There are lots of decisions to be made if you are getting a tattoo. The design of the tattoo, the size and the location on your body are all things you must consider. Even if you have decided on a theme, size and location for your tattoo, there are dozens of designs available for most themes.
You should also decide if you want to have a permanent or a temporary tattoo, or a single or different colored tattoo. Another very important factor is the size.
If you are planning on a small tattoo, the temporaries are a great way to find out how you like the design and location.
Big tattoos require much more ink and time and effort on the tattoo artist’s side which makes them more expensive than small tattoos. Erasing a permanent tattoo means drawing a skin-colored tattoo over your original design. Imagine if you have a sleeve tattoo or a tattoo that covers your whole back. Not only will it be more expensive and time-consuming, it will also be more painful.
Small tattoos do tend to fade more over time than large tattoos. Avoid rubbing the area of skin where your tattoo is located. Follow your tattoo artist’s directions for care of your tattoo.
Small tattoos can be applied anywhere on your body. Tattoos can also be applied to the back of the neck, around the navel or anywhere you would like. Very small tattoos can be applied to the fingers. Celtic knot work may be used as a ring around the fingers. It is important to choose the right design and location because this design will be with you as long as you live. don’t select a design you may not be happy with in a few years.
For those who like tattoos, but cannot display their body art at work, multiple small tattoos can be placed in a number of areas that will be hidden by your work clothes. If you decide on several tattoos, it is wise to stay with a single theme and chose different designs that harmonize. They will still be visible, at least to you.
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