tattoo regret

tattoo regret

The regret that a person has for getting one or more tattoos earlier in life, which is often accompanied by a desire to have the tattoo(s) removed.
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The rates of tattoo regret were higher among those who were younger when they had received their first tattoo.
With the tattoo business rising steadily through the '90s and into the new century, a measure of tattoo regret has grown with it.
Nearly 20% of Americans Who Have a Tattoo Regret Getting It Yes 17% No 83% Note: Based on a nationwide survey of 2,215 adults from July 14 to July 20, 2003.
Marci Zimmerman, Delete[R] - Tattoo Removal & Laser Salon's founder and principal, said, "Past research has shown that one of the most common factors preventing individuals with tattoo regret from completing removal is the length of time that it takes.