You don’t have to look far in a crowd to see a tattoo today. Among people 18 to 30 years old, one person in four is inked. In the next few years, 40% of this age group likely will be. Once a guy thing, now up to 65% of those with tats are women. Thinking of a tattoo for yourself? Find out why people get them, the health risks involved, and your options if you change your mind.
Tattoos are puncture wounds filled with ink. And for some people, that can cause problems, from allergic reactions to infections and more .