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It depends on a couple of things. One is where on your body are you getting a tattoo, second is how elaborate of a tattoo are you thinking about getting. Some areas of the body are more sensitive than others. And the mor elaborate the tattoo, the more it's going to hurt.


I have a total of ten tats and i just convinced my sister to get one and she is or shall i say was afraid of needles. It is not that bad, there isn't that much pain involved. Some places are going to hurt a little more than others however that is to be expected. So you probably want to take baby steps first before you get to creative. I would suggest the upper part of your arm because from all i got that area doesn't really have as much sensation. Also the noise of the tat machine is usually the scary part, but don't get caught up in the noise because then you will lose sight of what you want.


It depends on where you get it, and what kind of tattoo you get. If you are planning on going out your first time and getting your arm sleeved, then yeah it's gonna hurt. Some people say the outline hurts worse, some say the color hurts worse, suck it up if ya want ink..:) it's worth it!


If you are a female and a wimp (higly unlikely) id recommend waiting till after your monthly cycle before getting a tattoo or a piercing, i read somewhere that the skin is more sensitive before and during your period, i put it to the test, i had a tattoo during and another one after mine, i had my legs waxed during and after and guess what, it hurt a hell of a lot more during! Also think of it this way, its lots of tiny needles moving in and out of ur skin at once, course its going to hurt! no pain no gain!


A tattoo will hurt more when it comes in contact with bone and nerve endings. Outlines can hurt more, since it's only one needle rather or a small # of needles. While colouring or shading is many needles( up to 49). The outline goes into the skin deeper, causeing more pain.

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