For others, I suspect the vehement dislike of tattoos is really a fear of women's skin. Be ready to answer questions about it if anyone asks, but don't be afraid to. When I was 19, I went to a studio in Cambridge with my then boyfriend and we had simple circles tattooed on the inside of our wrists. I'm impulsive and disorganised. Some of the other tattoos that were highly rated by women would also work well as minimalist tattoos: You'd date someone with tats, but will she?
Why not double up the sex appeal?
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Some women friends consider any form of body modification, from bra-wearing to eyebrow-plucking, to be a betrayal of deeply felt feminist principles. Modesty in all things was required, especially for girls, and a flash of colour on the skin was a desecration of a holy vessel made in God's image. Go for the opposite wrist if you want to show off your tat and your watch at the same time. Every one of my tattoos records an event or rite of passage. InCarberry became one of a handful of women to join the merchant navy, remaining for 17 years. Suggest a free and aspiring spirit. The most striking tattoo I've seen is a full back piece depicting a Japanese woman wearing a red, richly patterned kimono, falling open to show her breastfeeding a standing toddler.