Numbing Gel for Tattoos? What You Need to Know

There are a lot of numbing gels or creams out in the market that has been widely used by tattoo artists and tattoo shops and has been endorsed by laser clinic owners. The major purpose of this numbing cream is basically to numb the area that needs to have a procedure with. There are tattoo artists who discourage their customers to use such cream or gel because of their belief that numbing cream affects the tattoo quality and the healing time. The good news is that there are numbing creams that are water-based, so the cream will not affect the quality of the tattoo and even the healing time.

Tattoo Pain

It is important to consider the effect and safety of the cream. You need to make sure that what you are using is something that would definitely work and will be able to help you out with the procedure you are going to have. We usually use the cream on for our tattoo procedure especially to those sensitive areas such as back of your knee, collar bone, face, ribs, private area, armpit, knuckles, toes, and with some people, the ankle. These areas have been avoided by tattoo artists for the reason that they know how painful it will be. In such cases, they recommend customers to use numbing creams in order to lessen the pain and for them to be able to concentrate on the tattoo session itself.

There are a lot of things that we consider in getting our ink done. In order to help us go through the process easily, we think of methods that we could actually use. That is the reason why numbing creams and numbing gels are popular in the tattoo industry. Its normal to worry about the pain that you go through but this time, pain is no longer a problem, painless tattoos with numbing creams or gels is the way to go.

Be sure to look for a numbing cream or numbing gel which is water based to be certain that it does not affect the tattoo quality and healing time. There are tattoo artists who discourage their customers to use it in the fear of the creams chemical to counteract with the ink that they are using. It will be best to consult your tattoo artist prior the session. It is also our prime concern to make sure that you are not allergic to any anesthetic agents in order to avoid those allergic reactions such as redness and inflammation.

These are the things you need to keep in mind in using a numbing cream. If you have any questions or suggestions about numbing creams or gels, do let us know in the comments.