Tattooing has come a long way over the last several years, and if there’s anyone that can vouch for that, it’s Deirdre Aikin, who got her start in tattooing 25 years ago. Now, the 47-year-old is on the verge of opening up her own tattoo shop. Her work is now praised by people all over the world, and her waitlist is three months long. Even more surprising? She started tattooing at the age of 12.