Things your tattoo artist wishes you knew
While it might not be as widely accepted as getting your ears pierced — yet — more and more people are taking the plunge when it comes to getting a tattoo. It can be a hugely intimidating process — tattoos are forever, after all. Whether you're a seasoned pro at sitting through the pain, or you're thinking about getting your very first piece done, there's an undeniable excitement that comes when you first sit down in the chair.
I've spent countless hours in that very spot — so many, that I've honestly lost count. Get a big enough piece done, and you might be spending days with your artist. That all got me thinking: what do tattoo artists really wish you knew the minute you walked through their door?