Placement of Tattoo
How Painful are the Tattoos?
Modern Ways to Remove a Tattoo
Most Common Men’s Tattoo Designs
Which Tattoos should Men Never do?
How will your Tattoo look when you get Old?
Sketches of Men’s Tattoos

People always tend to decorate their bodies somehow, and tattoos became one such tool. Beautifully designed tattoos attract attention of all generations, from teenagers to older ones.

Handsome guy with tattoos

The opinion is not always optimistic, but this is a person’s nature. The major power that drives one to get a tattoo is its beauty and it doesn’t matter if it is a picture of a flower or a scary grimace. People are more used to see tattooed men, but anyway the opinions vary.

A man with a tattoo on his back – Pisces

Older generations often disapprove this kind of self expression, based on the fact that in old times, only the prisoners used to have tattoos. But time changes and nowadays men like this kind of art and use it to underline the most attractive parts of their body or for personal reasons. They leave like a mark, a memory carrying it through their whole lives.

Tattoo with meaning on a guy’s body

Tattoos for men have been always full of symbolism, telling a story about man’s personality. Ancient warriors and headmen in power of their people, decorated their bodies with a number of different complicated pictures or tattoos, carrying memories of successful battles and social change.

Tattoo on the back of a man – Injun

Modern tattoos carry less canonic symbolism. In most cases, men decide to make such a step to show their brutality, determination, courage or romantic side of personality. But such designs don’t make tattoos less meaningful: men’s body covered with a professional and stylish designed tattoo attracts women’s attention.

Brutal man well on the body

Unconsciously, women put men with tattoos to the category who are keeping their promises and can prove the words with action. It is a good motivation and advertisement.

Tattoo on the forearm men -Hours

Men are very creative when it comes to the moment to choose the part of the body they would like to put tattoos on. The most popular places are:

  1. Neck – Boys like this spot and small pictures look especially good.

    Tattoo on his neck man – Spider

    The most popular designs are the pictures of a spider or a night bat.

    Tattoo on his neck man – tribal symbols

    Tribe motifs look especially unique.

    Tattoo on the man’s neck – bats

  1. Chest – One of the best parts to put a tattoo for men is the upper side of the chest.

    Tattoo on his chest Man – owl

    Here a quiet big design can be drawn.

    Tattoo on his chest man – boat on the beach

    Symmetrical pictures look very beautiful!

    Tattoo on his chest man – Dreamcatcher

    The choice of sketches is wide here

    Tattoo on his chest man and Lion -Dragon

    and gives you freedom of choice with no restrictions.

    Tattoo on his chest man – skeleton and skull

  1. Back – This part of the body

    Tattoo on the back of the man – the head of an elephant

    is the bestspot for huge designs,

    Tattoo on the man’s back – the Romans in the Shell

    like dragons,

    Tattoo on the back of the man – the head of the dragon

    ancient themes,

    Indian tattoo – on the back of a man

    and even a whole picture.

    Color tattoo – tiger on the back man

  1. Hands – When it comes to the hands, men prefer to do them on the forearm,

    Tattoo on the forearm men – wing feather

    especially attractive

    Tattoo sleeves in men style Dotwork

    for those who have big triceps or deltoids.

    Tattoo on forearm men – shield

    The inner side of the hand is a bit more sensitive

    Tiger tattoo on hand man

    but lettersand quotes look especially cute here.

    Raccoon tattoo on his arm man

    Hands down is the best place for ink.

    Shark tattoo – on his arm man

  1. Calves – Tribe motifs

    Polynesian tattoo on calf men

    and ancient sketches are usually put on the legs

    Tattoo on foot men – Big Ben clock in England

    and calves.

    Tattoo on the leg of the guy – the sun

    It gives a masculine look to the owner,

    Tattoo on calf men in the style of Dotwork

    plus calves are less painful than other parts of the body.

    Tattoo on the forearm men -ognenny skull

  1. Ribs – Tattoos on the ribs

    Tattoo on the edges muchiny – Biomechanics

    look absolutely fantastic

    Tattoo man on the edges – a girl

    and can be anything from lettersor quotesup to

    Tattoo on the edges of the men – the inscription

    complicated sketches and photos.

    Tattoo man on the edges – Tiger

  1. Stomach – You have to be honest with yourself.

    Tattoo on the man’s chest – heart and blue space

    In a few dozens of years your six pack will turn into a beer belly

    Tattoo on his chest man – Fire Tiger

    and your ex cool tattoo will turn into chaos under the belly.

If you decided to get a tattoo on the ribs, you should be aware that the process is going to be extremely painful and healing will last for 1-2 months. It depends on the size, complexity of the picture and physical peculiarities of your body.

Tattoos on the hand man and raccoon flyer on chest

Placement of Tattoo

Placement is one of the most important things to determine for the tattoo. The design can be unique, creative and really attractive, but if it is not scaled to the body, it won’t work out the way you want. The question is: ”Are you getting a tattoo for its design or just to fill the empty spot on your body?”. The most important thing to remember is that a tattoo should complement your body, be a part of it, and look natural.

Tattoo eagle – on his chest man

A tattooed man should look like a man whom you can’t imagine to be without a tattoo.

How Painful are the Tattoos?

The question of pain is the most common when it comes to tattoos. Sad to admit, but tattoos do hurt. The level of pain depends on the individuals and on the location of the picture. Pain threshold of every person is so different, that this question is hard to be answered. But there are parts where tattoos are less painful:

  1. Wrists and Hands
  2. Calf

    Tattoo on the leg of the guy – Biomechanics

  3. Shoulders

    Tattoo on the shoulder of boyfriend tiger

More or less handleable:

  1. Forearm

    Tattoo on forearm men in the style of Dotwork

  2. Neck

    The neck tattoo guy in the New school style

  3. Forehead

    Tattoo the symbols on his forehead guy

And now the worst parts:

  1. Soles of feet

    Tattoo on sole of foot men – world map

  2. Knee

    Tattoo on the knee of the guy – bear

  3. Breasts and Belly

    Shark tattoo on his chest man

The most painful parts are those where skin is the thinnest and needle is close to the bone. Don’t forget that alcohol is not the best way to release stress, because it widens the vessels and may lead to high blood pressure. As a result, you can start bleeding when the needle is inside. So, if you decided to put a sketch on your body, be a little bit patient. To answer the question, whether a tattoo hurts, the answer is yes and no. The feeling of a needle crashing your skin is not the most pleasant thing you ever felt, but if you definitely decided you want a tattoo, it won’t be an excuse.

Joker tattoo – on the back of a man

Modern Ways to Remove a Tattoo

The idea to get a tattoo sometimes comes unconsciously and is not well thought through. It happens, that a tattoo comes out not the way you expected it to be or the location is not the best and your boss gives you a hard time instead of a promotion. No matter what the reason, you need to remove a tattoo, the question you face is – how? Here are the modern ways to help men in such situations:

  1. Removing skin with dermatom – The majority of doctors consider this method the most effective and less harsh. The effectiveness is explained by the fact that coloring coming into the skin’s reticular layer located above the line of the oil glands and hair. Therefore while deleting the tattooed piece of skin, the skin surface saves the opportunity to regenerate.
  1. Laser – The procedure with the help of a laser usually takes from 1 month up to 12, depending on the quality of ink, the way the tattoo was placed and patient’s organism peculiarities. Every tattoo saloon offers corrections of low qualified tattoos, updating them with new equipment or even putting a totally different designin the same place. The quality depends on the professionalism. But you should be aware, that to remove such a tattoo with a laser will be impossible, as a double ink absorbs the laser’s energy with a double power which may lead to serious burns and leave a big scar.
  1. Coagulation – The picture is burned with electrodes. The procedure is performed with local anesthesia. The skin is covered with a dry layer which falls down in a week or ten days. In most of the cases, the scars are rather visible.

Many of us dream about getting a tattoo when we are young, but sometimes what fits a young boy doesn’t really look good for a mature man. There are ways to remove no longer wanted tattoos, but you should be prepared for the outcome.

Most Common Men’s Tattoo Designs

The variety of ideas for men’s tattoo are so rich, that you can spend weeks in search of your perfect tattoo. The choice of a design is very complicated and the true meaning of the picture will be open only for the owner. If you didn’t make up your mind yet which sketch to choose, you can always look through the photos in the saloons to choose one fitting exactly you. Though, there are few commonly used ideas for men’s tattoos:

  1. Arms – This designcovers a hand from the wrist up to the elbow or even the shoulder.

    Tattoo on the forearm men – Dragon

    The content can be different, but in most cases,

    Tattoo on hand man – a white tiger

    Polynesian tattoos, Japanese or fantasy. “Arms” can be of one color

    Tattoo on the forearm armor men -rytsarskie

    or many. They can combine lettersand mix few pictures.

    Tattoo on the forearm men – Dotwork

  1. Polynesian and Maori – Polynesian tattoos have their own history. Only men were allowed to wear them and only due to some occasion. In ancient times, every tattoo should be

    Tattoo Polynesian style on forearm guy

    deserved and only then it could be drawn. Nowadays there are different kinds and variations of Polynesian tattoos.

    Tattoo in the Polynesian style at the guy’s hand

    They should be differed from traditional ones.

    Symmetrical tattoo style on the back Maori men

  1. Biomechanics – It is a rather new and developing style in

    Tattoo on the chest men in the style of Biomechanics

    tattoo designs, which contain pictures of mechanical creatures imitating actions or other states.

    Tattoo on hand men in the style of Biomechanics

    Many biomechanical tattoos take pictures from comic books.

    Tattoo on calf men in the style of Biomechanics

  1. Anchor – This is the symbol of balance and shelter.

    Tattoo on the hand of the guy – Anchor

    It is a common design for sailors, who spend most of their time at sea, for people who love the sea and those who live next to it.

    Tattoo on the forearm of the guy – Anchor

    An anchor is also a symbol of early Christianity.

  1. Ship It is the symbol of hope and sailing.

    Tattoo on back men – Ship

    Many people with such tattoos have a connection between their lives and ship life. A woman and a ship are two non matchable things. A ship is often depicted as a symbol of destiny.

    Tattoo on forearm men – Ship

  1. Skull –This is one of the strongest and most popular symbols of tattoo designs. It symbolizes death, fear and the afterlife. Every culture interprets a skull in a different way.

    Skull tattoo – the guy back

    For some cultures it has a positive meaning, for the others, evil.

    Skull tattoo – on the hand man

  1. Lion – This is a well known king of animals.

    Tattoo on shoulder blade men – Leo

    A man with such a tattoo wants to show his power and leader qualities.

    Tattoo on chest men – Leo

  1. Cross – It can carry both religious context and a decorative one.

    Tattoo on chest men Cross

    Usually there are initials next to it, the letters of a person’s name who was dearest to a man.

    Tattoo on back for men Cross with wings

  1. Scorpion – It is a beautiful and exotic tattoo, done only by a few men.

    Tattoo on shoulder of guy-Scorpio

    They are usually performed in the army. If a man took part in a war, or actions the stinger is raised up, if he just served in the army, the stinger is curved down.

    Tattoo on hand for men Scorpio

  1. Letters, quotes – The letters can be written in English,

    Tattoo man on the edges – a letter

    Japanese, Chinese, Latin or other language.


    Tattoo on back guy – Characters

    Hieroglyphics used to be extremely popular and are often seen now.

    Tattoo on hand male Characters

These categories belong more to male tattoos rather than female. No matter what kind of tattoo you choose, it should be meaningful only to you.

Tattoo on the forearm of the guy in the style of Tribal

Which Tattoos should Men Never do?

There are photos and sketches not recommended for men. And not because they are not cool, just some of them look kind of strange:

  1. Superheroes -The sketches of superman

    Tattoo on the back of a man – Superheroes

    or other heroes

    Tattoo on the forearm man – Superhero

    turns men into small boys fond of childish comics.

    Tattoo on hand man – Batman comics

  1. Iconic tattoos.  If you are fond of Bob Marley

    Tattoo-on-the-mans-chest-Bob-Marley

    art or a fan of Elvis Presley,


    Tattoo on hand man – Elvis Presley

    putting the photo of a favorite star on the body means you are making a gallery, which will distract attention from your personality.

    Tattoo on hand man – singer Frank Sinatra

  1. Name of beloved woman or a wife – If your love is true, deep and sincere, you don’t have to show off.

    Tattoo on hand man – girls name Alexander

    Moreover, we all know the statistics of break ups and divorces.

    Tattoo on hand man girl’s name -Olivia

    How are you going to explain to your new passion a sign of an ex on your body? It doesn’t look cool at all.

    Tattoo on the man’s back – the name of the girl Nataliya

    Tattoo on the forearm man – girls names

How will your Tattoo look when you get Old?

The eternal question that bothers all the tattoo owners and not only. It is not going to be very pleasant to see your tattoos as messy pictures, the skin will no longer be beautiful and tense. But this change is going to happen with everybody, doesn’t matter if they have a tattoo or no.

Man with tattoo all over her body in the style of old school

On the one hand, the picture on the body can even have an advantage: to cover the flaws of skin when you get old. At least some part of your body will look younger and accurate. It is up to every man to choose to get a tattoo or not. People who judge and bring this well known argument – about the look of tattoos in 30 years don’t take into account one thing.

Colored tattoo on the male body in old age

How many times have you heard from people with tattoos complain about the others – “clean bodied”, who don’t have any? They don’t care…so why does this question bother people who don’t have a tattoo?

Tattoo on the chest men in old age

How are you going to look with a tattoo in 50-60 years? The same way as other people, just with a tattoo!

Tattoo on the male body in old age

Sketches of Men’s Tattoos:

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