Tattoos Are More Common Than Ever Before, But There Are Also Consequences

Decades ago, it felt like tattoos were taboo. If you had ink on your skin, then employers wouldn’t hire you. Your partner’s parents might not take you seriously if you have tattoos all over you. Now, the number of folks with skin art has increased incredibly. More than ever, American culture is embracing individuality and self-expression. If you’re considering getting a tattoo, however, there are some things that you should be aware of, including the risks. Wait until you find out what can happen to your body…

Are They For You?

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Of course, tattoos aren’t for everyone. Some people love them, and there’s no problem with that. They say that tattoos can become addicting, and once you get one, you’ll want 20 more. Someone with a tattoo on their arm might want it to become a full sleeve.

That might not even have been what they originally wanted, but the first one came out looking better than expected. Do these same people know of all the risks that come with the ink?