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Can my tattoo artist use SKIN46 ink?

Yes, any tattoo artist can use SKIN46 ink.

Does a tattoo made with SKIN46 ink require special care?

No, but it requires the same treatment as every tattoo.

Does SKIN46 ink have a use-by date?

The bottle of SKIN46 ink has a shelf life of one year as it is sterilised and sealed.

Are there already people with SKIN46 tattoos?

Yes, watch the videos.

Is there an scientific proof for SKIN46 ink?

Yes, besides our certificates and the witnesses of two supervisors there is an scientific proof possible with isotopic analysis. But it is quite expensive.

What is the difference to so called DNA tattoos?

DNA in the skin will not last and is toxic. Encapsulated DNA are plastic parts without any physical connection possibility.

Why I should not DIY with cremation ashes or hair?

We analyzed both. You do NOT want these very toxic substances pure in you.

What about hair of deceased or seriously ill persons?

We can extract medically clean carbon out of any hair.

Which tattoos can be made with SKIN46 ink?

All kind of tattoos.


“I’ve got you under my skin!” – This is the aim of SKIN46. Our invention relates to a method for manufacturing a tattoo ink with medically clean organic carbon extracted from human or animal hair.

Each SKIN46 ink is custom-made, unique and connected to the source person or people.


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