Tattoo Informative Essay
A tattoo is a form of body modification, where a design is made by inserting ink, dyes and pigments, either indelible or temporary, into the dermis layer of the skin to change the pigment.
The word tattoo, or tattow in the 18th century, is a loanword from the Polynesian word tatau, meaning "to write". Another meaning is from Tahitian word tatau which means ‘to mark something’.
The Oxford English Dictionary gives the etymology of tattoo as "In 18th c. tattaow, tattow.
What was the first tattoo?
The first known tattoo was a moustache, discovered on a South American mummy from 6,000 B.C. & quot; It was a cosmetic tattoo, to make his wife more attracted to him, to make him more appealing.
In the Alps, a corpse know as Oetzi, dates back about …show more content…
Health risks of tattoos
Make a tattoo requires breaking the skin barrier, tattooing carries health risks including infection and allergic reactions. Modern tattooists reduce risks by following universal precautions working with single-use items and sterilizing their equipment after each use.
Sometimes an allergic reaction is by nickel in an ink pigment.
When a blood vessel is punctured during the tattooing procedure, a bruise/hematoma may appear.
Certain colours - red or similar colours such as purple, pink, and orange - tend to cause more problems and damage compared to other colours.
The people who want to make a real tattoo, sometimes they make a temporary tattoo wich is a non-permanent image on the skin resembling a permanent tattoo, temporary tattoos can be drawn, painted or airbrushed as art of body painting.
This tattoos can let you know if you are allergic or no, it will appear some kind of rash, swelling, itching, or hives.
An allergic reaction can range from mild and annoying to sudden and life-threatening.
Its no necesary that in the first time you make a tattoo appears the allergic, it can be at the 3 or 4