Long gone is the stigma that tattoos were once associated with drunken sailors and surly inmates. It seems there are tattoo parlors on every block these days. From teens (with parental permission) to grannies, tattoos can be seen on arms, legs and everywhere in-between wherever there are people. We got some interesting data from our friends at Target Digital Marketing that supports the growth of this awesome industry. It used to be a long drawn out process but it’s evident that with enough notice, a significant load of enthusiastic fans can pretty much stop into any sizable parlor and get tattoos same day by some of their local artists at a reasonable price.
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Someone looking for an awesome, potentially life changing tattoo, has some work to do before just popping into the local tatt shop. It’s not like trying out a new hairdresser or barber and taking a chance that they’re going to give you a rad cut. Not that that doesn’t happen on occasion, but a tattoo goes with you for life and randomly choosing an artist and parlor is risky business.
Tattoos are not to be taken lightly. I mean, have fun with your choices, but do some research before you step into the local parlor and get inked up. Tattoo choices are based on emotion. For example, one of my friends owns a towing company and business is great. He decided to get a line of Fayetteville tow trucks inked up his left arm as homage to a business that has given him a wonderful lifestyle.
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What’s trending in tattoos? Like any form of art, it is an ever evolving expression of style and personality. There is no end in sight to the ways we can use tatts as body adornment.
With the warm weather, showing off our bods is natural. We want them to look as awesome as possible and putting the right tatt in the right place does that for us. Getting a permanent tattoo is not for everyone, but looking good is a must.
Tatts are so forefront these days, and there are some great practitioners and even more breathtaking designs than ever before. A lot of thought should go into something that will stay with you for the rest of your life. What is cool this year may be not hold up in a year or two – remember the barbed wire upper arm band or the “tramp stamp”? Not so cool anymore.
The shop was having some plumbing issues the other day and we called in a roto rooter guy to fix a leaky faucet. He had some beautiful art on both arms and going up the back of his neck. Continue reading “Temporary Tatts” →