Maybe you never even stopped to consider whether tattoos might cause skin cancer, but lots of people have. Over the years, we’ve answered this questions many, many, many, many, many, many…did we mention many?…times. The accepted “word on the street” was that tattoos did not cause skin cancer.
It seems the medical community is starting to back up what those of us in the tattoo industry felt certain about for years. The folks at The San Diego Union Tribune posted an article yesterday on the subject:
Heck, if you are applying sun-screen to your tattoos like you should be, our guess is that tattooed people may actually be decreasing their chances of skin cancer.
And here your mom thought tattoos weren’t good for you.