Tattoos tend to be unique to the people getting them, but even the most creative minds have mood — and Instagram — boards filled with inspiration. Whether you love colorful, splashy designs or are more into minimal, dotted lines, there's nothing wrong with having a wandering eye for tattoos. The more you check out, the more ideas you'll get, the better your creation will come out.
Of course, this isn't to say you or your artist will, or should, plagiarize others' work. However, we do suggest you take a little time, peruse some Instagram feeds, and travel around the internet for a bit before you make your final decision. After all, there are endless styles to see and tons of questions to answer. Do you want script or a floral design? Black or painted colors? Realistic shadows or heavy-handed lines? Either way, we have the best artists to check out before you make your parlor appointment, ahead.
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