Creating Tattoos over body is a highly desired trend globally. Men, women, boys, girls make tattoos on their favorite areas. But there are rare who actually know what type of ink is used to create these permanent tattoos. Nevertheless, a white ink tattoo is used for same purpose on skin. A tattoo can be made entirely in white ink. However, it depends upon the skills of tattoo artist and the skin complexion of the customer.
It is true that a white ink tattoo looks quite distinctive on skin, especially if you have dark complexion. If the tattoo artist fails to deliver the perfect design and blend, the white ink tattoo can turn as a scar over skin. There are specific reasons for using this ink for tattoos. So, if you want to create a white ink tattoo then do your hard-core research and find out the perfect reason for it because it is very likely for the tattoo to go very wrong.
Artists use very sharp needle to use this ink which is pushed into the skin for visibility. It is commonly used for shading aside colored or black tattoos. After using this ink, the tattoo after few days of healing looks puffed up or distorted, leaving a pattern forever. When white ink is used, the tattoo looks little lighter in shade than the skin tone. If properly maintained, the tattoo can last longer, though you need touch ups on later stage.
Many tattoo artists say that white ink tattoos look perfect on pale skin so people with such skin should use it. It is a good idea to use on the skin which is not often exposed to sunlight. You should know that excessive exposure to sunlight fades the tattoo and makes it disappear entirely or form a bizarre tint of yellow or brown colors. This depends upon the ink used. Take complete advices and research a lot before you create a tattoo.
The best advantage of this colored tattoo is that it is extremely subtle and can be hidden easily as compared to those black or colored tattoos. If you want branding or cutting works then this ink will give you perfect detailing. On the other hand, it also has disadvantage – fades easily and the color changes, leaving a bad impression.
White ink tattoo after applied for the first time can look puffy and distorted and can even leave a burn-like look. It can even bring strange yellowish color which could occur due to the deposit of lymph that floods around the wound. Aftercare directions should be followed perfectly as explained by the tattoo artist to keep the tattoo look fresh and appealing.