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Tattoo awareness

posted Jul 22, 2017, 4:40 PM by Ann Lee
Exposure to metals (lead, mercury) and toxins (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) in tattoos can place an extra burden on the liver and other detox organs.  Work with a holistic practitioner to help you safely detox from any exposure from past tattoos.  Speak to your tattoo artist about the safest, nontoxic products available for future tattoos.  Some color inks use vegetable-based pigment from spices like turmeric instead of a high dose of heavy metal.  Your artist may have to special-order them, but it may be worth it for your health.

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