If you have already decided that you are going to get a tattoo or if you are still not sure, here are some tips that are important to keep in mind and that can help you finish making a decision. Don’t forget that a tattoo is forever.
My first tattoo. What should I know?
If it’s your first tattoo, don’t choose a big motif, it’s better to start with something small and if you want you can enlarge it later.
If you know someone who has tattoos, talk to them and get their advice, they will be very helpful.
If your intention is to get a tattoo with the name of your current partner, think about it two, three, five or fifty times, a tattoo is forever, a relationship doesn’t have to…
When you get a tattoo the area bleeds, if you don’t like the blood, either discard the tattoo or get ready to face it.
If something within your religion forbids you to get tattooed or your beliefs indicate that you should not, think again, every time you look at the tattoo your inner self may feel betrayed.
The place where you are going to get the tattoo is very important, if you must have it hidden look for an area of your body that is covered with clothing in both summer and winter, remember the clothes you wear in both seasons and remember where not to get tattooed.
If you can wear it in sight, try to avoid the neck, head, hands and face being the first.
If you are one of those people who likes to donate blood, until no more than a year after you get the tattoo you will not be able to donate blood, do so earlier and make your choice clear.
Whoever tells you that it doesn’t hurt, lies, but if you want to think about it later and that it will be very nice after the healing period, remember that after getting a tattoo you should take some care, you can help you with these tips to take care of a newly made tattoo.
Important, the tattoo artist must use new gloves and needles, this is a vital premise since when making an injury he can transmit any illness of another client, even if this is not his intention.
Visit before tattooing the chosen place where you are going to do it, look at the facilities, observe the cleaning, meet the person who will do the tattoo. If everything’s okay, you already have a tattoo parlor.
Tattooing takes time, take something to entertain yourself while you do it, music, reading, a friend. It may take a few hours.
It is very important that you inform yourself about the after-care to be tattooed, it is one of the most important phases when a tattoo is made and the longest.
If you have put on a bandage to protect the tattooed area and it has been stuck on, remember not to pull and force the area, you can damage not only the tattoo but your skin and open a larger wound, use soapy water very carefully to remove it.
The day you go to get your tattoo, wear comfortable clothes.
Do not drink alcohol the day before or on the day chosen for tattooing, alcohol makes the blood more liquid, this will make more blood come out when tattooing and the ink will be more difficult to penetrate the skin.
The before and after of a tattoo is the most important thing at the time of deciding, you must take care of it and keep it in optimal conditions so that it does not get damaged and what is more important the skin of the tattooed area must be taken care of with great care, remember to read the tips for tattooing.
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