A must read for all those who are planning to get a new tattoo

Your 18th birthday is one of the most important birthdays. You have finally attained legal age to get a tattoo or a body piercing. The difficult situation you now face is which one do you choose? Tattooing is a method of decorating the skin by inserting colored substances under the surface. The skin is somewhat punctured with a sharp instrument, often an electric needle. In many parts of the world, various people use tattooing and scarification to indicate social rank, or as a sign of mourning.



The aftercare of a tattoo is complex for the first couple of weeks.Most importantly, the tattoo cannot be soaked in or be exposed to water for 7-days,it cannot be exposed to the sun for 3-4 weeks, and it is detrimental that the skin is not picked or scratched in the area around the tattoo also. Also, the tattoo parlor that is chosen by a person determines the immediate aftercare instructions.

The expense for tattoos varies widely. The prices go up from there depending on the size, color, detail of the design, and area of the body it is located. One of the good things is that the person never has to pay any more than that one amount of money the whole time they have the tattoo. A person can spend as little and as much as they’d like to. Still the cost is very little to get new jeweler which never be lost or stolen.

Anyone who wants a tattoo has to have a high threshold for pain.The location of the tattoo will generally tell a person how much discomfort will be involved. Some of the body parts that cause the most discomfort for men and women are: neck, head, back and knee fronts, hands, and the wrists just to name a few, Usually the parts of the body that has more fat or muscle build up will cause the least amount of pain. this would include the stomach, buttocks, outer arm, and the calves. No matter where you get a tattoo, it will hurt, but the pain is not unbearable.

The permanence of a tattoo can be forever. Picking the right design is very important because a person could be seeing it for the rest of their life. There are ways to remove them though. It can be displaced by surgery that is painful and may cause a pocket pinch of over $1000.

Although tattoos may allow one to express themselves more, the expense, pain, permanence, and aftercare, is not worth it. In a research made by the health authorities of all over the world, the major problem concerned with it are that contaminated tattooing needles spread infectious disease, particularly hepatitis. Therefore this has become quite unpopular in recent years. Body adhesives, called skin transfers are easily removable and are now becoming more popular. So be wise and think of all of the above mentioned advantages and disadvantages of having one tattoo.