According to recent statistics, nearly one in four Americans has a tattoo. If you’re not one of them, and you’re feeling left out, and you want to get a tattoo, it’s time to consider your options. Let’s review this carefully. A tattoo becomes a permanent part of your image and your body. While methods of removal are available, they are expensive, painful, and ultimately won’t completely restore your skin to its original state. If you’re old enough, bold enough, and wealthy enough, here are some tips and advice on getting your first tattoo.