(Closed) Tattoo today…

posted 7 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Black/Navy or White
    Black/Navy : (61 votes)
    64 %
    White : (35 votes)
    36 %
  • Post # 3
    1550 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I would get it in navy. I really don’t think have a small tattoo like that on your wrist would effect a future job… EVERYONE has tattoos nowadays. I mean, my bank teller is tatted! I have seen white tattoos in person and they really don’t age well over time. A darker color looks much bette.r

    Post # 4
    3000 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I really like white tattoos, especially in very visible areas like that. Plus I feel it has more of positive significance for remembering your brother than the darkness of black or blue ink.

    Post # 6
    1828 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’ve never seen a white tattoo! But I say if you’re going to get it, get it done in dark ink. It’s imporatant and special to you- too important to hide.

    Post # 7
    4465 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I’d definitely say dark.  I’m not a fan of white tattoos.

    Post # 8
    106 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Also remember that white ink doesn’t last as long in the body and needs to be redone every few years.

    Post # 9
    1902 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    Is there a compromise? Did your brother have a favorite color perhaps? Otherwise, I think navy. I agree that white tattoos look like a scar

    Post # 11
    464 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2016 - Beck Rec center

    That is so touching good luck with your tattoo

    Post # 12
    6248 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 1900

    I’ve never seen an all-white tattoo, only shading in white. I think you should go with the dark (black/navy) tattoo, especially because you should be proud to be tattoed due to the symbolism.

    Post # 13
    4024 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    @pec1216: Plus its a friday too, the day you burried him 🙂 I say a dark color. Navy would be really pretty. White doesn’t cover very well, especially if you have olive skin. I am pretty fair skinned and you can hardly see the white in my tat. It looks more like lighter skin…

    Post # 14
    5148 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I would get navy or black.

    Most jobs nowdays, even in conservative offices, allow tasteful tattoos. I work in a children’s hospital, visible tattoos are allowed as long as they aren’t inappropriate (like nude women) or scary (like devils). And on your wrist, you can easily cover it up with a thick watch or bracelet for interviews.

    Post # 15
    3978 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    You could do a combination, lots of white but with shading in nacy

    without shading I think white tattoos look like scaring

    Post # 16
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    @kala_way: Ooh!  I like the white with shading.  Otherwise, I think you should go with navy, OP.

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