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10 Important Things To Take Note Before Getting A Tattoo.

A tattoo is a form of body art done by inserting ink in the second layer of the skin.Americans are among the most tattooed people in the world and more women have tattoos than men.

Tattoos have different meaning and can either be permanent or temporary.They are also costly and require a lot of time and patience.

Before getting one you may need to consider the following:

1.Start with a small design first in order to know your pain tolerance.

2.Be sure about getting a tattoo and don't make this decision in a hurry as one may regret it with time be sure you can stand behind your choice for the rest of your life.

3.Make sure the needles your artist is using are new.

4.Be ready for some pain and talk to your artist if the pain becomes unbearable and feel free to ask for a break.

5.Find an artist who you admire his work and make sure he is licensed, put in mind you are wearing this for life.

6.Be careful about the hygiene and make sure the station is neat.

7.Avoid alcohol or any other drug before getting a tattoo because it may cause you to bleed.

8.Tattoos are expensive and the prices may vary on the design and the size of tattoo.

9.Have an idea of what you want and a general style, let it be something you admire or like.

10.Consider the timing,during summer is not the good time to get a tattoo because exposure to the sun may damage it.

11.Follow the artist's advice on aftercare routine.

~About 1/5 of people who get tattoo regret it so be sure before you decide to get one.

~The risk of a tattoo is infection and some people are also allergic to ink.

Thank you for reading..

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