Tattoo Preparation Tips

Tattoo Preparation Tips

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Eat a big meal beforehand.

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Drink a lot of water.

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Avoid alcohol the day before and the day of.

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Don't take any painkillers (blood thinners = more blood = more difficult tattoo) or illicit drugs.

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Pack snacks, a non-alcoholic drink, a phone charger, and cash for your tip.

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Wear deodorant. Don't douse yourself in perfume or cologne. You don't want the artist rushing because they can't stand the smell!

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Dress comfortably and in dark colors to avoid ink/blood stains.

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Stretch or do some light cardio beforehand; you'll be in the same position for a while.

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Stay calm. Do breathing exercises or whatever it takes to get you to a zen-like state.

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Set aside more time than you think you'll need; You don't want to rush this.