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Getting Tattooed: What to Expect

Before you head off to the tattoo studio you may be wondering what to expect out of the experience. There are typically five steps to the tattooing procedure: 1. Stencil Application. After your tattooist has put on rubber gloves and professionally prepared the skin to be tattooed (generally by cleaning and shaving), they’ll apply your…

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Ten things you want to consider when getting tattooed:

  1. Be Drunk or on Pills. 2. Have No Idea About the Shop or the Artists. 3. Haggle Pricing. 4. Have No Idea What You Want. This, personally, is one of my biggest pet peeves. When I hear, ‘Well, I want a tattoo, but I don’t know what I want,’ it makes me want…

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