Color Guard SPF sunscreen

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Color Guard is a product produced and distributed by Tattoo Goo. It is one of the many products to maintain a tattoo.

One of the main reasons why healed tattoos will progressively fade is exposure to UV rays. There are currently two forms of Color Guard, one is the Color Guard STICK, the other is the Color Guard SPRAY.


COLOR GUARD STICK

The first to come out was the Color Guard stick. It is a .45oz (13g) tube that almost looks like a large tube of chap stick, it is applied to a healed tattoo by tracing over it with the ointment. It was developed for sales in not only tattoo shops, but tanning salons as well. After about two years suggestions were made for a larger, or easier form of application which was when the Color Guard Spray was developed and hit the market.



COLOR GUARD SPRAY

In the summer of 2005, Color Guard Spray made available, it is the same formula as the Color Guard Stick but was made in a 2 FL.OZ (59ml) pump bottle for easier application on larger tattoo pieces.

Both Color Guard Spray and Color Guard Sticks block 96.7% of UVA and UVB rays (30 SPF sun block). They both also contain skin moisturizers, so when applying Color Guard, it is not only protected from the sun but helps retain moisture as well.




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Color Guard Stick Ingredients

  • Octinoxate : Sunlight inhibitor key ingredient in SPF formulations
  • Oxybenzone: Vital ingredient in SPF formulations
  • Octisalate: Vital ingredient in SPF formulations
  • Zinc Oxide: Protects, soothes and heals skin; barrier to sun and other irritants

Color Guard Spray Ingredients

  • Octinoxate: Sunlight inhibitor key ingredient in SPF formulations
  • Oxybenzone: Vital ingredient in SPF formulations
  • Octisalate: Vital ingredient in SPF formulations
  • Octisalate: Vital ingredient in SPF formulations
  • Octyldodecyl Neopentantate: emollient
  • Glycerin: a humectant helps retain moisture
  • Aloe Barbadensis Gel: Penetrated moisture absorbs UV light, helps skin elasticity
  • Canadian Willowherb Extract: antiscptic and skin clearing, helps reduce redness due to inflammation
  • Cucumber Extract: Moistureizer, soothing, skin tightening, anti itch, helps refresh tired skin
  • Vitamin A: Formation and maintenance of healthy skin
  • Vitamin B: important in growth cells
  • Vitamin C: promotes healing of skin
  • Vitamin D: helps improve skin feel and firmness
  • Vitamin E: Protects and restores skin, anti oxidant skin moisturizer


Other Products

Tattoo Goo has moved on from just selling the "Goo" in a tin to several different products which include (as of April 16, 2006):

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