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How To Choose A Tattoo That’s Right For You

Deciding on a tattoo can be a challenging task. You are choosing a tattoo that is going to stay with you for the long run, so it’s important you choose wisely. It can be a really exciting time and choosing one that feels true to you is the single most important factor to consider when making your decision.

Whether your idea for your tattoo is really specific or you’re unsure which would be best for you, choosing an artist is crucial. They will help walk you through your design or even create a bespoke one for you based on your ideas. The can help you bring your vision to life.

Do your research

Remember, you are putting your body into the hands of someone else when you get a tattoo. Taking time to research beforehand is essential. If you can’t seem to decide on the perfect design, no worries. Tattoo artist can help you brainstorm a few designs based on what you’re after and they can also suggest some options. It’s important to take your time, gradually and thoughtfully are the best ways to proceed when selecting the right body art for you. Most tattoo shops have portfolios on social media, browsing through these are a great way to find inspiration. Here we’ve listed some of the most popular styles to get you started.

  • Traditional
  • Realism
  • Tribal
  • Japanese
  • Watercolour
  • Geometric

Give it some time

Give yourself some time to be sure you’re happy with your choices – design, placement, artist. Choosing the right tattoo artist and design takes time, so don’t rush the process. If you feel you’ve found the artist you would like to work with, book a consultation to discuss the design and get an understanding of the process with them. Your imagination is the limit so spend some time brainstorming creatively.

The most important thing is that you are happy with the finished product.

Choosing your design

Take time to plan out your tattoo, not only the content but also the context and styling behind your design choice. What is ideal for one person may not be suitable for another. Here we’ve listed a few important elements to consider when deciding on your design:

  • Size
  • Colours
  • Subject
  • Placement

You don’t have to create the design yourself, you can leave this to the tattoo artist who can create a bespoke one for you based on your ideas. If you do want to get creative, you can draw a design you would like. Ultimately, choosing each element of your tattoo carefully is about getting exactly what you want. Do your research and choose wisely.

Consult others

It can help to get a second opinion from other people as it is easy to get blinded by the excitement when planning for a tattoo. Speak to someone you can trust who will give you an honest opinion but remember how you feel should come first.

Go with what your heart desires.

Book with Us

If you are looking for experienced and trusted tattoo artist or need advice on how to look after your tattoos, speak to our team today. Second 2 None Tattoos will work with you closely to create a bespoke tattoo style that you love for any area of your body. Call us on 01709 380069 or fill in our contact form to make an enquiry.