Deciding on whether or not to get a tattoo is something that can be very difficult. Many people who have dreamed of getting a tattoo eventually balk at the idea because they’re worried about some aspect of it.
But if you’re set on getting a wrist tattoo, you may want to think twice. Wrist tattoos, especially tribal tattoos, can look great, but it’s important to ensure that you are truly ready to get a wrist tattoo, as getting this type is a bit different than getting most others.
What’s so different about a wrist tattoo?
First, before you set your mind on any type of wrist tattoos, you should know that a wrist tattoo is one of the more painful types of tattoos to endure. Don’t let anyone tell you differently: a tattoo, no matter where it is, is going to hurt, but when you get a wrist tattoo you’ll have to go through a fair amount of pain. This is because the skin that is on your wrist is much thinner than the skin on other parts of your body. Because of this the nerves are closer to the surface, which means more pain when you’re talking about a tattoo.
Another thing to take into consideration before getting wrist tattoos is the recovery time. Because that area is one that is very exposed, it can take a number of weeks for the tattoo to fully heal, which can be frustrating if you want to get the itching over with quickly.
There are many reasons why getting wrist tattoos are a great idea, however, including the fact that they’re easy to hide. If you have a wrist tattoo, you simply have to wear a long sleeved shirt or dress and you will be able to hide it quite effectively, and even a watch can hide the tattoo as well, which makes it ideal for people who need to hide their tattoos during working hours.