5 Things to Know About Watercolor Tattoos

Updated: Nov 29, 2021

5 Things to Know About Watercolor Tattoos

Watercolor tattoos are the big new thing in the tattoo industry.

There are so many different types of tattoos you could consider getting, from traditional and tribal tattoos to black and grey tattoos, cover up tattoos, portrait tattoos, realistic tattoos and Polynesian tattoos, but no type of tattoo is quite as popular right now as watercolor tattoos. Whether you’re scrolling through Pinterest or Facebook, chances are, you’ll find a picture or two of stunning watercolor tattoo; however, there are a few things you should know before you go out and get one:

#1. You need to find the right tattoo artist.

If you want a simple, traditional tattoo, finding a tattoo artist who is capable of doing a great job is easy, but when it comes to watercolor tattoos, it’s important to do your homework when finding an artist. Because watercolor tattoos are still such a new trend, artists who have experience doing them are few and far between. Doing your research on the artist and the studio is the first step toward success.

#2. They may not last as long as traditional tattoos.

There are many factors that affect the longevity of a tattoo, but the lack of lining in watercolor tattoos has led many people to believe that they will fade more quickly and blur more than traditional tattoos. However, watercolor tattoos can have a black line base, and this is recommended for a longer-lasting piece