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The Tattoo Thread • Page 58

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by Wall Of Arms, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. SeeTheLights

    Another Hopeless Soul Prestigious

    Yeah I wash with unscented soap as part of my routine, I’ve just heard you shouldn’t let water hit directly for a bit because it can sink too deep while it’s healing? Maybe I’m just thinking of soaking though with tubs
  2. jkauf

    Trusted Supporter

    Showering and washing it is okay, just don’t soak it — especially in public/natural water — for 3 weeks.
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  3. drewinseries

    Drew @AndrewNCaruso fb/kingwildlands

    So I want to start the process of getting my first tattoo, my fiance has a few and recommended her guy who I love his work based on Insta. But, I want like a drawing to see the design first (willing to pay for work for that), so I messaged him and he said he doesn't do that, but to come to the shop. How does that process normally go?
  4. drewinseries

    Drew @AndrewNCaruso fb/kingwildlands

    Yo my fiance has gone to Josh a bunch. Reached out to him for my first one (post above).
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  5. scott

    kill the switch Moderator

    typically you go in for a consultation, describe what you want & where you want it, and just kinda talk things over for 15 minutes or so. then you book an appointment to actually get the tattoo, and usually put a deposit down. you typically don't see the finished design until you go in to get the tattoo, which i know seems scary, but they'll modify it day-of based on your thoughts, they're not gonna force you to get something permanently on your body that you're not excited about so don't be afraid to speak up.
  6. drewinseries

    Drew @AndrewNCaruso fb/kingwildlands

    Awesome, yeah I think I should just go in and talk to him then. I want his interpretation of my design, if that makes sense.
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  7. sean_rugy

    often but not always Supporter

    the more you let them work their own style into a design you've created the happier they will be and the end result will be so much better because of it.
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  8. jkauf

    Trusted Supporter

  9. Argus

    Of sugar and ice I am made

    Four hours?! I have probably 22 or so hours on mine, and there's still a few little gaps.