… that is the question!
If I’ve heard it once I’ve heard it 500 times… “numbing your skin for a tattoo is for pu$$ies”. “Tattoos should be earned”. “That’s cheating”. “I have 9 tattoos and none of them hurt”.
Let’s cut the crap! Tattoos hurt! Every single last one hurts. They go from “that pinches” to “holy mother of god I’m dying as my skin is being ground off by this butcher”. I myself get raw during each tattoo, take really long breaks, whine to the artist the entire time, and just plain hate it. So finally, I got smart and looked into numbing my skin. I started slow, I’d bring a bottle of bactine with me to an appointment and on every break I’d use it… my artist hated it… then he realized