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Chinese women are no longer afraid to tattoo people

Creation date: Nov 14, 2022 1:24am     Last modified date: Nov 14, 2022 1:24am   Last visit date: Jun 9, 2024 2:48pm
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Nov 14, 2022  ( 1 post )  
Tatkuink Clothing (tatkuink)

According to the China Association of Tattoo Artists, recently only 10% of people in the country have overcome the stereotype that tattoos are associated with unhealthy things.

Now this number is up to 60%. Tattoos are tatkuink becoming more and more popular among women. And most of the customers of Chinese tattoo parlors are young women.

The art of tattooing exists in China for over a thousand years. For example, Mr. Yue Fei, a famous military man in Chinese history famously fought against the Jin army of the Southern Song Dynasty (960-1279). During a match, Yue Fei saw a commander he trusted over to the opposing side. Shocked by the betrayal, Yue Fei resigned, returning to her hometown to take care of her sick mother. However, Yue Fei's mother was not satisfied with the fact that her son — the famous general — had returned home instead of defending the country. In order for Yue Fei not to forget the words her mother told her son, she tattooed four characters on his back: "尽忠 报国", which means to be loyal to the homeland until the end. Yue Fei returned to serve in the army, winning many victories and becoming the most revered military man in Chinese history.

However, then in China tattoos were mainly painted for criminals. This is a sign to identify prisoners that they carry forever, so that this person cannot lead a normal life even after being released. The tradition of tattooing is also popular among ethnic minorities.

In the early twentieth century, tattoos for men were often associated with criminal groups. Probably because these people are very interested in yakuza tattoos related to the Japanese underworld. If we talk about women, tattoos are considered shameful. It is worth noting that until skull clothing recently there was a prejudice against people with tattoos in China. Ten years ago, in Chinese society, girls with tattoos were not welcomed, even criticized and judged.

Men with tattoos are considered mafia members, and girls with tattoos are often viewed by society as indecent, spoiled, and lead an unhealthy lifestyle. According to the China Association of Tattoo Artists, there are currently about 200,000 tattoo artists in the country. The majority of customers coming to tattoo parlors are young people under the age of 35. They get tattoos to express the youth's personality, — commented the owner of the Tattoo shop in Beijing.