Tattoos might be too mainstream for some people. After all, the pain is tolerable and temporary. One Direction’s Harry Styles is covered in them. Heck, your grandmother might have a tat of her cat.
But if you’re considering getting the more alternative stick-and-poke tattoo, think again. Stick-and-poke is a type of do-it-yourself, freestyle tattooing. Typically, a needle is stuck and poked into the skin, where a thread will drip ink to make the tattoo. Sewing needles, safety pins or home-tattooing kits are often used.
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