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Does Getting Tattoos Hurt? Tough Question
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If you really want to know does getting tattoos hurt? The answer is yes it hurts. If someone is going to be using a tattoo gun to puncture you with needles at a incredible speed, of course it is going to hurt. The real question should be is how much is getting a tattoo going to hurt.

That one is a hart question to answer. Everyone has different pain thresholds, so something that is painful for one person may not be painful to another. Tattoo pain is described in different ways by people that have had it done. Some say that it feels like a scratching cat on your skin, a scorching hot needle dragging across your skin, and some say that feels like having your skin ripped open.

Getting a tattoo is really psychological. It is all in your head. If you go in there thinking that it is going to hurt like hell then it probably will. If you really want to know does getting tattoos hurt then you should tell yourself that you will go through the worst pain of your life. Make yourself go through it and it won't seem so bad. Plan for the worst that way when you are under the needle it won't be near as bad as you thought.

Before I got my first one, I wanted to know, does getting tattoos hurt? And what made it worse is that I hate needles. But after that first one I was hooked. I got my first one 3 weeks before my 19th b-day and then I got my second one 3 weeks after my 19th b-day. All you have to do is get through that first one and then you'll be hooked too. I will admit though that will my first one I had to take a break because I thought I was going to get sick. But that is the past now. It seems like with every tattoo you get your pain threshold builds up. I've been tattooed 10 times and my last one took a total of 7 hours to do. The first session was 5 1/2 hours. When I got my first tattooed I never would of imagined sitting there under the tattoo gun for that long at one time. But practice makes perfect. The more you do it the more you like it. Does getting a tattoo hurt? Heck ya. Especially for that long. But let me tell you it was so worth it. It is my most favorite tattoo.

Here are some things you can do to help minimize the pain so you won't have to worry about does getting tattoos hurt.

1. Don't get tattooed when you're drunk because it thins your blood and you can bleed excessively. 2. Don't get a tattoo when you have a hangover. It will cause greater pain. 3. Getting a tattoo when you have a cold will make it worse. 4. Try numbing gel.

So all I can really say when it comes to the question of "does getting tattoos hurt" is, you'll have to find out for yourself. Nobody can tell you how much tattoo pain you can handle. But trust me it does. Getting tattoos hurt. But not as much as you might think.


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