Blacklight Inks are nothing new. They've been around since the early 2000's. If they were a problem, they'd be off the shelves by now.There are two types of UV ink, One is the type in the picture, it's an actual color that can be seen by day and will glow various shades under blacklight. The other is a whitish/greenish color that is somewhat invisible by day and bright when nearby a blacklight lamp/
While I don't have any UV tattoo ink on my body I have given given enough UV tats to know a few things:
* Warning: They aren't approved by the FDA, but then again, NO tattoo ink is.
This is one of those items that I can't live without. I'm sick of looking around the shop for the box of toothpicks to mix my pigments. I'm sick of swirling the loop end of a new needle to swish 2 colors together. I'm also sick of the colors needing about 1-2 minutes of stirring to fully blend together.
This little baby mixes your colors together in less than 30 seconds! I can't understand why I don't see more artists use them.
What the manufacturer says about the product:
* We have found that the mixing stick is autoclavable.
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