Monday, January 11, 2010

Abstract Tattoos - These Hot Tattoos Are a Great Way to Express Your Originality and Creativity

Abstract tattoos are very popular these days and can make a beautiful tattoo design. However, that wasn't always the case. There was a time when getting a tattoo was taboo. Your mother wouldn't like it, your employer wouldn't like it, and unless you were overseas and in the armed forces, you had no business getting one. It meant, in essence, that you were unruly, unemployable, and not part of society. But, luckily, things have changed over the years and now many different types of people are getting abstract tattoos all over their body.

Some people will liken tattoos to an addiction. It is rare that people have just one tattoo, and once they get the one, they will quickly go get another and another. This is just one thing you need to be careful of when you get any kind of tattoo.

Abstract tattoos are a different classification of tattoos, and are somewhat different than more traditional tattoos. In the past, people would get "I Love Mom" or the logo of their branch of the armed forces, and some people would even get the odd cartoon character on their skin. Now, there are all different kinds of tattoos available.

Many people are choosing what are known as "tribal tattoos" to adorn their arms, in particular when they are doing sleeve tattoos, or tattoos that run the length of the arm. Although these are not necessarily abstract tattoos, they fall under a category that is a little more unusual for the western world. They are often based on Native American, Asian, or Pacific styles of design and are very attractive.

Although tattoos are very much in fashion today, you have to remember that they may not always be so. The tattoo you put on your arm as a teenager will still be there when you are a grandmother or grandfather, so keep that in mind when you are getting it done! No doubt that your parents will remind you of that fact for the rest of your life.

But, getting tattoos, especially abstract tattoos that are meaningful to you, is a great way to express your originality and your personality and make a statement at the same time. You may limit your clothing options or employment opportunities later in life, but if you can live with that, then you should be happy with what you have chosen. Just make sure that you get your tattoo done when you are completely sober and able to make a wise decision on what you want it to say - because it is most definitely

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