Researchers have discovered that around ten percent of New Yorkers with tattoos experience a severe allergic reaction after getting inked. Experts believe this is caused by chemical compounds in tattoo inks.
Life May 31, 2015
Skin inflammations are normal when getting a tattoo, but more so than just physical irritation, researchers have found that people are allergic to the actual tattoo ink used.
Life May 29, 2015
Tattoo ink could be contaminated with dangerous bacteria, according to the FDA. There may be more of the dangerous ink out in the marketplace.
Life August 10, 2014
Some tattoo inks have been recalled as a result of bacterial infection. The FDA warns consumers to inspect their tattoo inks before doing an in-home tattoo or getting one done.
Life August 7, 2014