Contraindications for Tattooing

Nowadays we have an opportunity to decorate our bodies with a tattoo, however, unfortunately, not every person can do this.

The truth is that tattooing is an invasive procedure that compromises the skin’s integrity.

It is critical to understand all bans in order to avoid exposing your body to unnecessary or dangerous tests. Here are permanent and temporary contraindications for tattooing:

Permanent contraindications

  • blood clotting disorders: hemophilia, thrombocytopenia, fibrinopenia;
  • contagious skin disorders;
  • chronic inflammatory diseases;
  • diabetic (depending on type and severity);
  • the violation of immunity;
  • glaucoma;
  • hepatitis;
  • mental instability or epilepsy;
  • any problems healing small wounds;
  • previous hyperpigmentation in wound areas;
  • oncology;
  • viral diseases in severe form: HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis, Syphilis;
  • severe skin diseases: psoriasis, atopic dermatitis (eczema);
  • allergic to metals (Anaphylactic);
  • heart conditions;
  • chronically high blood pressure: hypertension.

Temporary contraindications

  • alcohol or drug intoxication;
  • pregnancy or breastfeeding;
  • inflammatory processes, especially on the skin;
  • cold, fever rise;
  • recently suffered a stroke;
  • allergic skin reactions; 
  • fillers and botox;
  • fake tan;
  • physical damage to the skin.

Your artist needs to know if you are on any medication that may cause photosensitizing (including Antibiotics and anti-Inflammatory Medications). 

It is essential to treat your body with respect and think a lot about your health.

At any kind of contraindication, please warn the tattoo artist.