According to a Harris Poll, 16% of adult Americans have a tattoo, and more than 1 in 3 Americans aged 25-29 have them. Many think that having a tattoo makes them feel sexier (34%), more rebellious (29%) and more attractive (26%).
What are the impacts of increased popularity in tattooing? According to Mark Penn, author of Microtrends, organizations with tattoo bans may have to review their policies, or they risk excluding young talents.
I have seen one girl – a very pretty girl – who tattooed the name of her boyfriend on her arm. Now, assuming that this tattoo was a permanent one, what would happen if she breaks up with him? She would have to laser it off. Angelina Jolie did just that when she split with Billy Bob. In fact, according to the Harris Poll just mentioned, the top reason for regretting getting a tattoo was "because of the person's name in the tattoo".
Many youngsters believe that their relationships with their lovers would last forever. Love is blind, huh?
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