How long does a tattoo take to heal?

….. I was asked this on Twitter recently and you can’t answer that question in 140 characters! It’s just not that easily answered but it’s a great question – it depends on these factors: Where on the body your new ink is. Clothes can rub on the new tattoo – different fabrics will be more…

It’s ok, I’ll just use nappy rash cream on my new tattoo……

….. sadly that tradition has stuck, because when it was introduced (the 50’s I think) there really was nothing else available / suitable. Nappy rash creams are thick and can be difficult to apply to your new tattoo.  The cream pulls on the skin (ouch >_<) and that’s worse if the cream is cold (due…