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    Right once again not sure if a tattoo thread goes here :confused:


    But yeah i got a tattoo around 2 weeks ago and i have absolutely NO problems with it but its my first color one and part of it 'Was' gold now its turning orange :confused:


    is this normal?
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    You probably just got ripped off. You have Henna instead of a real Tattoo.
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    (Original post by ALazyThracian)
    Right once again not sure if a tattoo thread goes here :confused:


    But yeah i got a tattoo around 2 weeks ago and i have absolutely NO problems with it but its my first color one and part of it 'Was' gold now its turning orange :confused:


    is this normal?
    I've never really seen 'gold' in a tattoo before so yeah it probably is. I got a really big one on my ribs and I remember the outline and shading originally being like a dark brown but it turned to black when it healed.
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    If when doing the colour you start to bleed it changes the colour,as the blood mixes with the ink. Then as it heals the blood withdraws from the dermis causing the ink to go to its original colour.
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    Don't panic, see how it goes in another few weeks and then if you aren't entirely happy go back for a touch up
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    Its a real tattoo i have had ones in the past from the same guy all black ones so i have had no problems with them and thanks i think i am going to leave it for a few weeks and then go back. Thanks again!

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