Even though we’re living in one of the most progressive eras in history, in a world that has become increasingly more open to different cultures and trends than ever before, some people still associate tattoos with certain subcultures and underground lifestyles. Tattoos have been around for thousands of years, and depending on the place and period, haven’t always been viewed negatively. A simple look back will show you that tattoos have been found across the globe throughout history and in many cases have symbolized something sacred or honorable (you can Google it).
Nowadays, for all those who see tattoos as works of art or as a way to enhance one’s beauty, there are those who still see them in a dark light; in their minds, tattoos are associated with prison life, gangs, drug use, and racist organizations among other bad things. So in case you happen to be one of those people who want to get a tattoo but are skeptical, read the following 25 Surprising Facts About Tattoos That You Probably Didn’t Know and will also enlighten you enough to make the right decision.
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