Read These Tips Before Getting The Back Tattoos
Do you have a wish to get the Back Tattoos? If you do want to get one, this may be very helpful for you – especially for the first tattoo. As we know, having a tattoo is a common thing, especially for those who love everything about art. However, there are some things which we consider before getting a tattoo on our body parts. Yep, it is a permanent work which will exist on our skin. The one and only thing that we can do to remove it is by undergoing some treatments. So, to give you some information about the tattoos, it is better for you to consider some things which we will share with you below.
What should I prepare?
If we talk about the preparation, there are some things that you should prepare. Our back is a body part which has big area. Moreover, we can say that back is a body part which is like a farm field. Here, you may already know that there are so many people who have a lot of tattoos on their back. Yep, they must not be beginner. So, if you are going to get a back tattoo, consider these things;
- It will hurt your skin
Whether or not you are a person who can stand against something’s hurting, being tattooed will make you feel something’s uncomfortable on your skin. However, the bad thing is, you can even get passed out in the chair. As we know, blood often appears during the process of tattooing. You are not suggested to look at the work before it is done. Yep, it avoids another bad thing for those who are afraid of seeing blood. In addition, make sure that your mental is good before getting tattooed.
- Why don’t you try a small tattoo first?
If you are a tattoo virgin, it is better for you to start in small size. By having a small tattoo at your first experience, you will learn about the reaction of your body and the process of getting a tattoo itself. You don’t need to be ashamed about the size, because you can have a bigger one later one. Moreover, some tattoo artists have said that size is not everything. Here, the important things that you have to know are the tattoo which will be created should have meaning – which means memories, events, etc.
- Choose the best location
As been described before, your back is like a farm field. If you do not want to block your back with tattoos or to have a big tattoo, you have to make sure that the location is good for your back tattoo. Whether it is for lower back or upper back, the tattoo which will be applied should fit with the location. Perhaps, we can say that the direction point can affect how good your tattoo will be. You don’t want to get a tiger tattoo which is upside down, do you?
- Brainstorming session about the design
After choosing the position where you want to be tattooed, make sure that the design will fit with your soul and has a meaning. Here, you can get tattoo designs by browsing on the internet. Yep, you have to utilize the development of technology. It is globalization era, isn’t it? On the internet, you can even find some electronic magazines. Moreover, there are so many magazines which provide information about tattoos. You have to know the designs which are suitable for your shoulder alone, for the entire arm, or just form forearm.
Besides, you can have a little discussion with the tattoo artists. Here, they usually give you some advices about the design. Not only that, if you go to the tattooists who have their own styles, they will provide you a book which is like a catalogue. In common, they will show you their works.
- Do not ever ask to amateur tattoo artists
You may have seen on the internet, the memes about failed tattoos. Yep, it is because the tattoo artists who make the tattoos are not professional. Before getting a back tattoo, we suggest you to do a little research to know whether or not the tattoo artist is professional. Here, you can take a look at the works that has been created. Sometimes, tattoo artists will share their works on their social media – or blog. Besides, make sure that the tattoo artists have some style with you. If you haven’t known about this, there are so many styles of tattoos. Such as tribal, old school, realistic, writing, black shaded, etc.
- Is the spelling right?
There is a thing that you have to know if you are going to choose a writing tattoo. We have witnessed that there are so many people who misspell the writing. Here, you have to check it whether it is right or wrong. Why? Because if you misspell the words or the sentences. It can mean something other than what you think. For example, it often happens to those who choose the alphabet from Japanese, Arabic, etc.
- Don’t drink alcohol before or during the process
Alcohol may make you confident. But, it is not a good idea. If you haven’t known about this, alcohol can even thin the blood. Which means, it can make you bleed more during the process of being tattooed. Besides, the blood will make the ink become difficult to inject, and will mess up the design which has been chosen. This may seem so annoying if you are familiar with alcohol. But, we just want to say that this is for your goodness. You don’t want your tiger become a cat, right?
Is there any other information?
After being tattooed, it doesn’t mean that the process is done. Here, you have to know that you must follow the aftercare instructions. In common, the tattoo artists have some instructions which should be followed. This thing is very important because it can prevent the infection after being tattooed. The aftercare treatment which is usually done is washing, cleaning, and drying the surface of your skin. Especially for Back Tattoos, you may need a person who can help you do the treatment. In addition, feel free to ask to the tattooist about this step furthermore.