Tattooing on the body is not a child’s play. It’s a permanent one and removal is not easy, very expensive and painful. Tattooing itself could have some health impact. There fore due thoughts should be given before going in tattoo and also while choosing the design. Here are few tips:
Trends keep changing. So it’s better to choose designs which would be ever green. Also it should match the individual as a person. Since every design may many versions each looking completely different, it’s better to specify the exact choice.
Place of tattoo
Although tattoo is fashionable it’s not considered to be formal. It’s always better to get it done at places where it would be visible only at certain times. For example women could get it done on their back where it can be seen only wearing a swimsuit or a halter top.
It’s always better to go to tattoo artist through reference. It’s important to know before getting the tattoo done whether the artist has good communication skills and can translate the individual’s ideas into designs. Its good idea to look at his previous custom work. Getting good tattoo maker is as important as getting good hair dresser. But hair grows even messed up but tattoo stays on for ever.
Hygienic place and mentally stable tattoo artist
It’s important to know if the tattoo artist is in the right frame of mind to do the job and is not under the influence of any drug or drinks. Cleanliness of the tattoo parlor is equally important. Also, it should be checked if the needles and other equipments are properly sterilized.
It’s a good idea to check with the health department to know whether the tattoo center has had any black marks. So much emphasis is made on hygiene because diseases like Hepatitis B spread through tattoo needles. Many people have faced several health complications due to lack of hygiene and unsterilized tattoo needles. They had to remove infected portion of flesh. A tattoo which would have been a beauty mark transforms itself into a monster and causes deformity.
Try it before taking it up
Its better to get the tattoo artist to use the empty needle on the area to be tattooed. This is will give idea about the pain involved. The tolerance towards pain varies from individual to individual. While some find it painful others think it’s just a burning sensation. So it makes it important to experience the pain and ensure that it can be tolerated for the number hours that would be needed to complete the tattoo.
Also, the tattoo artist charges huge sums depending on their popularity. So it’s better to arrange for stuffiest funds before getting the tattoo done.
Even after choosing the tattoo, the right design, artist and the spot, it’s better to think for one last time how much significance will the tattoo bear after a few years time. If it appears as though it would appeal, then it’s a correct decision to go in for tattoo.