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…

Cara’s AMAZING orchids by Pepa at Bohemian Tattoos

One of the things we love about the Tattoo Expo’s we attend is the opportunity to meet some TINKture users – the Hamilton show was no exception and it was a privilege to meet Cara (lead singer of the Napier based band Ninja Monkey).  Cara was booked for a 7+ hour sitting with Pepa of…

TINKture Tattoo After Care has won an award!

Last night TINKture Tattoo After Care won the ‘Consumers Product’ category in the Bright Ideas Challenge (Wellington, New Zealand) through Grow Wellington. Quoted from Bright Ideas Challenge: “The Bright Ideas Challenge, an initiative of Grow Wellington, encourages idea generation and facilitates connections and support between entrepreneurs and Wellington’s innovation community.  Only in its second year,…

What are the possible complications with a new tattoo?

A darn good question! Pigment rejection is one, reaction to a specific ink colour, using after care incorrectly – these seem to be the most common complications. I have seen all of these, experienced two of them myself.  I found an article that is most helpful on pigment rejection – the picture shows one way…

Why?

I have been asked why I developed TINKture Tattoo After Care…. it was a simple reason – I just didn’t like what was on the market when trying to heal my new tattoos.  When getting a new tattoo I was relying on the advice of my tattoo artists, Bepanthan nappy cream certainly didn’t sit right,…