Luke Wessman's Do's and Don'ts for Your Next Tattoo

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The Tattoo Customer is Hardly Ever Right - Some Do's and Don'ts for Your Next Tattoo

The tattoo client has changed a lot over the last 10 years or so; back in the day when tattoo shops were more mysterious, clients were aware of their own ignorance. Now, due partially to television shows like "Best Ink" and "Inkmaster", many clients have a false sense of discernment when it comes to the art and process of tattooing.

Don't get me wrong - I believe the change in variety of clientele has been great for our industry - it's exploding. People who in the past would never think of getting tattooed are regulars at their local tattoo shops and traveling far and wide to visit their favorite artists. In response to the vast emergence of new clientele, I thought I'd impart some dos and don'ts for your tattoo experience - some simple tips that come to mind.