Tattoos are considered to be the modern day body modifications. However, they have been practiced from a very long time in many cultures in many countries. An indelible ink is used to pierce into the epidermis of the skin and change its pigment. People who love art are attracted most towards tattoos. Body art has also been a style statement for the new age teens and even for some of the grownups. The tattoos also represent different moods and emotions. It represents the characteristics of a person based on the choices of the tattoos made by the person. Some prefer fairies, butterflies, dragons and flowers and some prefer designs of ghosts, dragons, and skulls. This represents the choice of different mindsets. Getting tattoos on different parts of the body is also considered to be very trendy these days. It represents that you are modern and open to every new thing coming across. For women, it gives them a better sex appeal as per a study. So everyone is pretty keen on having at least one tattoo on their bodies.
If you want to display your sentiments towards someone, you can go for the tattoo with texts. You can get the name of the person tattooed on your body. Body art requires a lot of thoughts to be compiled to bring out the perfect shape on your body. If you do not get it right in a go, you may bear the suffering of getting it wiped and recreating again.
The choice of tattoo also suggests how religious you are. People from different religions believe to bear the holy symbols on their bodies. The holy symbols include a holy cross, a Swastik, and the star and crescent. The holy Cross represents the catholic faith whereas the Swastik represents Hindu belief and the star and crescent represents Islamic thoughts.
Numerology and astrology also play their part of game in tattoo industry. People who remain in regular contacts with numerologists and astrologists go for crafting their lucky numbers and luck star signs. The tarot card readers also influence people to go for specific requirements of tattoo designs.
If you are very fond of your parents or siblings, you may choose a design that comprises the name of your loved ones.
Though there are many predefined designs available in the design books of the tattoo artists, you are the only person to decide a design for yourself. You may suggest a design to the tattoo artist or you may guide the artist to realize the design in your mind to your body.