
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