Outlining or Shading a Tattoo: Which Hurts More?

Except for in the case of simple script or symbols, tattoos generally entail two phases: outlining and shading. Whether you're considering your first tattoo, or adding to an existing design, you're likely wondering what you should be preparing for, and how much pain you can (and will have to) tolerate with both outlining and shading. The answers might influence the type of design you settle on.…