From celebrities to college kids everybody seems to have tattoos. Some fifty years back tattoos used to be more popular among sailors or biker gangs and criminals. Now everybody is going for tatuaggi. The subject of tattoos has also changed from skull and anchors to birds and flowers to school emblems, whatever the wearer finds appropriate. But if you are going to get tatuaggi done on your body you must have enough information before you start.
For tatuaggi deep punctures is made on your skin to draw a design and it is filled with ink. First a puncture is made with a needle and then ink is injected to make the design. What makes tattoos permanent is that it goes deep into the second layer of skin which is called dermis. This layer is permanent so are the tattoos.
To go into the history of tatuaggi, a body found of a man who existed five thousand years ago bore tattoo marks all over his body. A mummified body of an Egyptian woman was found to have several dots and lines in geometrical form. These all gave evidence of existence of tatuaggi between 2160BC and 1994BC. From the history of China and Japan in 297 BC it has been found that Japanese got tattooing done for decorative purpose and sometimes they wore it as full body suit.
In the past tatuaggi was created by hand. The tattoo artist would pierce the skin with needle and then fill the pore with ink by injecting it. Though it is still practiced in some places, tattoo machines are used by most tattoo shops in recent time. Tattoo machine holds the needle and a tube. It functions electrically. The tube passes ink to the needle which goes up and down to inject ink into the design. The tubes and needles are thoroughly sterilizes before use. The art of a flawless tattoo lie with the practice of the artist. He or she should know how deep the needle should be driven to get a neat design. If the needle is not pierced deep enough, the tattoo comes out ragged. If it goes too deep it will be too painful.
The level of pain remains on the tolerance power of the client. It may hurt some people very intensely while some may just feel slight stinging and tingling sensation. Taking precaution to get it done safely is absolutely important. You must realize that when you are getting a tatuaggi done you are wounding your body just like a cut or scrape and it is prone to infection. So get your immunization shots for hepatitis and tetanus before getting it done. You must have medical care at hand if your tatuaggi becomes infected which will show in redness of the skin, prolonged bleeding, or formation of pus.
The tattoo artist will perform the whole procedure almost similar to a surgery. You must know that the artist is supposed to use disinfectant soap and sterile glove for himself. He is supposed to disinfect the tatuaggi area before starting. Once done the wound has to be cleaned with sterile cotton and bandaged. The equipments have to be sterilized each time before starting and opened in front of the customer. Even a new ink bottle has to be opened for each individual customer.
Before getting your tatuaggi browse online for information on how tattooing is done. You can also look for a suitable tattoo design online from hundreds of pictures that the tattoo sites offer.