There are times when it may make sense to place a tattoo over stretch marks. There are other times where it would not be all that advisable. There are also times when it might make sense but you’ll need to plan things out rather carefully.
Pain – Nerve endings in stretch marks are more sensitive and thus a tattoo over them is going to pain more than a tattoo over normal skin. You should choose only a professional artist for inking tattoos over stretch marks. If you can, find the one who has some experience in dealing with stretch marks.
In some cases, stretch marks running through a tattoo can break the alignment of the tattoo, causing the image to look distorted. If you have stretch marks that have distorted an existing tattoo, you can always look into the possibility of touch ups or a cover up tattoo to help correct the image.
The short answer is yes, you can tattoo over stretch marks. Even though some people may choose to do so, there has been some debate on whether it is a good option, especially since the skin is broken in areas where the scarring appears.
Nov 18, 2009 · When you tattoo over stretch marks, the skin tends to swell, and almost look like a large blister until it heals. I would consult with the artist you choose before setting your heart on doing it.
Yeah. You can’t really tell that the stretch marks are there unless you run your finger over it and you know what you’re looking for. As far as feeling, yes it was defiantly more painful within the mark itself but that entire area was painful anyways. Specifically chest armpit area and belly hip area.
Not too long ago an idea was born that since tattooing your skin covers it in dark colors, it can also cover impurities in the skin, in this case stretch marks. In this process, you apply to have your skin tattooed just like any other, but over the area where your skin has stretched.
If you have stretch marks that have distorted an existing tattoo, you can always look into the possibility of touch ups or a cover-up tattoo to help correct the image. Waiting it Out University of Maryland Medical Center also suggests that stretch marks fade over time.