Getting a tattoo means having dye inserted under your skin. The risks are basically minimal: • Allergic reactions. These could be due to the dye used. Reactions may occur immediately or over the years. • Infections. When you get a tattoo, your skin is basically 'cut.' If done in non-sterile conditions, you increase your risk of skin infections. During the healing … [Read more...] about What are the risks of getting a tattoo?