A Tattooed Girl's Guide to Summer
It's finally holiday season! Sunny days filled with outdoor activities, adventures and the beach are surely on the cards. Whether you're planning to perch on your balcony or by the beach all Summer long, spending plenty of time outdoors is on the cards.
It's probably no surprise that holiday season is one of the most popular times for people to get tattoos. And while it's great to get tattooed in Summer (so you can show it off), it's important to take special care to heal and protect it during high UV ray and sun exposure periods. The sun can not only damage your skin but can permanently damage tattoo pigmentation too, changing the tone of certain colours.
If you're thinking about inking up this Summer, there's a few things to know for protecting your new tattoo. We asked one of Australia's leading tattoo artists, Kian Forreal, for the six tips to know before getting a tattoo this Summer . . .