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Things To Consider Before Getting A Tattoo

beautiful-tattoo-12These days, everyone is getting a tattoo. Walk around your neighbourhood and you’ll find more people with tattoos than those who don’t. You will never know if they have a tattoo or not because it might be hidden.

If you opt to get a tattoo and it’s your first time, there are a few things to consider before going under the needle:

The Design

You might think that any design will do as long others approve of it. Now, that’s wrong thinking right there. Remember, whatever is tattooed on your skin is permanent, it will never go away, unless you go through the trouble and expense of laser tattoo removal.

When choosing a design, it’s best that you like the design yourself and are not influenced by your friends and relatives. And make sure that your tattoo has meaning to you, don’t select a random design.

Tattoo Artist

In the tattoo world there’s a saying:  “good tattoos aren’t cheap and cheap tattoos aren’t good”. You will never go wrong with a costly artist, so it is best save up before getting your tattoo. Professional tattoo artists don’t just give you a tattoo, they know the proper method inking your skin for better clarity.

Tattoo Aftercare

A fresh tattoo is similar to an open wound. When it gets contaminated, a portion or the whole tattoo can get infected. So proper wound treatment is need, but tattoo aftercare is totally different from regular wound care. The difference between regular wound care and tattoo aftercare is to prevent any thick scab from forming, and this is done by washing off all the yellow fluid called plasma that oozes out from a fresh tattoo. Also, when the oozing stops, a good tattoo aftercare lotion will keep your tattoo moist to prevent your tattoo from drying up until it totally heals.