The upper back tattoos are commonly have various size and designs. This area is very often used to paint the large design of tattoos. Upper back is the ideal area because it provides such a large flat canvas to make it possible for one to have a large tattoo design on that or some smaller designs.
Wing and ‘something’
The shoulder blade of upper back area is the popular space to get painting with some wing tattoo designs. There are some type of wing designs that you can consider to have one as your own as follow:
- Angel wing
- Bat wing
- Gargoyle wing
- Fairy wing
Upper back is also nice spot to paint such a creature with wings, some of people prefer to choose guardian angel as their design and they want it to become permanent tattoo so people can see their tattoo on upper back. Butterfly is the most popular tattoo design as the art of tattoo on the upper back.
Some Asian Upper Back Tattoos inspirations
Upper back is also suitable to paint with some Asian tattoo themes such as Chinese words, dragon, or Yang and Ying symbol. The large colorful Koi is also a better choice to place on the upper back area, additionally the fine and the elegant flowers such water lily and cherry blossom can be the best design to give a little touch of feminine. Dragon and flower designs can be painted along the upper back to lower back or arms so the design can be larger than usually.
For ones you love most
As the large area of body, upper back is very often used to commemorate one’s greatest love in his or her life. This area is very often used by people to paint such a picture tattoo of someone or something or memorial tattoo, the large design of colorful heart or large banner filled with love poem are suitable to place on upper back also. Name of someone who people love most can be represented by religious symbol such as a cross or white pigeon.
Traditional upper back tattoos designs
Traditional tattoo designs such as crossing skull and bone, Hawaiian or marine themes, pin up girls design, and even the religious theme can be the large tattoo design on the upper back. Traditional theme as tattoo design is not bad to be the further selection if you consider having the large one on your upper back.
Treatment for Upper Back Tattoos
No matter what design of tattoo you choose as your own on upper back, you must treat your tattoo as well. Upper back is very often having friction with hair and clothes, thus you should need bandage to cover your tattoo before you wear your clothes. Your tattoo artist can help you giving some detail guidelines as the aftercare treatment. Here some basic steps you can take as you treat your tattoo:
- Washing your hands before touching your new tattoo on upper back.
- Washing your tattoo carefully by using anti-bacteria soap three times a day.
- Giving the sufficient air to absorb by your tattoo as often as possible.
- Apply the anti-bacteria lotion after washing the tattoo before.
- Always change your bandage to cover the tattoo as often as possible.
When your tattoo is recovered, you still need to protect it from sunshine by using the SPF lotion. This is because the sunshine will damage your art work by diminish the color of your tattoo, even when you have applied the SPF lotion still it doesn’t much help if you don’t cover your tattoo by wearing clothes.