Are numbing creams for tattoos safe?

What if you could get a tattoo without feeling pain? It sounds promising, right? But is it safe?

Are numbing creams for tattoos safe? 

 If you are in tattoos, you probably know why it is so exciting to get a new one, but the anticipation of the pain is not so nice. Is there a way to actually get new ink in a painless way? Many have turned to numbing creams in order to avoid the pain, but is it really safe?

Are numbing creams for tattoos safe?

In short, yes, they are safe. Skin-numbing creams are anesthetic creams that are topically applied to the skin to numb the area. Skin-numbing crams will definitely help minimize the pain and many recommend using them. There are over-the-counter options that have less concentration of lidocaine – the numbing agent – so they will be less effective. 

 Skin-numbing creams are anesthetic creams that are topically applied to the skin to numb the area.  

There are certain individuals who are allergic to lidocaine, and people with certain cardiac conditions should avoid using numbing creams. 

In the end, is up to your tattoo artist and your dermatologist to determine which options work best for you.

Aniela Dybiec

Aniela is a writer who loves art, makeup, and magick. She is also an amateur illustrator, a wellness fan and a vegetarian.+ info

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