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"3 Year Tattoo" in Poland?


Czarne Oczy 14 | 64  
12 May 2008 /  #1
My friend told me that when she goes to Poland there are these 3 year tattoo things..are there?!? She's kind of strange and some of her stories about Poland have been untrue so I'm reluctant to listen to most of what she has to say about the country, so someone tell me the truth!
Clara  
12 May 2008 /  #2
it is true story.

it is called henna tattoo

at the begining it looks good after 2 years starts to disapear after 3rd year there is no sign
LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
12 May 2008 /  #3
it is called henna tattoo

No - a henna tattoo is something else (they are usually done at fairgrounds and markets and last a few weeks to a few months).

You can get semi-permanent tattoos at tattoo studios in the UK, so I don't see why you wouldn't be able to get them done in Poland.
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
12 May 2008 /  #4
You can get semi-permanent tattoos at tattoo studios in the UK, so I don't see why you wouldn't be able to get them done in Poland.

I got told that there is no such thing as a semi perm tat - I looked into having one to see how I liked it before going for the real thing....good job I love the real thing!

As for Henna tats, you're lucky if they last a week...I purchased a henna set before going for the real thing...I have a very artistic friend ;-)
LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
12 May 2008 /  #5
good job I love the real thing!

Oooh, what you got?

I'd love one, but I'm a real wuss. I love the old fashioned style ones... hearts and daggers, swallows...
james0  
17 May 2008 /  #6
No henna tattoos last a matter of 1 or 2 weeks max like everyone has said. If you want a tattoo there is no point going for a 3 year thing even though i have never even heard of this! It sounds impossible because if it was done with the needle it would leave scarring even without ink.... If you are considering a tattoo think it through VERY carefully because once you start you cant stop! I started with a small tattoo and vowed it would be my only one , now i am working on a whole sleeve for my arm and half sleeve on left!
osiol 55 | 3,922  
17 May 2008 /  #7
I'd say between two weeks and six months for a henna tattoo.
LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
17 May 2008 /  #8
If you want a tattoo there is no point going for a 3 year thing even though i have never even heard of this!

I definitely read a magazine article a few years ago about a woman who had a circle of flowers around her ankle that would fade after about 2-3 years. Type "semi-permanent tattoo" into google and you find out about all the options (including semi-permanent make-up which I think is a vile idea).
giraffe27 - | 9  
19 May 2008 /  #9
I have one of those semi-permanent tattoos, i have it on my hip, i had a real one done before that on my lower back and i just wanted to see what the semi ones were like cos i wasn't sure if wanted another one for life. I had the semi one done in the UK in 2002, its now 2008 and i still have it and it is as still as good as when i had it done and is showing no signs of going anywhere soon. Good job i actually like it, if it did fade now i would get it done over with the real thing. It didn't hurt as much as the real ones but was still a similar price. Apparently the semi ones are only supposed to go through a few layers of your skin (the ones that regenerate quickly) whereas the real ones apparently go through all layers of the skin hence why they stay there forever.

Hope that helps.
LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
19 May 2008 /  #10
Hope that helps.

Sure does - I was beginning to think that I'd imagined it :)
falka - | 3  
20 May 2008 /  #11
I've heard that usually those tattoos don't fade so if you're not really sure, it's better not to try :) But if you are at the Polish seaside in the summer you can have henna tattoo for about two weeks and it's really cheap.
polishgirltx  
20 May 2008 /  #12
I had the semi one done in the UK in 2002, its now 2008 and i still have it and it is as still as good as when i had it done and is showing no signs of going anywhere soon.

that's interesting because it's usually recommended to renew even a permanent tattoo after 5 years... i've got mine done in 2002 also and i have to renew it now because it doesn't look fresh anymore...

why would you even like to get a tattoo like that CO? tattoo is a tattoo, and you want it in 100% or not...there is nothing in between... if you are not sure about it you don't get it.. i've seen one tattoo like that and after 3 years it's still there and doesn't look good at all anymore....
Somerled 5 | 93  
31 May 2008 /  #13
Screw temporary, what are real tat parlors like in Poland? I'm definately not done with tattoos but feel wary of getting one in a country I'm still learning about.

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