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Tattoo needles deposit ink beneath the epidermis. This is deep enough that the ink won’t be immediately shed with the skin cells of the upper layers, but macrophage cells from your immune system will gradually absorb the ink and disperse it. And the UV frequencies in sunlight are energetic enough to break down the ink molecules over time, so tattoos that are always exposed – such as on the fingers or face – fade quicker than those covered by clothing. LV
Women from the Chin tribe of Myanmar weretattooed as young girls, to protect them from invaders. The practice is no longerallowed, so these tattoos are only seen on the older generation