More Information On Foot Tattoos

August 15, 2009 at 12:10 pm (tattoo) (, , , , , , , , , )

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Foot tattoos are becoming  very popular amongst the females. It is probably safe to say that one of the most tattooed areas on a woman’s body is probably her lower back and her foot. For some reason women seem to be gravitating towards the foot tattoos. Not only do they look extremely sexy paired with a pair of heels but there is also have some sort mystique about them. Let’s face it some places on the body just look great with a tattoo on it and the foot is certainly one of those places.

However, there is a lot that one needs to know before heading out to the tattoo parlor to get a foot tattoo. First of all not all tattoo artist will tattoo feet. Some feel its a waste because they tend to fade more and the healing time is a little longer than other places on the body. Also it is best to get a foot tattoo in the spring or summer time, because you will need to wear flip flops or some sort of sandal that will not touch the tattoo while it is healing. Another tip that most people do not think about is having your dog or pet not step on your foot. You may not realize how often it happens in everyday life but it little Fido steps on your recently tattooed foot it is going to hurt really bad. Also you need to try and avoid them scratching your foot. This can led to an infection and will leave you tattoo with a big white mark. Furthermore you should be prepared of your foot swelling, try to keep it elevated when possible. Lastly, some people report that when their tattoo is healing that every time they take a step it cracks the scab in the tattoo and can cause some discomfort.

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Be In The Right Frame Of Mind When Getting A Tattoo

August 13, 2009 at 3:46 pm (tattoo) (, , , , , , , , )

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If you do your research about tattoos you will find that a lot of people state that you need to be in the right frame of mind before you go out and get inked. Getting tattooed is a very serious thing and should never be decided on the spur of the moment, those tattoos almost always end up being a regret or a “what the heck was I thinking” tattoo. If you don’t want to fall in that category than listen up.

First and foremost you should put some serious thought into making the decision to get a tattoo. Flying by the seat of your pants when it comes to getting ink isn’t a very good idea. Tattoos need to be thought out and researched. Secondly, you need to make sure you are in the right state of mind. Getting a tattoo because you are mad at someone and want to do something to rub in their face is no reason to get a tattoo. Moreover, you need to make sure you are alcohol and drug free, those two elements do not mix well when one is getting a tattoo. They can cause you to bleed more and cause the healing process to take longer or complications to occur during the healing process. Lastly, being in the right state of mind will help you be able to cope with the pain better. When you sit down to get your body art  you should be well rested, in good health, and clear headed. It is also important not get a tattoo when you are depressed or having just experience something traumatic or life changing.

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Lady Gaga Gets New Tattoo

August 12, 2009 at 9:33 am (tattoo) (, , , , , , , , , )

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The very risque “Love Game” singer is no stranger to the tattoo gun and absolutely loves showing off her tattoos when she can. She also loves talking about and telling the stories behind her tattoos. The very popular, Lady Gaga is currently on tour in Japan and she decided to add some more ink to her every growing tattoo collection. The “Poker Face” singer that is probably best known for her crazy, over the top and very risque outfits and song lyrics got a new tattoo on the inner part of her left bicep.

Lady Gaga got this tattoo at midnight when she was in Osaka, Japan. The new tattoo reads in a scripted writing, “In the deepest hour of the night, confess to yourself that you would die if you were forbidden to write. And look deep into your heart where it spreads its roots, the answer, and ask yourself, must I write?’”

So one may wonder what this tattoo means and why she decided to get it permanently inked on her bicep. Lady Gaga, who’s real name is Stefani Germanotta, says its a quote from favorite poet Rainer Maria Rilke. By Gaga getting this new a fairly large tattoo in a fairly noticeable place for a woman it’s just proof that a beautiful woman can get a tattoo and it not take away from her beauty. More and more woman are getting riskier went it comes to getting tattoo and what they get them of. It’s kind of like all the woman in the world are flipping the bird to all those haters and nay sayers.

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Do Your Research On A Tattoo Artist

August 11, 2009 at 3:35 pm (tattoo) (, , , , , , , , , , )

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If you are a tattoo virgin and do not have a tattoo artist that you regularly go to than you should most definitely do your research on a tattoo artist. There are hundreds of tattoos artists out there but some are better than others. For instance some tattoo artists specialize in certain kinds of tattoos. Take portrait tattoos, these tattoos are very hard to do. Not just any one can draw a picture of a real live person on your skin. This kind of tattoo takes a lot of training and experience. Portrait tattoos are one of the most difficult to do and not ever tattoo artist can pull them off.

So if you have your heart set on getting a portrait tattoo do your research first and talk to your tattoo artist and see if they feel comfortable doing one. Also don’t be shy, look through their tattoo book of people they have tattooed before. Not only will this ease your mind that they are competent but it will also give you an idea of what kind of tattoo they excel at. If your tattoo artist does not feel comfortable doing a portrait tattoo then don’t be afraid to ask them to recommend someone they feel would do the job better. More than likely there will be someone in the tattoo shop that specializes in these tattoos so you won’t have to leave to comfort of your tattoo shop. If no one has experience with them in the shop simply ask for a recommendation of another artist.

Just remember when trying to find a tattoo artist you need to make sure you see pictures of their work or know someone who has been tattooed by them. There is nothing worse than getting a bad quality tattoo.

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Tattoos No Longer A Boys Club

August 10, 2009 at 1:36 pm (tattoo) (, , , , , , , , , )

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When tattoos first came about it was nearly unheard of for women to have them. Tattoos really started to thrive in the military. Sailors would dawn their bodies with tattoos to show where they had been, what part of the service they were in, and so on and so forth. However, for a women back in those times to have a tattoo they were just considered a freak. In fact the only women who had tattoos back in those times were women who where in the circus. Well years have passed and tattoos have come a very long way. Now men are not the only ones allowed to have some body art on their skin. It is safe to say that the same amount of women go out and get tattoos as men and if it’s the not the same it’s pretty close.

However, it seems that it is completely okay for a women to get a tattoo but it’s another story for a women to give a tattoo. There are quite a few women tattoo artists out there but not nearly as many as their are men. Could this be because men artist are making it difficult for them to get into the tattoo business or because less women are interested in becoming a tattoo artist? Whatever the reason is, women are still looked down upon more than men if they do have body art. Women are thought of as being these pure, innocent creatures and having a tattoo is just considered inappropriate . This is probably why more women than men have their tattoos removed and seem to have more regrets about their tattoos.

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Hurry Up And Wait

August 8, 2009 at 11:38 am (tattoo) (, , , , , , , , , )

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When someone makes up their mind to get a tattoo the first thing they want to do is rush out to the nearest tattoo parlor, studio or shop and get their desired ink. Well this sudden urge could make for a huge regret later on down the road. Tattoos are a very serious thing, and shouldn’t be taken lightly. They are in fact permanent, so if you wake up one day and say, I don’t want this thing any more there is no taking some soap and water it to and rubbing it off. This is why it is so important to think things through when it comes to a tattoo.

Believe it or not more people than you think, think about their tattoos for years sometimes. It is completely normal to go through phases when thinking about getting a tattoo. You want it, you think no I don’t want it, then you want it again. It’s best to just wait and see how your feel about something than rushing into a life long commitment and having regrets about it later on down the road. There is nothing worse than having to live with an unwanted tattoo.

So when you are thinking about getting a tattoo, whether it be your first or twentieth, give it some thought and think about it and think about it some more. Don’t just rush out and get inked every time you have the urge to. If you did this you will more than likely be covered in several tattoos that you will not like or want in a few years. Just like the old saying goes, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

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Don’t Be A Victim To Fad Tattoos

August 6, 2009 at 4:01 pm (tattoo) (, , , , , , , , , , )

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When one decides to get a tattoo is can be a hard decision, there are so many tattoo designs to pick from it is really hard to decide which one is for you and which one you fell you can live with for the rest of your life. This is why it is so very important to put a lot of thought to this decision. One of the worst things you can do is go out and get a fad tattoo. Fad tattoos are something that is really popular at the time you get them but don’t necessarily stand up to the test of time because like any fad they come and go. Since tattoos are permanent and you can’t just rub it off when you don’t want it anymore it’s best to pick a tattoo design that means something special to you and that you will never regret.

Believe it or not some people do get fad tattoos just for the sake of having them and don’t think about to repercussions later on down the road. For instance, Twilight exploded onto the bookshelves and now the big screen and it a very popular series. That doesn’t mean you should rush out a get a tattoo of Edward Cullen on your body. Unfortunately, a lot of people are doing this and in a few years when the hysteria of Twilight dies down these people will probably be asking themselves why they got these tattoos. Another big fad that is going on is people are getting tattoos of celebrities children, this is just plain ridiculous. These kids have nothing to do with you or your life so it is best to stay away from this fad.

The moral of the story is put some serious thought into your tattoo design don’t get something that is very popular now and won’t be a in a few years. It’s also wise to stay away from tattoos of celebrities. A lot of celebrities come and go and can’t last in Hollywood and you would feel really stupid if you had one of them tattooed on you.

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Green Day Talks Tattoos

August 5, 2009 at 12:24 pm (tattoo) (, , , , , , , , )

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It is very unusual for any rock band not to have at least one member in the band covered in tattoos if not all of them. Well the punk band Green Day follows that rule. All three band members have several tattoos of their own and have never had any problems showing them off or even talking about them. They love their tattoos so much that they opened up to a tattoo magazine and gave them a little insight on their favorite tattoos they have and what their next tattoo plan are.

The front man of the group Billie Joe Armstrong may surprise you when you learn what his favorite tattoo is on his body. It is actually a photo booth snapshots of him and his wife Adrienne. Of course bassist Mike Drint and drummer Tre Cool have a little more amusing stories to tell when it comes to their tattoos and their tattoo experiences. Mike for instance said that his wife got his name tattooed on the inside of her lip, talk about painful. Well Mike has declared that he will one up his wife and get her name tattooed on his eyeball, whether or not he is kidding is unknown. Now for the drummer Tre, he is not like most rock n’ rollers, he admits that he is a bit of a scaredy cat when it comes to getting tattoos, but he loves them so much that he just puts up with it. He shares that when he was in Oakland getting a tattoo of an anchor on his wrist he had to take a break and went outside and actually passed out on the sidewalk. So why does Tre endure this pain, maybe to keep up with his father who has been tattooing himself for sometime now.

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Tattoos And Pain

August 4, 2009 at 4:24 pm (tattoo) (, , , , , , , , , )

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One of the first things that comes to someones mind when thinking about getting a tattoo is the pain involved with it.Unfortunately, getting a tattoo is painful, however, some places are more painful than others. Also the amount of pain that one experience also has to do with their level of pain tolerance. Everyone on the earth has a different pain tolerance, so one person may only experience a little bit of pain and discomfort, while someone else may experience a lot of pain and discomfort. So if you can’t handle pain too well than getting a tattoo is probably not the best thing for you.

However, there are more painful places on your body to receive a tattoo. If you are hell bent and determined to get a tattoo but are concerned about the pain than you should stay away from boney areas like, like your skull, spine, ribs elbow, sternum, etc. These areas are not only more painful but you will not only have to deal with the pain, but you will have to deal with these areas vibrating, which causes another unpleasant feeling. Also other areas that tend to be painful are the fleshy areas on ones body like the like the stomach, crotch area, inner thighs, under arm, and armpit. These places seem to cause a much more sharp pain and a pinching feeling.

If you can’t handle the pain and really want a tattoo than you should stick with areas that have more muscle mass to them like your arms or the back or your calve. Also keep in mind the state of mind you are in when you get your tattoo also can help contribute to how much pain you will be in. It is important to be clear headed, well rested and not emotional unstable.

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Tattoos And Dogs

August 3, 2009 at 9:14 am (tattoo) (, , , , , , , , )

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When one even hears the words tattooing pets or tattooing your dog they automatically think animal cruelty. Why at first it may seem like something cruel to do to your beloved pet, it can also save their life and help reunite them to you. Tattooing pets has been around for quite sometime and to be perfectly honest it is not considered cruel at all. The whole purpose of tattooing dogs in particular is so they have a permanent id tag on them at all times.

It is common knowledge that collars with id tags can fall off or even be taken off so a tattoo is a more permanent solution to this problem. However, there are some advantages and disadvantages to having your dog tattooed. For starters people can alter your dogs tattoo if they find them and want to keep them. Also if you tattoo your dog on the lips or ears, sadly these tattoos can be cut away if someone wants to get rid of it. The best place to tattoo your dog would be on their stomach where their hair does not grow. The biggest advantage of tattooing your dog would be that the mark is permanent and that their is a database that keeps all information about your pet and you, so if someone finds your pet all they have to do is call one of the two tattooing databases that holds the information for dogs with tattoos.

The tattooing method for the time being seems to be the best methodfor helping you relocate your dog if they should get lost because not all places are equipped microchip scanning machine.  If you are concerned about loosing your beloved dog maybe tattooing is for you.

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