These days tongue tattoos are becoming more and more popular than they have ever been. For your tongue tattoo you can choose from an almost infinite amount of designs and styles. It means you are not limited in expressing yourself. Tongue tattoos are becoming a trend setter in the world of tattoos.
Although you still need not to be familiar with tongue tattoos they are coming and probably stay here. They are covering muscle called tongue and are representing combination of other styles and designs. With tongue tattoos you can cover the entire tongue, or just a single area of the tongue. Those who already tattooed their tongues, usually they have tattooed them using a one color. The most common colors used for tongue tattoos are purple, orange, black or blue but you can always choose your favorite color.
Designs popular with tongue tattoos include spider-nets, cross and other tattoo designs which can cover part of the tongue. Stars tattoos are popular with the lower area of the tongue, near the tip. There are also tattoo designs that can be tattooed farther back on the tongue up to the middle of it. Because of the popularity of tongue tattoos even more and more designs becomes available.
Getting tongue tattoo is very similar to getting tattoo on any other part of your body. A tattoo involved needles puncturing the skin, depositing ink into the epidermis. The needles move extremely fast, breaking the skin and leaving the pigments of ink. The tongue, just like the skin, will swallow the pigments once the surface has been punctured by the needle. Once the pigments of ink are absorbed by the tongue, the color will remain there forever.
Tongue tattoos are not very painful, at least according to those who have tongue already tattooed. While tattooing the tongue the most often you will feel a tickling sensation or numbness in your mouth. Tattoo artist who is tattooing your tongue will normally use a tool to hold your tongue. If you’ve ever had a tongue piercing, you’ll know what it looks like. Once the tongue is out, the artist will begin work. Tongue tattooing does take very long, usually as long you are still and don’t move.
If you are planning to tattoo your tongue, the first step is to find tattoo artist who is experienced with doing them. As tongue tattoos are just gaining in popularity there is not a lot of tattoo artists are familiar with tongue tattoos. A tongue tattoo is a bit on the creative side – something that you just don’t see in public everyday.