Not all inks are good for your skin. On that note, here are some of the best black ink tattoo designs you can refer to for your next tattoo.
Choosing the right ink for your tattoo is as crucial as the tattoo design itself.
Typically an organic tattoo ink is made up of three elements. They are ethyl alcohol, organic pigment and sterilized water.
The most popular black tattoo inks used that are known to produce the best results include dynamic black ink, Kuro Sumi tattoo ink, Zuper black tattoo ink and Intenze professional tattoo ink. While getting a tattoo, it’s important to find the best ink that works for your design. Cheap ink can cause many health problems in the future. It can cause redness and irritation on the skin and the tattoo will also fade away much more quickly. On that note, here are some of the best black ink tattoo designs for you.
Dynamic black tattoo ink
The tattoo artist for this tattoo created an anatomical design of a heart on the individual’s forearm, using dynamic black tattoo ink. Dynamic black tattoo ink originated in the late 1990s when it was primarily used to create tribal tattoos. The hypoallergenic nature of this ink, as well as its dark pigments, make them such a popular choice among all tattoo lovers. Unlike other types of inexpensive ink, this particular brand does not cause any form of allergic reaction to the skin, during or after healing. In addition, the black pigments blend easily with the skin, to give that bold and dark look to the tattoo design.
Kuro Sumi tattoo ink
If you have sensitive and easily prone allergic reactions, opting for Kuro Sumi tattoo ink could be beneficial for you. This ink in particular is known to work wonders on sensitive skin, without causing any form of irritation as the ink is made from only natural ingredients. Also, they are good for faded dark shades. The above image is an example of the same. We can see the image of a wolf, drawn on the forearm of the individual using this ink. Kuro Sumi ink is also known to have a high percentage of color saturation. The only downside to this ink is that it tends to dry much faster than others. Therefore the tattoo artist must handle it with care, to avoid damage to the ink.
Bloodline Tattoo Ink
Bloodline tattoo ink is known to have a very thick consistency and is the perfect example of an all-purpose ink. They are mainly used for contour tattoos and tribal tattoos. But the intense consistency of this tattoo ink allows it to be used for other designs as well. In this image, we can see the design of a clock and a rose created by tattoo artists using bloodline tattoo ink. The pitch black color and the beautiful shades made by the artist are truly amazing. Bloodline ink is also very safe to use as it has no side effects and can be used for all types of designs.
Night tattoo ink
Night tattoo ink has three main ingredients namely ethyl alcohol, sterilized water and organic pigment. It was introduced by Franco Vescovi and Jack Rudy. Unlike bloodline ink which has a thick consistency, night tattoo ink has a very thin consistency and can blend with other inks very easily. This is why it is a very popular choice among tattoo artists, who like to use various types of ink to create a design. In this image we can see the drawing of an owl, which is drawn on the man’s chest. Chest tattoos are not only very painful, they can also lead to many infections if not done correctly. Therefore, if you want to ink these types of sensitive body regions, it is important to choose the type of ink wisely, to avoid health complications.
Premium Allegory Ink
The portrait tattoo in this design was created using Allegory Premium ink. This particular brand is known for its vegan ingredients, which makes it a very safe option for many. In addition, the undiluted ink of this brand has very strong pigmentations, which allow for a smooth flow. It can be mixed with any other ink according to the tattoo design. Allegory Premium ink generates crisp lines and shades and is a great choice especially if you are looking for a detailed work of art for your tattoo. Apart from all these advantages, there is only one downside, which is that this brand has a very short expiration limit. Therefore, buying large quantities of bottles at once may not be the best idea.
Hawk tattoo ink
Hawink is a newly introduced vegan ink. Within a few years of its launch, it has managed to build a good reputation in the professional tattoo world. One of the unique selling points of this brand is that the pigmented colors of this ink are made sterile with the help of gamma rays. In the above image, we can see the design of two ravens, tattooed on the individual’s thigh using Hawink. The high water solubility of this ink makes it a popular choice among professional tattoo artists.
Intenze tattoo ink
Intenze tattoo ink is a multipurpose ink. This means that you can use this ink to create lines, shading or coloring. It is suitable for all complexions and made with vegan-friendly ingredients. The image here consists of a tiger tattoo that was drawn using this ink. Just look at the details of the tiger fur and eyes, made by the professional tattoo artist. Intenze ink also lasts for a longer period of time than other inks and has ultra-fine pigments. There is no such downside to this brand, except that it may seem watery to some artists. However, to avoid this problem, it is recommended to shake the bottle well, before finally using it for the design.
Star-Brite black tattoo ink
Star-Brite Tattoo ink might seem a little expensive at first, however, the benefits that come with it are worth the price. It is a certified ink formulated in the laboratory and flows evenly on the skin. This brand also offers a wide variety of colors for artists. In this image, the tattoo artist only used black ink to create this dinosaur tattoo. The rich coloring and detailed shading of the various physical characteristics of the dinosaurs look amazing on the forearm of the individual. The only downside to this brand is that the inks come in small bottles.
Viking black ink
Viking Ink has a very wide range of different colored inks. Dynamite black ink is the best among them. Solid fillers and light ink texture penetrate the skin easily and leave a long-lasting shadow. The image above contains one such tattoo, designed using this ink. One of the main benefits of this ink is that, unlike other inks that need to be redone frequently, to keep the tattoo looking fresh and crisp, this brand doesn’t require all that tedious effort. In fact, with just one use, it will last a long time, without the need for retouching. Therefore, if you are looking for ways to avoid the extra costs that come with tattoos, then using this ink for your design can be the perfect way to do it.
Millenium Mom Black Pearl Ink
This particular brand uses strong pigmentation in the ink to ensure it works well with all skin types. In addition, they are also great for almost all types of tattoo designs, such as coloring, shading, or fine outlines. This is a go-to brand for every tattoo artist as it delivers deep and bold results. Here we can see the drawing of a flower that was created using this ink. Another benefit of using this ink is that when exposed to oxygen it will not dry out faster than other brands. Therefore, it is the ideal choice for any tattoo artist. However, it is recommended that the bottle be shaken well before use for best results.
If you are new to the tattoo industry, you need to do extensive research on what type of ink works best for your design. This will ensure a lasting color and a smooth procedure. One thing to keep in mind is to choose the best and most reliable products, especially when used on the skin. Each skin has different needs, and it is important to recognize them and choose accordingly. That said, here are some more examples of some of the best black ink tattoo designs.
- Allegory Premium Lineing and Shading Tattoo Ink Black
- Intense Zuper black ink tattoo
- Skin candy ink tattoo
- Radiant color black ink tribal tattoo
- Stigma black ink tattoo
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