Tattooing has become popular among new generation as it allows to inscribe what is most favourite to us permanently on our body, like the love for your partner or dreams. However, tattooing cannot be taken lightly. Many of us do it after much reflection as it stays with us until death. At the same time, those unwilling to take this extreme risk can adhere to temporary tattoos.
There are laser treatments available to remove tattoos but with little risk. This can be completely removed only after repeated sittings. If failed, the tattoo could be reshaped to something else as a solace.
Few basic details about tattooing
How is it done?
Make sure you approach a licensed expert for this. Permanent tattooing is by injecting ink to the tissue just underneath the outer layer of your skin with a needle affixed to a handheld machine. Aftermath of tattooing, a special treatment and care has to be continued like we treat a wound on our body. Little pain is part of this art work on skin. Within one week, new layer of skin would cover the tattoo finally making the design part of our body.
If you are afraid of taking an injection, its better to reflect twice before making up your mind for this.
Tattooing for beautification
More than drawing few designs over skin, it is also used for beautification like curved eyebrows, red lips and Marilyn Manroe’s mole. Cosmetic tattooing is also gaining popularity among those who lost eyebrows due to cancer and other diseases.
Same method of tattooing in other body parts is used for eyebrow tattooing also, but with an extra thin needle for precision. Mostly, youngsters use eyebrow tattooing.
Reena Manoj, a tattoo professional says she does eyebrow tattooing for free to those lost eyebrows after chemo therapy. Reena has 20 years of expertise in this industry in and outside Kerala. Eyebrow tattooing costs Rs 5,000. Needles are used only single time and it will be handed over to the customer after use.
Design has meanings
Each symbol tattooed on body has hidden meanings. 'Semicolon' means survivor of suicide or survivor of broken life. 'Anchor' depicts stubborn during testing times. Wings and birds show freedom. Butterfly means dream catcher, change etc. Couple tattooing is also trending among lovers. Half of a tattoo design is on one partner’s body and other part is on the second partner’s body. The design is complete only whent they come together.
Never do this unprofessionally
Equipment for tattooing could be used only once to avoid the risks of reuse. Or it could be made germs free due to infectious reasons. Those with skin diseases should attempt this only after taking a test dose of the ink or trail run. It is advisable that such people consult doctors before doing it. Never do it after consuming drugs.