Your Tattoo Is Moving

And not like 'emotionally moving,' Mr. Tribal Tattoo.

by Inverse Video

The whole point of a tattoo is that it stays put, but new research shows that everything from a lame tribal band tat to a lower back butterfly is on the move. After researchers bothered to check the lymph nodes of tattooed and non-tattooed cadavers, they made a disturbing discovery: People with tattoos are going to accumulate ink particles where they don’t want them.

It’s a new discovery and further research needs to be done, but the initial findings are showing a lot more mobility in tattoos than we previously thought.

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