No, it doesn't. It feels to me as if someone keeps poking you over and over in the same spot. It is more irritating than painful.
I haven't experienced it yet but a friend of mine said that it was not painful at all. I think most tattoo artist nowadays use anesthetics to help their customers fight against the pain.
This greatly depends on where your tattoo is going, how much fat you have under your skin, and your tolerance to pain. I have a few tattoos and 2 were uncomfortable and that was only because of their location. If you get a tattoo on your arm, a place where there is some fat, then there is just the constant annoyance Gcrhoads64 mentioned. Now the top of the foot (unless you've got lots of fat there) is another story. The constant hitting of the bones on top of the foot can become quite uncomfortable. The sides of my wedding band were also uncomfortable. Mostly because the skin on the side of the finger is more sensitive. I wouldn't really describe any of them painful. Annoying and uncomfortable.
From my experience, yes. I hate tattoo parlors and prefer doing it myself. That noisy machine reminds me of the drill at the dentist which is filled with horrible memories. A shot, I hated getting for 8 years. Then I finally got one at my local Walgreens and now I don't mind getting shots.
In my opinion, getting a tattoo hurts more than a shot! I got a tattoo wedding band and it hurt pretty bad!!
Oh gosh yes. Imagine carving into your skin with an exacto knife, that's what a tattoo feels like. A razor blade carving into your skin and bone. You WILL break out into a cold sweat and almost pass out if it's too big. You gotta breathe, and take breaks. Anyone who says it doesn't hurt is either into pain, is an emo cutter, or they just forgot .
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