How Do You Choose The Perfect Tattoo?


We know that tattoos will be a part of your life for many years. The process of choosing the right tattoo is different from choosing the perfect color for your walls. Before you choose a tattoo, there are many things to think about.

These are the most important points to remember about any type of tattoo.

  • Sometimes, a larger tattoo can spell doom for you.
  • Another important aspect of tattoos is the color
  • The design of the tattoo
  • Style and meaning
  • Placement on your body

It’s fine if you have an idea of the tattoo you want. Here are some tips from professional tattooists to help you make a decision.

Describe Your Motivation To Get A Tattoo

First, understand why you want a tattoo. Are you looking to be like a celebrity? You must ensure that you do not get inked by anyone else. If you do, you could regret your decision.

Take Into Account The Impact On Your Professional Life

You shouldn’t lose your job to get a tattoo. You should not get tattoos on your neck, face, or hand if you are prohibited by your workplace.

Choose The Tattoo Design Carefully

You must pay attention to the design of your tattoo. You want your tattoo to express your passion and love for something so ensure you get a meaningful one. It is important to know the meaning of words before you ink them. If you still have trouble seeing the design you want, you can ask for examples of popular tattoo designs or look through our portfolio.

Consider The Location Of The Tattoo

It is crucial to place the tattoo correctly on your body. Are you going to show it daily or keep it hidden? The placement of the tattoo should be determined by the clothing you wear and the nature of your job. A tattoo on the neck, or face, can make a bad impression if you work in a corporate environment.

Select The Right Color

In choosing the right tattoo color, it is important to consider your skin color. You can choose a black or grey combination if you don’t desire a colored tattoo.

Tattoo Design

If you’re not a skilled artist, you don’t have to design your own design. You can either ask the tattooist for assistance or choose from the existing designs.

Professional Tattooists Are The Best

After you have completed the selection process, it is time to find a professional tattoo studio. You should ensure that the artist is careful with cleanliness. Unsterilized tools could pose a serious risk to your health.


This was a fun process and I hope you are happy with your final tattoo. You need to care for the ink after you get a tattoo. For further information, contact your doctor if you have any allergies or irritations to the inked skin.This post was written by J Michael Taylor. J Michael Taylor is an artist and owner of Black Amethyst Tattoo Gallery. Black Amethyst is the best amongst Tattoo shops in St Petersburg FL. They provide an art-first approach to custom tattooing in a gallery setting.