thumbs_paulie-6cThere are a few things that you should know before heading into a tattoo shop for your first tattoo. You are going to find professional artists who are ready to put fresh ink on you but you are going to need preparation. Here are a few things that will make your experience more enjoyable for you, your artist and all those who are with you in the Tattoo Shops in San Diego CA.

DO YOUR HOMEWORK

Before you choose a tattoo shop, go and check out a few in advance. Make sure the shop you choose is clean and that the artists follow proper safety procedures. They should be wearing gloves while working. They should have a way to sanitize their hands at their work stations, They should also be using clean needles for each person they work on. These are important issues to look for. In fact, they can keep you from developing an infection or disease from your tattoo.

HAVE AN IDEA OF WHAT YOU WANT

While tattoo artists love to put fresh ink on people, they love it more when you know what you want before you sit in the chair. Do not simply say, “surprise me” because they just might do that. Unfortunately, their idea of a good surprise and your idea of a good surprise may be totally different. When you have an idea of what you want, you are helping your artist provide you with the best tattoo and experience. Even a small doodle on a piece of paper will give them an idea of the direction you want to go. They are artists so they can look at a doodle and make a masterpiece out of it.

DO NOT CHANGE YOUR MIND HALFWAY THROUGH

Tattoos are permanent. They cannot be changed when you decide you no longer like the way it looks. Before you sit down for your tattoo make sure you want it. Before the artist makes one mark on your body, make sure you want that particular tattoo or color. They are not going to be able to erase it when you decide you wanted a daisy instead of a tulip, or a skull instead of a ship.

With a little time and planning, you can have a great experience in one of the Tattoo Shops. For safety reasons you should only have tattoos in licensed Tattoo Shops.
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