March 12, 2016
The idea of getting your first tattoo can be daunting. You are presented with the desire to get something permanently personal, but you are afraid it will hurt, won't heal, will look terrible when you're 80 years old, More
February 10, 2016
It's that time of the year-- Tax Season. And unlike every other week when your paycheck disappears to bills before it hits your bank, your tax refund should be that little extra something to help you treat yourself. So More
Trippy tattoos
July 3, 2015
One of my favorite drawings hands down (no pun intended) is the Hand with Reflecting Sphere or also know as Self-Portrait in Spherical Mirror. This is a lithograph print by Dutch artist M. C. Escher. This was first More
Hand tattoos
June 3, 2015
Contrary to how neck and hand tattoos used to be viewed in the eyes of society, they are now becoming more widely accepted in both the social and working world, depending on where you're working. Although hand, face, More
May 19, 2015
Tattoo prices vary from city to city and artist to artist. The level of detail and time involved is a major factor in how an artist prices a piece of work, but it is important to also note that equipment, ink, and other More
Tattoo removal
May 6, 2015
You've been thinking about tattoo removal because there it is, staring at you day after day after day.  That little black bunny symbol you thought would look so adorable on your hand when you were younger.  It has More
April 20, 2015
Working with your artist to get what you want!   Having a custom tattoo is an admirable goal, however, it takes more than just great tattoo ideas to make a truly awesome tattoo. You will need a skilled tattoo artist who More
White Ink Tattoos
April 14, 2015
An emerging trend in the tattoo world is white ink tattoos.  More subtle than a regular tattoo, a white ink tattoo might suit someone who does not want to aggravate a loved one or family member or who perhaps works in a More
Tipping a tattoo artist
April 6, 2015
Tattoo artists combine precision, artistry and health care concerns all in one person.  Most people who get a tattoo done will tip their tattoo artist, especially if the piece is large and involved. But how much should More
April 4, 2015
Perhaps you’ve scrolled through varied tattoo magazines and have seen the magnificent talent that exists in the tattoo industry. Today, many artists post their tattoo design portfolios on all types of social media, from More
August 22, 2014
I’m not one to evoke fear in people, but there are a few tattoo nightmare situations you should be cautious of if you are in the process of selecting a tattoo artist or a permanent design.   The following tattoo More
August 6, 2014
Cover up tattoos are a popular alternative  to laser tattoo removal and might be the perfect solution for a tattoo design you either regret, or have grown tired of. If you are thinking about a cover up tattoo the More
July 25, 2014
Traveling to a tattoo convention is a perfect way to get inked by some of your favorite artists that may be featured right here on Tattoo conventions are packed with some of the world’s most talented artists More
June 24, 2014
  The best part about tattoos is that they are permanent. Unlike most purchases you will make in your lifetime, when you get tattooed you're wearing a tangible piece of art.   With that said, the cost of a tattoo over More
May 30, 2014
Even the most careful of tattoo collectors may need a tattoo cover up at least once in their life. Sometimes we get our tattoos young and don't research the tattoo artists thoroughly enough. We may end up with a tattoo More
May 9, 2014
If you want a custom tattoo design, you’re going to need to seek inspiration that you can later feed your tattoo artist for ideas and design planning. Inspiration may come in the middle of the night, or it may take days More
May 7, 2014
Surprisingly (or maybe not surprisingly) there are people who look for free tattoo designs. While it may be monetarily free to do an internet search and select an existing tattoo design, that is not a truly unique More
April 26, 2014
Do you have a tattoo that you regret?   With tattoo removal and cover-ups on the industry rise, it only makes sense to consider how to prevent these mistakes before you make them permanent choices in your self- More
April 24, 2014
Tattoo meanings are unique to each and every person who decides to get a tattoo (or two, or three, or fifty!). The meaning of one tattoo could vary greatly from the meaning of another tattoo a person decides to get at a More
April 22, 2014
How do you come up with a brand new tattoo idea? Do you flip through pages and pages of tattoo magazines for inspiration?   Do you read fashion or beauty magazines to grasp your basic sense of style? Or do you just know More
Image credit:  Tattoo Magus Budapest
February 19, 2014
(While YOU Were Sleeping...)   Relationships take work on both sides. Whether with family, friends, romantic or professional, if you’re not willing to invest time in building relationships with potential or existing More
February 13, 2014
Do you believe in love at first sight? Sure it can happen. While generally considered a rare event as it does not happen to everyone, it still happens.  Some people are lucky enough to have experienced the butterflies, More
Tattoo Rescue Logo
November 5, 2013
Tattoo reality based TV shows have become a huge part of the tattoo industry, particularly its movement into the mainstream. Without a doubt, tattoos on TV have done wonders to bring body art culture into the homes of More
Tattoo Ink
September 24, 2013
New reports from Desmond Tobin, director at the Bradford University Center for Skin Sciences suggests that carcinogenic compounds found in the common tattoo inks used in Europe can be linked to the development of cancer More
Ricky Smith Ram
August 19, 2013
Ricky Smith, 23, is one of the collection of young and talented tattoo artists at one of Nashville, Tennessee’s newest tattoo shops, Gold Club Electric Tattoo. Taking pride in diversity and a completely open line of More