Skull Tattoo Designs- A Favorite Choice Among Youngsters
Tattoos are a kind of permanent or temporary skin modification by applying different kinds of ink into the skin. It is performed by puncturing the skin up to dermis layer with certain puncturing machine that results in change of pigment in the punctured area of skin. The custom of tattooing began in prehistoric period and is still practicing, whether for decorative use or any other. In older days, the custom of tattooing is done with sharp knife or any other stones. And the ink of plants or ashes is rubbed on such wounds to impart color. As the side effect of such practices increases, hand puncturing with more define materials are used. It reduces the skin damage to a great extend.
The tattoos are used in almost all parts of the world in various situations, for representing a particular community, a healing aid, identification of tribe, decoration item etc. It is a helpful aid for forensic pathologists in identification of a victim body. The tattoos are deeply encapsulated with the skin, and are difficult to destroy even by skin burning. It is also used in animals to reduce the effect of sunburn and is done by veterinarian. There are different kind of tattoos, it includes cosmetic tattoo, medical tattoo, religious tattoos, amateur and professional tattoo, traumatic tattoo etc.
Among the cosmetic tattoos, that are done in tattoo parlors various varieties are available. They are naturalistic tattoos, complex tattoos, simplification tattoo, dedication tattoo and abstraction tattoos. Each of them is done with specific set of criteria. One of the popular and old forms of tattoo is skull tattoos. Skull tattoo designs ranges from black and white small tattoos to full color huge tattoos. Skull tattoo designs are comprised of skulls and bones in various combinations and appearances. Some people feel awkward with the appearance, since the skull tattoo designs relates death, the end of life and decay.