Video: Chemistry of tattoos

Chemistry of tattoos (video)
Credit: The American Chemical Society

If you don't have a tattoo, you probably at least know someone who does—but what's the chemistry behind tattoos?

In this Reactions video we explore what tattoo ink is made of, why this is permanent (whether you like it or not) and other cool facts.

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