Tattoos: Understand risks and precautions - Mayo Clinic

Tattoos breach the skin, which means that skin infections and other complications are possible, including: Allergic reactions. Tattoo dyes — especially red, green, yellow and blue dyes — can cause allergic skin reactions, such as an itchy rash at the tattoo site. This can occur even years after you get the tattoo.…

3-D Tattoos Take Over

CultureArt Tattoos. A zipper runs over the curve of a man's bare shoulder. It is unzipped over his deltoid, almost to his neck. Skin appears to bunch around the seam. Where the zipper parts, the ruddy red grain of muscle is exposed.…