Tattoo artists answer 11 questions you’ve always wanted to ask them

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May 18 · 6 min read

From the most painful spots to what happens when artists make a mistake, tattoo pros answer the burning questions about their job and getting inked.

A tattoo artist working.
Tattoo artists often get a lot of questions about their job. Photo: Taxi/Getty Images

By Sophia Mitrokostas

If you’re thinking of getting your first tattoo or considering a career as an artist, some facts about the world of inking may surprise you.

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