Bankers - where on your body do you get tattoos?

Want to get one, but also want to make absolutely sure that I can cover it up in professional situations. Specifically for female bankers, where have you gotten tattoos? Any issues or "oh shit" moments when you realize need to wear short sleeves/skirts/other less formal clothes around your superiors?

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Sep 18, 2021 - 9:12pm

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Sep 20, 2021 - 12:01pm

Covering up in formal situations shouldn't be too hard though since you have to wear sleeves + pants/knee length dress? Maybe back of neck/back/inner biceps/torso depending on your pain tolerance and and desired design and wardrobe. Ask your artist about pain and aftercare. There's also foundation made to cover tats if you want to look into that. Don't have tats myself but I want to eventually so I've been researching

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Sep 20, 2021 - 2:19pm

Male, but I have a full sleeve, tattoos on both legs in multiple spots, multiple on my back, multiple on my other arm, chest, an ankle, and am getting a leg sleeve in two months. Having tattoos hasn't negatively impacted my career one bit (waiting for Prospect or Intern-IB to tell me otherwise lol). You may get the occasional comment or look from boomer MDs and kids from WASPy backgrounds, but who cares (especially if you plan to leave IB after a few years), and typically it'll only be once and they'll forget about it. Not hard to cover most tattoos in office attire. 

Sep 23, 2021 - 9:46am

I have a Oni mask on my chest and some fishies on my back and a dragon sleeve. I go to pool parties and everyone really likes it. Also my partner never knew I have tattoos since I cover it up or use concealer hehe. Just a fun secret I have. She HATES tattoos.

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