Things No One Tells You About Getting Your First Tattoo

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So you’ve wanted to take the plunge and get your first tattoo for a while now, but something is holding you back. What if it hurts? What if I don’t like the way it turns out? Getting tatted is a big deal, but it doesn’t have to be scary. Before you get inked, be sure to do your research and find answers to all your burning questions so there are no surprises once you finally hit the parlour.

To get you started, here are 15 facts you may want to know before you go under the needle.

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Getting a tattoo could lead to a bloodborne disease

If your tattoo artist unknowingly uses contaminated or infected needles to give you some ink, you could develop a bloodborne disease like tetanus or hepatitis. Once you start researching tattoo parlours, make sure you find one that’s reputable, safe and definitely legal to prevent the contraction of any serious diseases.

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