If you’ve ever considered getting a tattoo, you’ve likely run through a laundry list of reasons to hold back. Rightly so, getting a design permanently placed on your body is a BFD—especially considering the possibility you might regret it is higher than, say, trying out bangs. Also, laser removal is a literal pain.
But based on the latest technology in the works, that gut feeling that’s keeping you from setting up an appointment might be a thing of the past. Scientists know your struggle and are working on advancements that will make it easier than ever to experiment with body art. So, whether you’re iffy about the lifelong commitment or just can’t decide on where to place that delicate feather design, here are a few new options being developed that could make the process way easier down the road.