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
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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
Jo Lynn Cepeda Portrait and Butterflies
August 16, 2013
Jo Lynn Cepeda, 28, is the sole artist and owner of White Rabbit Tattoo Parlour in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Open since April 2012, Cepeda runs an exclusively custom shop, excelling in 3D realism and color tattoos, made to More
Las Vegas Sign
August 14, 2013
Las Vegas is a sacred haven of nightlife and entertainment for the masses. I may be marginalizing the cities historic importance when I say that Las Vegas’ economy is almost exclusively dependent on tourism, but there’s More
Jess Yen Half Sleeve
August 14, 2013
To the average person, the vegan lifestyle and tattoos seem to have little in common. Many people in the tattoo industry are unaware that the numerous supplies tattoo artists use are loaded with animal byproducts. It More
London Reese Blood Halo
August 13, 2013
  Brittan “London” Reese, 27, has become a household name in the tattoo community in the last few years. From 2009 to 2012, Reese worked alongside Mike Devries. After being crowned victor of the first season of Oxygen’ More
PJ Anderson Violin and Microphone
August 13, 2013
  P.J Anderson, 24, is one of the three young and talented artists out of Gold Club Electric Tattoo in Nashville, Tennessee. The shop, also only weeks old, is quickly spreading through word of mouth in the storied More
Katana Tattoo Logo
August 13, 2013
Katana Tattoo has been running out of Green Bay, WI for about nine months now, providing large custom tattoo work to the faithful of the midwest. Paul Dhuey, the sole owner/artist/operator at Katana has spent almost 20 More
Game of Thrones White Walker Tattoo
August 12, 2013
Running the risk of stating the obvious, the motives behind getting a tattoo vary from person to person. Many consider tattoos to be sacred in their meaning and delivery, often marking a significant event, More
Derrick Hooper Pointilism
August 8, 2013
Gold Club Electric Tattoo is pretty new to the Nashville, Tennessee tattoo scene, but they are quickly making a name for themselves and building a loyal clientele. Having just opened a few weeks ago, the tattoo artists More
 Eric Dean Spruth Tattooing
August 7, 2013
Watch and learn about the inspiring organization, Sacred Transformations:   Angela's Sacred Transformation from Thom on Vimeo.     Sacred Transformations is a Chicago based Non-Profit Organization that provides free More
Jeselyn Outline
August 7, 2013
Jeselyn, 28, is one of the the five talented tattoo artists at Marco’s Tattoo, one of Rhode Island’s premier custom tattoo shops. Over the last seven years, Marco’s Tattoo has been delivering a diverse collection of More
Alfredo Matta Octopus
August 7, 2013
Alfredo Matta, 32, is one of the four tattoo artists at Cicada Tattoo in Seattle, WA. With a diverse collection of artists from different backgrounds, there is no shortage of flowing creative energy throughout, and the More
Tattoo Ideas
August 1, 2013
Tattoo ideas are not so hard to come by.  Some people get tattoo ideas from online tattoo design galleires or magazines. Other people come up with tattoo ideas from their imagination and base it on something they care More
July 11, 2013
By Nicole Fukuoka   New technology in the laser tattoo removal industry promises to remove your unwanted tattoos in half the time as existing treatments.Getting a tattoo is a lifelong commitment, and sometimes it turns More
May 3, 2013
Facial tattoos remain relatively uncommon compared to tattoos on other parts of the body; however, if done correctly, a facial tattoo can be an interesting feature.    Getting a tattoo on the face is a bold step and a More
April 25, 2013
  Let’s operate on two assumptions:   1) Necessity is the mother of invention. 2) Freedom of Choice is a basic human right.     Sure, these are old adages. We’ve grown up saying or hearing these phrases while More
April 23, 2013
The idea of a tattoo is repellent to some people.  If someone gets inked, they are going to be judged by certain elements of society and possibly labeled a criminal or a thug. Still others will simply see tattoos as a More
April 18, 2013
As exciting as getting a new tattoo might be, the process takes a lot of patience.  If a large or elaborate tattoo is what you're aiming for, you have a few options of how to go about it.  The options are either have it More