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Tattoos and piercings

Mother cleaning her young daughter’s newly pierced ear
Caring for new piercings

These dermatologists' tips can help you keep your new piercing clean, prevent closing, and heal without infection.

tattooed woman on laptop
Caring for tattooed skin

More and more patients are asking their dermatologists for skin care tips that will keep a tattoo looking its best. Here are some tips from dermatologists for keeping tattooed skin healthy and vibrant.

Stressed man with tattoo on his arm
Tattoos: Skin reactions and what to do about them

Even if you get inked by a licensed tattoo artist and follow the aftercare, your skin can react in weird and unexpected ways. If you’re having a reaction, here’s what may be happening and what you can do.

Laser tattoo removal from leg
Tattoo removal: Lasers outshine other methods

Discover what you need to know if you want to remove a tattoo.