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8 Amazing Styles You Can Consider before Getting Inked

Do you wish to rejuvenate appearance, rebel against orthodox societal notions, highlight significant characteristic traits, and honour a deceased family member, friend, or celebrity? If yes, consider getting inked.

Now besides scheduling an appointment with a proficient artist, who assures optimal outcome under all circumstances, you must also choose a style from among varied options available. For example, tribal tattoos date back approximately thousands of years. They represent masculine attributes like aggression, authority, courage, strength, etc.


  1. Traditional

The traditional style is known for vibrant colours, bold lines, and iconic motifs like anchors, roses, stunning lady heads, etc. First-timers prefer it because you cannot go wrong with a piece in this particular genre.


  1. Neo-Traditional

Neo-traditional impressed a major segment of population. An evolution of traditional tattoos, it features chief aspects of the former like pronounced linework and bright shades. You can utilise this style to depict natural imageries.


  1. Realism

Classic realism is an intrinsic part of fine arts, but it entered into the tattooing world during late 20th century. Tattoos belonging to this category interpret varied elements of nature, and nearly anything conceivable.


  1. Colour-Changing

Even though it might sound strange, but people can monitor their entire physical wellbeing through body arts. A talented team of scientists developed tattoos, which change colour in accordance with glucose, pH, or albumin levels. This helps you detect diabetes and kidney diseases, saving you from taking continuous blood samples.

Until now, colour-changing tattoos have only been tested on pig skin under controlled conditions. Whether it will work for human beings or not is still, unfortunately, is a matter of debate. Top-notch professionals can arrive at a decision after procuring answers to questions stated below:

  • Are colour-changing tattoos visible in diverse light situations?
  • Would they be able to pinpoint most minor fluctuations in blood?
  • Do colour-changing tattoos look good in all complexions?
  • Are they considered safe and permanent?


  1. Japanese

Originated between the years 1603 and 1868, also known as Edo Period, Irezumi or Japanese tattoos was popularised by the merchant class. Celestial objects, birds, animals, and elaborate scenes of folktales are carved cautiously on spacious body parts like back, stomach, thigh, shoulder, upper arm, hip, etc.


  1. Chicano

Owing to being steeped in history of things like Pachuco culture, Mexican Revolution, and Los Angeles low-riders, Chicano style has acquired widespread recognition throughout the world. Chicano tattoos developed behind bars, or in other words, crafted by prisoners to capture what they missed about the outer world.


  1. Illustrative

The illustrative style derives inspiration from fine line calligraphy and abstract expressionism. Many artists carrying it out blend their own aesthetics and pave the way for something new. Now isn’t that great?


  1. Blackwork

Blackwork tattooing style is versatile, and you can utilise it for carving nearly everything, starting from contemporary abstract ornamental motifs, to sacred ancient geometrical patterns. Most experimentation is presently occurring right here.


If you already chose a style, start looking for a studio with a credible reputation in market. Conduct a thorough background check, seek specialised recommendations, and make sure each professional working there strictly adheres to globally acknowledged hygiene standards. Implement aftercare tips as well.

Apart from avoiding direct sun exposure, you must also not go swimming because submerging freshly etched skin in water has disadvantages. Moisturise enough using over-the-counter cream or coconut oil.