Why Is My Tattoo Peeling and Flaking Off?

Peeling and flaking of a new tattoo is perfectly normal. Before it actually begins to peel, the tattoo will look like it's covered with a whitish, cracking film. Then you'll see white or translucent flakes of old, dead skin start to peel off and some of the flakes may even contain some ink.…

Is my new tattoo suppose to peel like this? Yahoo Answers

Jul 14, 2009 · Is my new tattoo suppose to peel like this? I just got my tattoo last saturday and today in my shower it was peeling. I have black ink darker in some places than others and that heavy dark ink is peeling off so it's not as dark as it has been now. It looks duller but it's still darker than the shadows behind the graphic. ... Yes it is supposed ...…

Is my tattoo suppose to peel? Yahoo Answers

Sep 02, 2007 · Unless you notice signs of an infection or allergic reaction, your tattoo will go through a couple of different phases in this two-week time period. Ideally, your tattoo will not actually scab in the sense that we normally think of it. Instead, the colored and damaged epidermis may simply peel, just like a sunburn, becoming flaky and falling off.…