21 Things Girl should Know About Before Getting First Tattoo

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Before you run to your tattoo artist, and shout for a tattoo dedicated to your boyfriend, there are innumerable things that every girl must know before talking this serious step. While tattoo remains now a latest fashion, there are girls who want to make tattoo in every part they actually can. Well, if its your choice let it be for passion and fashion. Make a wise choice that you don’t regret this in future. Here are few things which every girl must remember before going for a tattoo.

1. Never go for a cheap tattoo:

Who does not wants’ to save money? Every one of us wants to do that including you and me! When you are offered for cheaper tattoo, you would probably be tempted about it. But then the sad part of this can be you will land in trouble latter. Never go for cheap tattoo, as they might not change the needle, or sometime not use a good ink.

2. Go for something small:

Have you encountered people having those large sizes of tattoos? Well, this can be your choice but as a humble question, don’t you think they look really bad? If not, you can sometime find a problem when you grow big, matured and responsible. You might sometime be scold for having too large tattoo on your body parts where you work.

3. Select The Area Before:

You should know about the area where you want to get a tattoo. Before you consult your artist, you should be prepared about the area you want to get in. If you are worried about the space, you should always choose the place which looks good and also attractive. Making a big giant tattoo on your arms does not calls for any charm.

4. Research about your artist:

You should research about your artist thoroughly. You can choose your artist a week before and also ask your friends to choose a better one. You should ask him about the cost, and also if taxes are available on his work.

5. Ask for his previous experience:

You should always ask your artist for the previous experience. He would surely have a portfolio that will help you to show his previous work. You can ask him and judge him on the portfolio which you would show.

6. Choose the proper design:

Being a girl, if you roam around with a dragon or tribal design on your hand, it wont look good. So, you should choose a good design according to the part you have choosed. You can go for symbols, small birds or any girly design.

7. Research on mantra or slogan:

Before you make a decision to go for a slogan on your hand, make sure you know about it properly. Even if you are not following the mantra, it is fine. But what you need to know is you should have done a proper research on it.

8. Choose a appropriate part if you want a slogan:

You might have encountered people writing about slogans on their hands or waist. If you are going for any proverb or common saying, you can choose any art where you want to. But when you are just writing a slogan related to god or culture, make sure you are insulting them by posing them on your legs or waist.

9. Consideration of time:

Consideration of time is very important as tattoo’s can be completely destroyed by heat. This is the reason you should always go for tattoo in winter or after rainy reason. Avoid making them during hot summer days.

10. You should know your pain tolerance:

For girl’s who have got more than two tattoos, pain is now no stranger to them. but for you, you should take care about your own self. Know about your pain tolerance and only if you think, you can bear it, move ahead.

11. Don’t go for face tattoo’s:

You should always keep your face out of tattoo. No, it does not look cool but it will make you pay alter.

12. Buy Bepanthen+:

This is nappy rash cream which every girl must buy before she goes for an appointment. It depends upon your artist whether he would apply a good cream or not. Many do apply, but some do not. So, to be on safer side buy it in advance.

13. Committed:

You should be committed with what you have decided about the design and area. If you are not sure, consult family and friends.

14. Ask about advance payment:

Many artists do take advance payment after you have confirmed the appointment. You should ask if you need to pay any advance payment or not.

15. You should ask questions:

If you feel like something is wrong, or he is not following the guide given by you, you can questions to him. Asking questions can always solve problem.

16. Speak up:

If you are unable to bear the pain, you can speak it up to him. Ask him to take a break and then continue after you feel fine.

17. Don’t go empty stomach:

You should never go empty stomach to get a tattoo. If you have not eaten anything, there are high chances to faint or experience nausea.

18. Take a friend:

Off course, you should never go alone to get a tattoo. For your encouragement and support, take a close friend with you.

19. you should tip your artist:

If you feel like he has helped you to get the best tattoo, there is no harm is giving him some extra bucks. Tipping will also help you in future reference.

20. Sometimes you might get shaved:

To prevent hair coming in and becoming a hurdle you might get shaved by your artist. Shaving is common if you have chosen the back area.

21. always follow how to care directions:

Every tattoo artist will give you the directions to take care. It would be strict for a week, and then you need not spend your money more. Always follow the care directions given by them.