As far as we can tell, tattoos have been around since at least the neolithic times, thanks to a mummy skin that’s been preserved over the many years. The oldest tattooed skin that’s been found dates back to between 3370 and 3100 BC. The concept is pretty old.
That also means that people have been giving tattoos for thousands of years as well. Modern day tattoo artists might not have the same challenges that tattoo artists had way back when, but they do have their challenges.
Here we have some confessions from tattoo artists about what really goes on at work. Some will stun you, but at least #5 will make you laugh.
7. They Get Bored
Some tattoo artists have shared that a lot of people come in with “original” ideas that are actually just very common ideas that they found on Pinterest. There are quite a few different things to get tattooed on a body but like anything else, certain things trend more than others.