03 October 2013
Body modifications are incredibly popular—so popular, in fact, that there have been reality shows devoted to tattooing. If you are thinking about getting inked, you are not alone. Before you go to a Murrieta tattoo shop, though, there are a few things you should consider. You need to make several decisions, do some research, and allow it to heal.
If you hadn’t really considered it already, a tattoo is permanent. Getting it removed can be extremely expensive and also ineffective, leaving remnants and scars of things you changed your mind about. You need to decide what you want on your body, and where you want it. This should take a lot of thought. You might want to use an important word or symbol that has some significance to you. You may want the name of someone who has passed on. Quotes and lyrics are also very popular. Whatever you decide, make sure it’s something that you would never regret, even as an elderly person. You also should consider where you want it placed, since under some circumstances you may want to conceal the image.
It takes some preparation before you decide who will do the artwork for you. Get recommendations from friends who have had positive experiences in a shop. Do some research online as well to read reviews of people who have been there. Has anyone gotten infections or received a sloppy result? Make sure the place is sanitary and professional. You should also ask to see the portfolio of your potential artist to see what he or she is capable of.