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Teens and Tattoos

Tattoo artist Chris Cutruff from Good Vibrations in Pottsville works on a leg tattoo color fill. The large flower design took multiple sessions to complete and satisfy the customer’s vision. “[Teens] might not like the tattoo they got when they were 15. By the time they are 30, they may regret it. It will be something [teens] have to live with for the rest of [their] lives,” Cutruff said.

Emily Maltais, Contributor

November 22, 2019

     Many teens like to express themselves with tattoos or piercings. To get a tattoo on their own teens must be 18 years old and legal adults. However, younger teens can get tattoos with a parent present, written consent, birth certificate (or ID), and custody agreement, if applicable. Even with all th...

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