Having a tattoo is now thoroughly mainstream-but getting it done is still scary for most regular folks. Does it hurt? Is it safe? How much does it cost? Written for the novice and aficionado alike, this book walks the reader through every step of the process: making the big decision, handling the physical event, and finally, taking proper care of your own personal work of art.

★ Expert advice from a high-profile professional

★ Includes 30 original designs, exclusive to this book

★Includes 8-page full-color insert

★ Millions of people of all ages get inked each year