Getting tattooed feels like being licked by tiny unicorns. Or at least that’s the sarcastic reply I received when I asked my tattooist what my tattoo would feel like. As I booked my first tattoo appointment, all those years ago.
There is no single reason for why people choose blackwork or why people get blackout tattoos. A blackout tattoo can be used to coverup existing tattoos or it can be a standalone statement piece. It may even be a symbol of grief and mourning.
Now that tattoo day has finally come and you’ve got your new tattoo, it’s time to use those tattoo aftercare products you stocked up on. Here’s how you should remove the bandage your tattooist applied and how to clean your new tattoo.