Well, a simple answer is; yes, the hair will grow back, regardless of the tattoo! The hair may not grow as fast as it would usually do after a razor shave. The skin is damaged after the tattooing process, so the focus of the body is on wound healing first.
Do tattoos damage hair follicles?
The microneedles used for hair tattooing do not reach the follicle and can’t cause damage or affect the growth of hair in any way. You may wonder, what about the ink, will it slow my hair growth? Pigments used for scalp micropigmentation are different from typical tattoo ink.
What is a tattoo blowout?
Tattoo blowouts occur when a tattoo artist presses too hard when applying ink to the skin. The ink is sent below the top layers of skin where tattoos belong. Below the skin’s surface, the ink spreads out in a layer of fat. This creates the blurring associated with a tattoo blowout.
Is head tattoo painful?
Like the neck, your head, face, and ears contain many nerve endings that can be irritated during a tattoo and may cause severe pain. There’s not a lot of fat on your head, face, and ears, so you don’t have much of a cushion for the tattoo needle here.
Will hair grow back after laser tattoo?
Will the hair eventually grow back? Yes, your hair will grow back after the first few laser sessions. The way laser hair removal works is that the heat from the laser stops new hair from growing for a long period of time, much longer than simply shaving, waxing or tweezing.
Do I need to shave before tattoo?
Although you can shave before your tattoo, it’s not necessary. A tattoo artist will shave the area themselves if needed. If you’re concerned about how hairy the area might be, you can always ask your tattooist if they need you to shave beforehand but generally, they’ll do it themselves.
What happens if you don’t shave before a tattoo?
Don’t shave yourself before your appointment because that could lead to razor burn. If that happens, your artist may not be able to work on you that day due to the trauma of the skin.