A tattoo is a change in color of the skin in which you create a drawing, a picture or text in ink or some other pigment under the skin of a person.
Tattoos were Eurasian practice in Neolithic times, and even found a mummy in the second century AD
In 1991, a mummy was found inside a glacier Neolithic of the Austro-Italian Alps, with 57 tattoos on his back. This mummy is known as the Iceman or Ötzi, is the human cadaver skin oldest old found and varies according to different authors: Cate Lineberry, the Smithsonian, has calculated 5,200 years old. However, the different cultures that did the tattoo used in different ways, both as art, in the sense of creating ritual or symbolic meanings, as in ancient Egypt, as to mark or point to the criminals, who is the case of ancient Greece and Rome. Even believed that, by its position in the Iceman, the brands met a therapeutic purpose, like acupuncture. Other famous ancient mummies with tattoos were found Amunet Mummy, from the ancient Egypt, and Pazyryk mummy in Ukok plateau, showing that the practice of tattooing is as old as human history.
Etymology and terminology
Although the word probably comes from the Samoan tattoo “tatau” meaning to mark or strike twice (referring to traditional methods of applying the designs or templates), joins the Spanish through French, tatouage.1 Sailors who traveled Pacific found the Samoans, and who were fascinated by his tattoos mistakenly translated the word “tatau” as a tattoo. In Japanese, the word used for traditional designs or designs that are applied using traditional methods is “irezumi” (insert ink), while “tattoo” is used for non-Japanese designs origin.
In Spanish, Tattoo enthusiasts may refer to them as “tattoos” or use the term hispanicized “tatu”, although neither of these two is still contained in the Dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy.
– Lip: This piercing is already one of the favorites of young people and nation in the tribes of the Amazon, where women lower lip pierced in the center. It was one of the considiones marked by the tribe as a hallmark of the female population.
– Language: One of the booming spiercings, although one of the most difficult for the body to adjust. Part of the Mayan culture and is usually done in the middle of the tongue and near the tip.
– Fins: It’s the easiest piercings and was born in the Indies where it is common to find this type of facial decoration. Shortly after the hippies of the 60s and 70s copied this trend and today is one of the most widespread.
– Partition: This piercing is present in various cultures around the world and its origin goes back to prehistory. It is practiced in the thin strip of skin underneath the nasal cartilage sinking two nostrils.
– EB: It’s the most western and although it is painful to make and maintain, loc ierto is that more and more people opt for this type of poercing and is made in the outer part of the eyebrow.
– Cheeks: Born of the move of the punks who put nails. Today technology is better, but it is one of the most common.
This piercing is traditional, but what you get are many holes in the lobe and upper outer cartilage of the ear. The trasgus is increasingly in demand, and is the puercing you put in the cartilaginous protrusion at the entrance of the ear.
The Microdermal piercing is a piercing that is implanted into the skin and stays inside our body. Basically this type of piercing is a piercing entering inside our skin, leaving the tip surface projection of this piercing. Therefore, the body heals with metal inside, leaving one end to the eye.
This form of piercing is not as painful as it sounds, but it requires a much more thorough care than regular piercing. Compared with other types of implants, we can say that this is neither as risky nor as invasive.