What is the least painful body part to tattoo?

What is the least painful body part to tattoo?

Here's the general consensus: The least painful places to get tattooed are those with the most fat, fewest nerve endings, and thickest skin....You may experience vibrating pain when you're getting tattooed in a very bony place, such as these areas:

  • outer wrist.
  • elbows.
  • ribs.
  • ankles.

What is the most painful area to tattoo?

Scared of tattoo pain? These are the most painful places to get a tattoo

  • Inside of upper arm/elbow. ...
  • Feet/ankles. ...
  • Inside of wrist. ...
  • Hands/fingers. ...
  • Armpit. ...
  • Outside of arm. ...
  • Side of calf. ...
  • Outer shoulder.

Do tattoos hurt more if you're muscular?

Nerves, glands, arteries, and veins are more painful to tattoo over. As well, joints or anywhere where the bone is closer to the skin is more painful. ... Areas with a bit more fat, muscle, and/or tighter skin are generally less painful.

Which hurts more muscle or fat?

The difference between fat and muscle isn't a huge deciding factor on the levels of pain. That being said some fatty areas, like around the kidneys, are particularly sore. ... I personally feel muscle hurts worse, but that might be because the skin is artificially thinner when you get to low bodyfat.

Do leg tattoos hurt more than arm?

Typically, tattoo pain factors include your respective pain tolerance, where on your body you get the tattoo, the style of tattoo, as well as the artist doing the tattooing. ... For instance, getting a foot or rib tattooed will just about always hurt more than getting your forearm or shoulder tattooed.

How bad do tattoos hurt on ARM?

Everyone expects at least some pain or discomfort when getting a tattoo. ... Pain is subjective, but you can get a feel for how much a tattoo will hurt using a tattoo pain chart. Fatty areas like the upper arms will likely hurt less than bonier parts of the body, like the hands, rib cage, or any joints.

Does shading hurt more than linework?

Color and shading simply provide more dimension than line work. Contrary to what you might expect, many people report that the shading hurts significantly less than the outlining of the tattoo. If you've already made it through your line work, pat yourself on the back.

Is back of arm tattoo painful?

Which parts of the body hurt least to tattoo? Arms and shoulders are typically less sensitive to pain and easier to access for the artist, as well as any area of the body with more fat, says Zeichner.