8 Totally Cool Hand Tattoos For Men And Women

Discover some of the most awesome custom tattoos for your hands that will leave you in shock when you see them. Would you love to have one of these?

Map Tattoo

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This custom tattoo shows everybody that you have the whole world in your hands, how cool is that.

Hidden Robot Hand Tattoo

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This awesome tattoo could help try to convince others that you are really a terminator sent back from the future.

Skull Hand Tattoo

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This tattoo might not seem so cool at first but once you press your hand against your face it can make you look damn creepy and awesome.

Custom Bones Tattoo

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Why not freak people out by showing them what the bones beneath you skin really looks like.

Popeye Tattoo

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We love this one, truly imaginative and awesome.

Religious Bracelet Tattoo

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Stunning Pocket Watch Tattoo

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You will never loose the time with this tattoo on your wrist.

Face Tattoo

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This tattoo would be cool if you wanted to take a nap but needed to look like you are paying attention.

Bonus Tattoo Facts

People in America spend an estimated $1.65 billion on tattoos every year.

There are currently over 20,000 tattoo parlors in America and the popularity is continuing to grow so fast that there is a new tattoo parlor opening up somewhere every single day.

Gregory Paul McLaren is the only known person to have completely covered his body in tattoos including the inside of his, mouth, ears and manly area.

The most popular place for people to have tattoos is the lower back and wrist.

Many women use tattoos to hide their cesarean scars.

10 curiosities that you still do not know about tattoos

1. The oldest known tattoo belongs to a man from the Alps who was called “Ötzi, the Iceman”. It is believed that he lived three thousand years before Christ. He had about 60 tattoos all over his body done with dots and lines made with carbon ink. Also, because he was frozen by the ice, his body remained very well preserved.

2. The first tattoo machine was created by Samuel O’Reilly in 1891. However, what many don’t know is that it was actually invented by Edison. Some time ago, O’Reilly created the electric pen and what he did is add ink and tattoo needles.

3. In Ancient Egypt they also used tattoos to decorate their body. They used an ink made up of pine bark, bronze extract, vinegar, vitriol, leek and insect eggs.

4. Gregory Paul McLaren is the man with the most tattoos in the world. He has 99.9% of his body tattooed on him, including the inside of his eyelids, mouth, and ears. In addition, he has a record collected in the Guinness book.

5. It is believed that today there are more tattooed women than men. About 50% of women have at least one tattoo and only 40% of men have tattoos. However, it is the women who regret it the most and decide to remove it using laser techniques.

6. New Zealand is the most tattooed population in the world. It is believed that it is due to the Maori culture, which has been tattooing for centuries.

7. In the former Soviet Union, several prisoners tattooed the faces of Lenin and Stalin as a symbol of self-protection. If they were sentenced to death, the guards could not shoot them because it was considered illegal to shoot at images of national leaders.

8. Beginner tattoo artists start by practicing on various types of fruit. Oranges, grapefruits and lemons are the most used, as they have the closest texture to human skin.

9. The tattoo trade is very lucrative for some tattoo artists. Scott Campbell is one of the tattoo artists who earn the most with this trade. He charges a thousand dollars an hour and only works on weekends. In the article published on the Lamono Magazine blog, they tell us about the history of the pioneers in the world of tattooing. You can not lose this.

10. In some places in the United States, such as Oklahoma, tattoos were prohibited until 2006. However, there are still countries such as Iran, Turkey or the United Arab Emirates where they are still prohibited.

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