By Kaila West
For anyone who has ever wanted to make a statement and really stand out from the crowd there are plenty of ways to carve out an identity from the regular block of wood that is society. Some people get fairy tattoos or Asian character tattoos, partake in extreme sports, get piercings, or even define themselves with their clothing. The options are endless, from fairy tattoos to sky diving, you too can express your creativity and make a statement.
One really popular thing to do of course is to go out and get a custom tattoo. The customizations that a person can make in the tattoo world are absolutely endless. If a person wants full body art, they can get full body art. If they want fairy tattoos, dragon tattoos, or Asian symbol tattoos it's possible. A person can get anything they want if they go to a good place with top notch artists. Of course it is very important to make sure to go to an upstanding tattoo parlor. No one wants to go into a dirty, grubby, unsanitary place to get needles stuck in their arms. There are all kinds of different health hazards that can cause people a lot of problems later on if they do not put in the work to begin with and make sure that they go to a quality location to get their body art done right.
Body art has always had a special place in both history and society. There are a wide variety of body art options that you can utilize to show others your creative abilities or what you stand for. Many choose to commemorate a special occasion or shared experience by getting matching tattoos, thereby unifying two individuals for life. Prison tattoos are a well known example of what a person may consider a shared experience worthy of inking. These tattoos can also demonstrate different tiers of leadership and show others around what the person symbolizes. Similarly, two girlfriends could get matching tattoos to symbolize a trip, adventure, or event they've helped each other through. Maybe even a tough breakup, divorce, birth, or traumatic event.
Another kind of shared experience tattoo would be the military branches. It is not at all uncommon for men and women in the armed forces to commemorate their experiences and hard work with a tattoo. Often depicting the time span of their service, what branch of the armed forces they served in, perhaps a motto of that branch of the armed forces, or maybe a combination of these things and then some. These tattoos often serve as ways to keep people connected to the place, time, and experiences surrounding their memories of the time that they served, often very difficult circumstances. It is an experience that can not really be explained to the outside world that has never been a part of it. Tattoos can be a great way for them to show what those experiences meant to all parties involved. The possibilities for tattoos, from military tattoos to fairy tattoos are truly endless. What better way to symbolize your creativity and experiences than with a tattoo?