Getting a tattoo is not as simple as simply going to the studio, choosing the design and starting the session. Although it is something that many beginners tend to think, there are many things you should know and do before your first tattoo, that is why we have dedicated ourselves so many times to providing you with all kinds of advice and recommendations to prepare the entire process. Today, I bring you 5 tips for your first tattoo, the most basic ones that you should keep in mind if you are a first-timer.
Both this point and any of the ones that we will see on the list today, we have already discussed in depth on previous occasions, so you should already know all the things that you should keep in mind when choosing the right design for you. For example, among other things, it is recommended that you take the time necessary to choose the design that you are really looking for, not a similar one, but the one that leaves you 100% sure that you want to get a tattoo. You should also keep in mind that certain designs will look better according to your skin tone, as well as the location, where you should take into account various factors, from the type of design you chose to the size or even how it could affect you. to future. In our “Designs” section you can delve into this point.
Choosing the right tattoo artist is perhaps one of the most difficult and subjective points, even more so if it is your first tattoo and you do not have any kind of experience. Of course, first of all you will have to investigate, you can visit the studios in your city or search the web to see their portfolios with their previous works and so on. In this instance you must be demanding, because what you are buying is permanent. Even if you are a beginner, surely you have a friend or an acquaintance who has at least one tattoo, a very good idea is to ask him for help, clear up any doubts you can and listen to how his tattoo artist works. For that matter, talking directly with the different tattoo artists you visit is very important, having a good relationship with them will be essential.
There are certain things you can do beforehand that will help make your first tattoo session more enjoyable. For example, bring things that can keep you entertained, you can bring some music, perhaps some DVD to watch on television or you can talk to a friend to accompany you. As we saw a short time ago, clothing can also benefit you. According to the location of the design, the size and so on, it is advisable to wear comfortable clothes, nothing tight and something that helps you withstand either the heat or the cold, since during the session the body will regulate body temperature differently . Staying properly hydrated is also important, so pack a few bottles of water.