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6 Most Painful Places to Get a Tattoo



When you get a tattoo, you are allowing your skin to be pierced repeatedly by a needle or needles. It can last anything from minutes to hours depending on how big or complicated the tattoo design is. So, no matter how you look at it, pain is inevitable. If you are thinking of getting a tattoo and don't know where to have it in case it's too painful. Here is a list of the most painful places to get a tattoo:

1. Ribs Tattoo

A rib tattoo can be one of the most painful tattoos that a person can get because it is near to the ribs bone at the same time the layer of the skin is very thin. Also that area of the body can be quite challenging for an artist to ink due to each person’s unique size, shape and natural curves.

2. Spine Tattoo

Spine tattoos are now the craze among tattoo aficionados. Quite understandably, many find exciting a tattoo running down a bare back. It is also painful tattoos that a person can get because it is near to the spinal bone at the same time the layer of the skin is very thin.

3. Tongue Tattoo

Tongue tattooing is also one of the most painful tattoos anyone can get because it takes days to heal and has become popular among the youngsters who are a bit more "artistic". The tongue is delicate and a sensitive part of body so piercing and decorating it is a difficult task to do.

4. Eyeball Tattoo

The idea of tattoos is already painful, so much more doing it on your eyeballs. Eyeball tattoos are created by a tattoo artist who injects pigment directly into the eyeball. Ophthalmologists say that eyeball tattoos for the purpose of body modification are dangerous and could lead to infection, perforation, hemorrhages or even blindness.

 5. Behind The Ears Tattoo

Tattoos behind the ear is considered one of the most painful because it is just above the skull and also, the layer of skin is very thin. This kind of tattoo is more popular among women.

6. Ankles Tattoo


Ankle tattoos are generally thought of as being any tattoo that is inked on the extreme lower calf, all the way down to the ankle bone. Those tattoos that are done higher on the leg, the bony part of the ankle are painful because of the layer of the skin is very thin.


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