Pain due to tattoos and while tattooing is bearable and temporary. However, the degree of pain varies from tattoos to tattoos and your capability to bear it. But, it is absolutely bearable and vanishes after some time. At the end of it all, you’d love yourself for staying put!
Remember, “Pain is Temporary, Tattoos last Forever!”
Is anaesthesia or a similar product used to the numb the area?
Not really and not necessarily. The fact that the pain is bearable and that tattoos do not hurt discards the necessity to use anaesthesia or a product likewise to numb the area. The key is to get it done from a professional tattoo artist who practices hygiene and precaution.
Can I bring my own design for tattooing?
Yes, absolutely. In fact, it will help the tattoo artist to get to know your thoughts and expectations. Also, it will help the artist to customise your design and create an absolutely original one!
Can old or undesirable tattoos be covered?
Definitely. But it all varies from tattoos to tattoos. Some designs might not fit into the criteria of a cover up. It would be best if you consult a professional tattoo artist for genuine and accurate suggestions.
How do I care for my tattoo?
The nursing period of your tattoo begins as soon as your tattoo is completed. Your tattoo artist might suggest you to keep it away from water, to avoid scratching/peeling it and to apply a cream. Ask your tattoo artist about the after care and make sure you follow it to achieve desirable results.
How long does a tattoo take to heal?
Usually, a tattoo takes up to two-three weeks to heal. A part of the healing process is wearing off of the skin. You should not interrupt the process by touching, scratching or peeling your tattoo. Let it happen naturally. However, you will have to stop worrying about your tattoo after a month when it looks just like a part of your skin and has healed fully. Remember, nursing your tattoo well will give you excellent results.
How much does a tattoo cost?
The cost/rate of a tattoo depends upon the design you choose. Other factors include the area of the skin you want your tattoo on, the tattoo artist and the complexity of your tattoo. It is best to visit the tattoo artist for an accurate quote.