Tattoo artists can use vegan-friendly inks made from plant-based ingredients. However, it is important to be aware of all the risks and precautions for vegan tattoo care. That’s why I’ve put together this article with three key points about vegan tattoos:
1) Vegan tattoos are created with vegetable-based inks instead of animal products like lard or bone charcoal
2) It is important to avoid sunlight on your new tattoo for six months
3) Avoid swimming in chlorinated water for vegan tattoo care
Vegan tattoos can be any color ink or design that suits your needs, as long as it does not contain animal products like bone char or gelatin. The most popular vegan colors are black and brown.
Aftercare consists of using an alcohol-free lotion with the consistency of water on the tattoo twice daily until healed, followed by applying a thin layer of natural oil (such as coconut oil) once per day for up to three months after healing has completed.