Tattoos are something that are for life. Okay, now there are opportunities to remove it by laser, which unfortunately does not always give so successfully, but are remnants of the motive remains. It is also very painful, laser, usually more painful than getting it there to begin with.
So, it is useful to ask whether you have the desire to live with a spider web on your neck or Reaper on your arm when you leave the kids to kindergarten. It might be cool when you're 19 and with the gang, but the question is whether there is something you want to live with for the rest of your life. Of course it is not so easy to see in that moment, when you want to get it, but you should remember that it's possible to wait with the tattoo and think it through properly, it is a very good thing to do.
Hot motives now in tattoos, is text. Personal words and thoughts, is what many people tattoo themselves with. Maybe you want to have a two word meaning, which also serve as individual words separately on each arm. Respect-freedom may be a combination of words, for example. Other words that are popular is the name of your child. Many also want their childrens portrait tattooed on their bodies.
One thing is certain and that is that tattoos are not declining in popularity, although the reasons vary. Tattoos became popular in the 80s among the broad masses. Before, with us in the west, in modern times, it was mostly criminals and sailors that had tattoos. In many cultures people tattooed themselves ritually before hunting, war and marriage. Although our Vikings tattooed themselves as well.