Stomach tattoos for women actually offer a ton of benefits, all of which are aesthetic in nature. This is a great spot for tattoos if you’re looking to cover any scars or stretch marks, and because it’s such a large area. You have a lot of options in terms of where, exactly, your tattoo goes on your abdomen. If you want to emphasize your waist, for instance, getting a tattoo on the sides of your stomach vertical along your waistline can draw attention to that area. You have the option for getting a full stomach tattoos. A small one on your lower stomach near your hips, along your waistline, on your upper abdomen under your boobs. The possibilities are huge with this area for tattooing.
One of the best parts of getting a stomach tattoo, regardless of the size, is that you can easily hide them if you need to. You’re almost always going to be wearing a top of some kind, and especially at work, it’s likely not going to be a crop top, so you only show off your ink when you want to. They’re especially great tattoos for summer, because you get to showcase them with crop tops and bikinis all season long.
POTENTIAL CONS OF STOMACH TATTOOS
The downsides with stomach tattoos for women are circumstantial, and are pretty subjective as well. As with any tattoo, depending on the size and complexity of the design you have in mind, it would be a costly work of art. This is only really a downside if you’re looking for a cheap tattoo. Which is never good outlook going into getting a custom work of art, or any tattoo, for that matter. You get what you pay for, and if you want something high quality that you’re going to love for the long term. Especially if it’s a big piece, expect to pay the equivalent price. Make sure you’ve thought about if you really want a tattoo or not.
Another potential, but not guaranteed, downside to stomach tattoos for women have to do with pregnancy. How your body will grow and adjust to a growing baby is impossible to predict. You could gain weight slowly as your pregnancy goes on, or you could gain a ton all at once with a rapidly expanding stomach. The downside comes into play with the rapid expansion. If you have a stomach tattoo when this happen, there’s a chance that your ink could stretch. Now even if this does happen, your tattoo could go back to normal as your skin does. But there is a small chance that it could take on some stretch marks and be slightly warped when all is said and done.
If you are planning getting pregnant, depending on where, exactly, you want to get your stomach tattoo. It might be better to wait to get your ink. Areas of potential concern would include the central area of the stomach. Around the belly button, and the sides of the abdomen. Anywhere that stretch marks would appear naturally during the course of pregnancy. Again, it’s not guaranteed that your tattoos will be affected by pregnancy, but there is a chance that they could be, so keep that in mind when you’re planning your stomach tattoos.*