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What to expect with your first tattoo – A Tattoo FAQ from an inked girl

carpe diem

Carpe Diem – My first tattoo

So, this is a bit off topic (well more than a bit); but I thought some of you out there would benefit from my experience with getting tattoos. I was very hesitant to get the first one and mostly due to fear of the unknown. I asked trusted friends all my tattoo-related questions before getting inked, but I thought publishing this information could help someone else who, perhaps, doesn’t have a tattooed friend to talk to.

Keep in mind I’m not:

  • A tattoo artist
  • An expert in tattooing
  • A professional in the tattoo industry

What I am:

  • A picky but loyal tattoo customer
  • A nurse
  • A blogger with 6 tattoos

With that said…..let’s get to the meat of the FAQ!

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