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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Having Second Thoughts About That Tattoo?

That tattoo seemed like such a great idea at the time. But as the years go by, maybe not so much.

Now that you’ve aged and your skin isn’t as taut and tight as it used to be, that once-edgy and thought-provoking tattoo has softened and lost its bad-to-the-bone luster. Hey, it may not even remotely be in its original location.

With this visual in your mind, does it seem odd that a trend today is for those in their 50s, 60s, and beyond are getting fresh ink? Yes, senior tattooing is becoming more popular than you’d ever believe. And from a recent report on the Today Show, famed New York tattoo artist Ami James says 55% of his clients are women.

Wondering why? It’s certainly a personal decision — one influenced by any number of reasons. Tell us yours.

Your Tattoo Speaks Volumes
What were you trying to say with the tattoo you got? And what does your tattoo say about you?

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