Arm tattoos are extremely popular choices for both men and women due to their high visiblity. The arm is a common place for men and women to get tattoos. It used to be more taboo for a woman to get an arm tattoo, but these days, it's perfectly acceptable and becoming more and more common. Arms are a great location for a tattoo because it is easily visible. People decide to get tattoos the most during the warmer months. There is more opportunity to show off skin especially the arms where short sleeve T-shirts and tank tops are common please, Not to mention swim and beach wear with bikinis and for men, no shirts at all! Even thought it's great to show your arm tattoos off, exposure to the sun can cause fading. If it is a new tattoo, sun exposure can cause a burning sensation. Most common arm tattoos are full sleeves and half sleeves, as well as tribal bands or other old school tattoos.