Thinking about getting a tattoo? Don't just dip your toe in the water; jump in pits deep with a trendy armpit tattoo. People everywhere are inking themselves up on one of the most sensitive areas of the human body that is not NSFW. It looks pretty cool, but it does make me wonder—who gets to see these?
A cowboy walked into a barber shop, sat on the barber's chair and said, "I'll have a shave and a shoe shine." The barber lathered his face and started stropping the straight razor while a very busty woman knelt down and began to shine his shoes. The cowboy said, "Young lady, you and I should go and spend some time in a hotel room." She replied, "I'm married and my husband wouldn't like that." The cowboy said, "Tell him you're working overtime and I'll pay you the difference." She said, "You tell him. He is the one shaving you."
The pictures on Instagram under the hashtag #armpittattoo are a beautiful museum of all the secret pictures people want to carry in their pits. Though some are very intriguing, it only seems worthwhile to do if you either need to desperately hide that you have a tattoo or you have a job where people are always looking there. Maybe as a professional basketball player? But check them out for yourself and decide if you'd let someone stick a needle into your tickle zone:
Tattoo by Wes. Follow him at @txwesltd see more of his work. Hold Fast Tattoo, Monday - Saturday 1-11pm, Sunday 1-8pm 2919 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75206 (214) 887-1471 www.hfdallas.tattoo #ftw #borntolose #skull @holdfasttattoos. #holdfasttattoos #holdfasttattoo #holdfastdallas #tattoo #traditional #traditionaltattoo #dallas #dallastattoo #dallastattoos #dallastattooer #dallastattooers #dallastattooartist #tats #armpittattoo
The real secret here is that armpit tattoos aren't a brand new thing. Like all trends, they're a repeat of something an older generation already covered:
But it's still cool.