Buffy Martin Tarbox was 22 when she got her first tattoo. It was a 4-by-3-inch, black and red circle above a cross — the symbol for women—on her arm. Less than a month later, she added a second tattoo: a black Celtic knot on her other arm.
But when Martin Tarbox reached her mid-30s, she decided it was time for the ink to go. "When I got the tattoos, like most people, I was young," she says. "Believe me, I regret it. I'm a professional woman now."
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