Fun Tattoo Facts by aihaozhe2


									Tattoos have been around since the the biblical times and have been popping up
everywhere since then. However, in todays society tattoos have become a lot more
popular and a little less taboo as they once were. Although the acceptance of tattoos is
still a little shaky and a lot of work still needs to be done in this area.

Here are a few fun tattoo facts, tips and statistics that you may or may not have

Even after your new tattoo is healed it is still susceptible to the suns rays. So be extra
careful to avoid direct sunlight and always wear an SPF of 30 or higher to protect
your tattoo.

There are at least a 100 different colors of a tattoo ink out there so you are not limited
to you colors.

As of 2006 36% of people from the age of 18 to 29 had at least one tattoo.

In 2002 a poll was conducted that 1 out of 8 people have at least one tattoo. However,
with the increasing number of young people out there getting tattoos, its sure to have
gone up since then.

In 1991, a 5,000 year-old frozen man was discovered and scientists found a total of 57
different tattoos on his well preserved body.

The tattooing machine is based on the design of the modern doorbell.

In the late 19th and early 20th century tattoos were very fashionable among the
aristocrats, which included women, to be tattooed. During this time, tattoos were very
expensive and people paid large sums for their designs. However, the cost of tattoos
were reduced and tattooing became adopted by lower class people and the tattoo soon
became trashy.

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