A Look at Camouflage Tattooing

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Camouflage tattooing is a way to cover a skin blemish of some kind using natural skin tones. Such blemished could include:-
  • Vitiligo
  • An injury of some kind - be it a sports injury or accident
  • surgery scars
  • self-harm scars
  • stretch marks
Of course, many people have such blemishes, and they don't even see them as such - they see no problem with them, and that's fine. However, some people develop a self-consciousness about these types of blemishes, and they might even feel awkward to show them in public. For such people, camouflage tattooing could be the non-invasive solution they are looking for, to help cover them up in a natural-looking way.

Just like regular tattoos, camouflage tattoos are pemanent
That's the key thing to remember. It's not a choice you should take lightly. Having said that, it is a natural-looking way to cover up a scar or blemish, rather than a regular tattoo that is designed to stand-out in some way. The whole idea of camouflage tattoos is to hide a blemish, so people wil
,bl not even know you have a camouflage tattoo, unless they know you well.

Who's eligible to have a camouflage tattoo done?
  • Anyone over 18
  • Anyone not pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Your scars must have healed for at least 2 years
What are the alternatives to camouflage tattooing?
Surgery, skin grafting, or laser work. All of these require consultations, and a lot more work - and ultimately, cost. Camouflage tattoos offer a cheaper, less invasive way to hide a scar or blemish.

Who should I choose to perform a camouflage tattoo on my blemish?
Anyone with proven training and experience to carry out such services. They should have lots of work they can show (before and after) - not just in general, but on the specific blemish you are looking to hide. You need to know what to expect from their work. They should have plenty of detailed testimonials from previous clients too. Equally important, they should NOT be pushy and convincing you to have a camouflage tattoo. They should give you advice on how best to research this treatment, and weigh up all the alternative treatments available. It's purely a personal choice, and not something you ever need to be pushed into doing.

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