Do you know? so many interesting things about Tattoo Facts in The World. we summarize below for you
1- Winston Churchill’s mother, Lady Randolph Churchill, had a tattoo of a snake on her wrist. They were popular for rich aristocrats during that period. She chose a snake because it could be easily covered by a bracelet.
2- U.S. President Andrew Jackson had a giant tattoo of a tomahawk that ran down the length of the inside of his thigh. No one knows exactly why.
3- Almost all U.S. corporations have some form of restrictions or policy regarding tattoos on the job.
4- As of Sept. 29th 2009, the 19 year old ban on tattooing was lifted in DeKalb, Illinois.
5- Actress Halle Berry has a tattoo of a sunflower on her rear end covering up the name of her ex, baseball player David Justice.
6- The popularity of tattooing during the latter part of the nineteenth century and first part of the twentieth century owed much to the circus sideshow.
7- People with antisocial personality disorder are more likely to have a higher number of tattoos in more visible locations, and covering a larger percentage of their bodies.
8- Ancient Egyptians used tattoos to differentiate between slaves and peasants.
9- During the late 18th century in Europe, collecting the tattooed heads of Maori people became so popular that many were murdered to meet the demand. The heads were commonly paid for in guns.
10- In the 1870s the Japanese government outlawed tattoos forcing the practice underground where it flourished.
11- 3% of Americans say having a tattoo makes them feel more athletic.
12- The record for the longest tattoo session is 43 hours and 50 minutes and was completed by the very observant and talented artist Melanie Grieveson, of Australia. The tattooed was Stephen Grady.
13- In 2005 Kimberly Smith was paid $10,000 to have Golden Palace.Com tattooed on her forehead by the casino, to help pay for her daughter’s education. The casino is noted for its outlandish promotions.
14- Thomas Edison had five dots tattooed on his left forearm, similar to the dots on dice.
15- Lip tattoos only last 1 to 5 years and need to be frequently retouched, the most common a cosmetic lip liner.
16- The second most common reason for tattoo removal is mistranslation.
17- In 2010 Channel will unveil its new line of fashionable temporary tattoos. The set of 55 tattoos sells for $75.
18- Most Tattoo machines hold between 1 and 10 needles and some ancient methods using rakes hold up to 27.
19- Anil Gupta is considered NYC’s most expensive tattoo artist at over $350 per hour.
20- In the majority of cases, the outline of a tattoo shouldn’t bleed at all, and the shading for only a few minutes.
21- As of 2006, 1 in 4 women aged 18 to 50 have at least one tattoo.
22- It is untrue that white or lighter colored inks are more painful to use.
23- A tattoo is art, only, if the person doing the tattoo is an artist and a skilled technician.
24- President James Buchanon had a tattoo of a scantily clad woman on his chest with the initials BFL (bachelor for life).
25- In 2002, 18 year old hair dresser Lee Becks was shocked to find out the tattoo he thought said, “Love, honor, and obey” actually translated to, “at the end of the day, this is an ugly boy.”
26- New York City outlawed tattoos from 1961 to 1997 because of a tattoo related outbreak of hepatitis “C”.
27- In a 2002 study a group of male high school and college students viewed pictures of models with and without tattoos, and graded them in 13 categories. The models with tattoos scored much lower in 9 of the 13 ratings.
28- Some people experience pain or a burning during sensation during an MRI because of the metallic particles in some inks.
29- The US Navy prohibited tattoos of naked women during World War II, so many future sailors had to get their tattoos reworked to include cloths.
30- The first recorded instance of death following tattooing was reported in 1837 in France. The young woman, a prostitute, was covering up another unwanted tattoo and died from the infection that followed.