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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Getting a tattoo can be a wonderful experience, but there is always a risk of infection. Proper tattoo aftercare is essential to to maintain the health, recovery, and longevity of a new tattoo. A newly inked tattoo is More
Most people have been there. A friend or family member is on the verge of making a huge mistake and they just have to intervene and tell them not do it; however, what if that decision centers on a tattoo, which can More
A tattoo is forever - unless it is not. Whether its love gone wrong or a new employer’s requirements, people today have the option to remove a tattoo. The process takes time and a certain amount of money, but the More
One of the primary considerations for anyone who wants a tattoo is the cleanliness and hygiene practices in the tattoo shop. Proper sanitizing is critical to a customer’s overall health as well as the beauty of the More
To create a tattoo, an artist uses tiny needles to place colored ink just under the skin. Using the right needle set is extremely important for the beauty of your body art. Needles come in sets, but their diameter and More
Many people want to get a tattoo ‘just like’ one that a friend has. Sometimes the results are less than expected, and while this often the result of a combination of factors, the tattoo ink could well be one More
After getting any tattoo, whether it is a small one or a larger design, proper tattoo aftercare can ensure that your tattoo remains bright and the tattoo area heals quickly. While a tattoo is a very minimally invasive More
Most people are understandably a bit nervous before getting their first tattoo. Whether it is a fear of needles or a fear of the unknown, getting a tattoo for the first time usually makes a person feel anywhere from More
If you’re getting ready to have your first tattoo, there’s a lot more to think about besides what you want for your design and where it will be inked on your body. There are a huge variety of tattoo parlors and artists More
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
Everyone has heard a story about a friend of a friend who went out for a drink one night and woke up the next day to discover that they’d done something they would rather forget. Shaving off an eyebrow or kissing your More