Is it difficult to have rib tattoos?
And, yes, it will hurt, because that is part of the appeal of tattoos.
The ribs are considered one of the most painful places to have a tattoo since the skin is thin and directly over the bones.
That isn’t to say the pain isn’t bearable; it all depends on the pain tolerance.
How painful are rib tattoos?
In terms of rib tattoo pain, it is certainly higher than normal for most people as compared to other parts of the body, but not so excruciating that you can avoid having one. Always keep in mind that the pain level of rib tattoos is entirely dependent on the person receiving the tattoo!
How do you make a rib tattoo less painful?
Follow these tips before and during your tattoo consultation to relieve pain:
- Choose a tattoo artist who is certified.
- Choose a body part that isn’t as vulnerable.
- Make sure you get enough rest.
- Pressure relievers should be avoided.
- When you’re sick, don’t have a tattoo.
- Keep yourself hydrated.
- Take a bite of food.
- Avoid consuming alcoholic beverages.
How does it feel to have a tattoo?
In fact, having a tattoo feels like a stinging, burning pain accompanied by an irritating, intense vibration and the feeling that someone is dragging a needle across your skin—which is exactly what they are doing.