Signs of Tattoo Scarring

Scarring can make your tattoo look bad, so you want to make sure that before you get a tattoo, that you’re going to a reputable artist. You’ll find that many of the problems that are associated with a bad tattoo artist.

If the tattoo artist digs too deep when tattooing, the risk of scarring is increased.

Signs of scarring include raised skin, discoloration, raised bumps, and sometimes random itchiness. In most cases, the scarring will be around the edge of the tattoo.

You generally will not notice scarring until later on, after the first few weeks or months of getting the tattoo.

You can minimize tattoo scarring by applying aloe to the scar. This is not a quick fix, but over time, the scarring may lessen.