Last time, we talked Neosporin. Next up on the tattoo aftercare mythbusting block: water myths (and truths!).
THE MYTH: Swimming, Especially in the Pool, Will Fade Your Ink
Much like the myths regarding petroleum products leaching color from tattoos, this one is also false, however there are many layers to this particular issue.
First, let's address the pool. There is no evidence showing that chlorine from the pool is responsible for faded ink. If you're still concerned, remember that once the tattoo is fully healed (3 months), it is an absolute impossibility for chlorine to effect your ink in an...