December 1, 2019

How to Prepare Your Body & Mind for a Big Tattoo

If you are planning to get a big tattoo added to your collection or a big tattoo in general, there are some things you may need to know before your big day. Sitting for long periods of time is not for everyone and those who suffer from back problems, injuries or anxiety may need extra accommodations. This is nothing to be ashamed of, it is something to prepare for. Below is a list of helpful tips and pointers to hopefully make your day easier.

Communicate with your Tattoo Artist

A great artist will care about the entire experience, not just the final product. They will accommodate your needs to their best of there ability and not make you feel guilty.

Drink Lots of Water

Hydrating can help prevent cramps especially when you are lying still in an uncomfortable position.

Take Deep Breaths and Try To Relax!

Although it may be painful during the process, having your body tense and fidgeting will only complicate and extend the process. This will also irritate your artist. Make sure to schedule breaks to help alleviate the tension and give your mind and body a break.

Get A Good Night’s Sleep

A good night’s sleep can make a world of difference for your tattoo experience. You don’t want to be groggy and grouchy during the process. Your body will be under stress so you shouldn’t also add fatigue to that mix. Feeling fresh and ready to roll is key in ensuring the best outcome.

While you can’t eliminate the pain felt during the tattooing process you can prepare for it by following the steps we’ve outlined. By preparing your mind and body beforehand you can feel go into the process having the most positive experience possible.

Do not expect other experiences to be your experience. Speak to your artist so they may provide you with additional tips and advice.

The best part is at the end you’ll be able to enjoy your new piece of art for a lifetime!

Why Nat-A-Tat2

When you tell the story on when and how you got your tattoo, you want it to be pleasant. Tattoos are permanent and your experience will be emotionally attached forever. No matter the design you choose, at Nat-A-Tat2 we are committed to making sure your ink and skin is well cared for as your tattoo heals to ensure it looks good for years to come. Our tattoo care instructions can help you ensure an optimal tattoo healing process, and our tattoo aftercare products are all-natural, 100% USDA certified organic and vegan so you can feel confident and comfortable with what you’re putting on your skin.