The perception of tattooing
Tattoos have been around for years and have always been a subject that causes conflicts and contradictions, whether it is in a good way or another. For example now days there are many companies that do not allow their employees to have visible tattoos. Religion and cultures play a big part of how people perceive tattoos. There is a wide variety of tattoos and colors that are used. There are jobs that are strict with the dress code.
When people have tattoos that cannot be covered with clothing then they are forced to cover them. In my company that is one of the dress code restrictions, if anyone has a tattoo or piercing other than the ears they have to cover them up with a band aid or wear clothing that cover the tattoos. On the other hand there are other jobs that do not have a problem with their employees having tattoos that are visible. They are allowed to have then and show them however and when ever they want. Society is split in half as to whether they accept them or they don’t. People now days are more open to the idea of tattoos and the reason for having them, as society learns the reasons for some to have them. There are still people that believe that having a tattoo either means that you are a bad person or that you’ve been to jail, or that people use them as a way to rebel against society. Those who think that about a person will stereotype with out knowing the real meaning of having them. Whatever the reason is for getting a tattoo be ready to get attention from it, it might be in a good way or in a bad way.
There are many different reasons why people get tattoos. In ancient times tattoos were mainly used as status symbols, amulets, and signs of religion. Now days they are mainly used as a form of expression, adornments, a way to show their individuality, or also as a declaration of love. People get tattoos with their loved ones name or a symbol that would represent them. They also get pictures of...