Tattoos have been around since the biblical times and have been popping up everywhere since then. However, in today’s society tattoos have become a lot more popular and a little less taboo as they once were. Although the approval of tattoos is still a little shaky and plenty of work still needs to be done in this field.
Here are a couple fun tattoo facts, tips and statistics that you might or may not have known.
Even after your new tattoo is treated it’s still susceptible to the sun’s rays.
There are at least a 100 different colors of a tattoo ink out there so you are not restricted to you colors.
As of 2006 36 percent of people from age 18 to 29 had at least one tattoo.
In 2002 a poll was conducted that 1 out of 8 people have at least one tattoo. However, with the increasing number of young folks out there getting tattoos, its sure to have gone up since then.
In 1991, a 5,000 year-old suspended man was discovered and scientists discovered a total of 57 distinct tattoos on his well preserved body.
The tattooing machine is based on the design of the modern doorbell.
In this time period, tattoos were very expensive and people paid large sums for their designs. However, the price of tattoos were decreased and tattooing became adopted by lower class individuals and the tattoo soon became trashy.