Foot Tattoo

Foot Tattoo
A foot tattoo can look quite striking. There’s no question that one peeking out of a sexy shoe of a woman can be very attractive. And it just so happens that they are the most popular among women. Quite possibly for that very reason. The only thing a woman needs to decide is what she would like to see on her foot. Flowers tend to be the most popular design but there are certainly many other designs which someone can be very happy with. There could be stars or clouds, a koi fish, a dragon or just about anything the imagination can come up with. If you or your artist can draw it, then it can be tattooed onto your foot.

But before you get a foot tattoo there are a few drawbacks that you need to know about. Foot tattoos tend to be much more painful than most others because the skin is so close to bone. In fact, some tattoo artists won’t even do foot tattoos for this very reason. Also, if you grit your teeth and get the foot tattoo the initial care of it takes a bit more effort than a normal tattoo does. It’s not that big of deal but it needs to be said up front and you need to be aware of it.

Foot Tattoo
Foot tattoos can often be beautiful pieces of art. Just take a look at the cartoon sparrow in the picture. It looks real good on the top of this person’s foot, but you know that it really had to hurt. Especially with all the color shading. And another problem with a foot tattoo is that they require a lot of care. So, let’s take a quick look at what’s required to maintain a foot tattoo so that it keeps it’s color and sheen. After getting your foot tattoo make sure that you let it breathe. It’s going to need plenty of air, so either go without shoes or at the very least wear sandals. The more air you let your foot tattoo get the quicker the design will heal. The next step, keep your foot elevated while you sleep to relieve some of the swelling. It is completely normal for your foot to swell. How large it swells up depends on how much you are on your feet each day. Step number three; Your tattoo artist will recommend an antibiotic cream to apply to your foot tattoo for the first few days. And the final piece of advice. Do not under any circumstances pick at the foot tattoo. This can cause pitting or scarring so be careful. If you follow these guidelines you will have a piece of art you can enjoy a lifetime.