Sparkling earrings, body jewelry, body modification or a cool motif under the skin? Tattoos and Piercings are highly popular among teenagers and adults! And the question of whether it’s allowed is one of the top 10 topics of contention among children and parents. But at what age is piercing and tattooing really allowed?? The short answer: It depends. The detailed answer can be found here.
Piercing or tattooing: What is the minimum age?
From a purely legal point of view no age limit for tattoos and piercings. If you are under 18 and get a tattoo or piercing without the permission of your parents, you risk getting into trouble at home. In this case, however, the person with the needle still has the bigger problem. The tattoo artist carries the Responsibility. He may be liable to prosecution if he tattoos a child.
The situation is different, for example, with the probably most harmless body jewelry: Earrings. A big topic of contention among parents, where the question arises whether a child is unnecessarily injured so that he or she can wear cute ear studs. There are countless discussions on the Internet about whether a child should get pierced ears at a young age or wait so that the child can decide for itself.