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Tanning & Tattoos: Is a Golden Color Worth Risking Your Ink?

June 16, 2021

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As always, multiple sources will always have different opinions though. When asking BIPOC Dermatologist Peterson Pierre MD of the Pierre Skin Care Institute regarding whether or not it is safe to tan with tattoos, he explained,

“There is no such thing as a safe tan. A tan is your skin’s only defense mechanism against the ultraviolet RADIATION that it’s being subjected to. Will tanning ruin your tattoos over time? No, but it will most certainly ruin your skin.”

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