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Hold Fast: Traditional Sailor Tattoos

Hold Fast: Traditional Sailor Tattoos

Anchors, mermaids, skulls, daggers, cannons, and full rigged ships. You know you’ve seen your fair share of sailor tattoos. Between the cool symbolism and their classic look, lots of people have these tats that pay homage to the sea. There are many different motifs associated with sailors, and while some people just dig the way they look, for others it’s a part of an age-old culture. Whether you know what they mean or not, sailor tattoos are unavoidably very, very cool.

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What Is It About Girls with Tattoo Sleeves?

What Is It About Girls with Tattoo Sleeves?

Whether you are looking for a girlfriend or you are just looking because you can, you’ll find that there is just something irresistible about a girl with a tattoo sleeve. Maybe you are someone who adores those counterculture girls, or maybe it’s just the extra color that catches your eye. No matter what draws you to them, there are plenty of reasons that girls with tattoo sleeves are captivating!

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FAQ: What is a Tattoo?

FAQ: What is a Tattoo?

A tattoo is a permanent design that is left on the skin. Tattoos are created by injecting ink into the epidermis using an electric powered tattoo gun. The sound is similar to that of a dentist’s drill. The needle moves quickly into the skin approximately 2,000 times per minute. Every time the needle punctures the skin, it deposits a drop of ink. While the artist works on the design, he will continuously wipe the area down with antiseptic to disinfect the area.
One of the biggest areas of concern in regards to tattoos is safety. Since the skin is being punctured, the risk of infection is prevalent. Tattoo artists should always use sterile tools and proper sanitation when it comes to themselves and their customers.

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