These days there are more and more women and men choosing to get wrist tattoos. If you have been considering getting a wrist tattoo you should read this article first. It will help you identify some of the unique qualities good and bag of wrist tattoos and help you to know what you are getting into. Wrist tattoo are very popular and there are a lot of great possibilities with wrist tattoos however, you have to know what you are in for and plan the design ahead to overcome some of the downsides.
The Good News
So first the good news. One of the best things about wrist tattoos is they are often small size and inexpensive. They can be tattooed quickly in one or two sittings and they are great for simple designs, words and writing ideas and they are visible to show off your beautiful artwork.
When you are choosing a design and working with a professional tattoo artist or just picking some stock flash you want to pick something that is not too detailed or overly intricate. If it is either one of these things delicate, intricate or too fine it will eventually become an ink spot. Keep it simple with clean lines.
The Bad News
Well first expect that like many tattoos you are bound to have to get some touch up work done on it. The wrist gets a lot of movement so it is always going to need touch up work done. This is the case with all tattoos but areas on the body that have more movement need to get touched up more frequently.
Also plan on a bit more pain then you have experienced with your other tattoos. Pain tolerance is of course different depending on the person so keep that in mind. However, traditional and generally speaking wrist tattoos are more painful then getting tattooed on other rare as of the body. Since in this area the bone is very close to the skin there is not much cushion or padding and it tends to hurt more.
Wrist tattoos are definitely one of the most popular designs on the market right now and it seems like many people want to get wrists or even half sleeves. Many women are choosing these tattoo designs now also. If you are still considering getting a wrist tattoo be prepared for the pain and touch up and take your time to come up with a design that you love but is not to intricate and you will end up with a winning tattoo.