In recent years, tattoos for girls have become more prevalent in many western societies.
Historically, tattoos were associated with men, especially sailors. This was probably because it was sailors who came across many examples of tattooing in their travels.
Indeed, the origin of the the word “tattoo” comes from the Samoan word “tatau” and was first recorded by a member of Captain Cook’s crew in the 18th century. Sailors on later voyages introduced the concept of tattooing to Europe.
In many “primitive” societies, tattoos serve as rites of passage, marks of status and rank, sexual lures, and marks of fertility. Today people choose to be tattooed for artistic, cosmetic, sentimental, or religious reasons.
When thinking about tattoos, we form a mental picture of colorful pictures or designs of varying sizes on the body – sometimes in unexpected places. It is not widely known that tattooing is also used in the field of cosmetic surgery for creating “permanent makeup.” Tattooing can hide or neutralize skin discolorations or enhance eyebrows, lips, and eyes.
The current fashion of tattoos for girls and women has been given a huge boost by the very public display of what is now called “body art.” This has been heavily promoted by a growing number of celebrities, especially female singers.
Following in the footsteps of Madonna, the singer Cheryl Cole proudly exhibited a “rose tattoo”that covered all of her lower back, bottom, and upper thigh. The publicity pictures left little to the
With role models such as this, it is hardly surprising that young girls are now deciding to get tattooed, and there are now many websites to give them inspiration.
The tattoos carry some very descriptive or exotic names, some of the most popular being:
- Love Heart
- Pistol Lace
- Japanese Kanji
Apart from tattoos in “regular places” like arms, legs, and back, they can also be found in some very unusual places. But the only one we can refer to in Life Daily is on – the sole of the foot!
Are men attracted to girls with tattoos? Well, it’s really a generation thing. Since many young men also carry tattoos these days, they would probably feel strange dating a young girl who WASN’T tattooed.
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