1. Tattoo on your face and neck
Unless for medical reasons, a tattoo on your face and neck is not advisable. It may limit your employment choices and possibilities of career advancement.
2. Your partner’s name
It is often a bad idea to tattoo a partner’s name on your body. The relationship may end, and you will be left explaining the tattoo to future partners!
3. Choosing a symbol
Firstly, if you have to do research to find out the meaning of a symbol, there’s a good chance many other people won’t know the meaning either. Secondly, not being sure what the symbol means might result in you choosing something of a stupid or offensive meaning.
4. Soon out-of-date?
Be careful not to choose something which might soon become out-of-date or quickly seen to be old-fashioned or over-used, e.g. cartoon characters, pop culture, etc.
5. An iconic face
If the person is still alive, they will change, some more considerably than others! Another risk is that they will later be involved in some embarrassing scandal or commit a serious crime – somebody that you may not then wish to have tattooed on your arm!