Maori Tattoos as Social Indicators

The Maori culture of New Zealand includes a history of unique tattoos that appear to have originated before the Maori recorded...

Nautical star tattoo

Nautical Star: Everyone's Got One, What Does It Mean?

The nautical star, a particular pattern of alternating light and dark shades in a five-pointed star, is often seen throughout...

Tattoos in Movies - Who's Behind the Tattoos on the Silver Screen?

Ever wonder how movie stars get their tattoos for specific movie roles? The Los Angeles Times featured artist and graphic...

First Tattoo Advice

Selecting and getting your first piece of body art is a big step and does take a certain amount of commitment. What do you want...

Sacred Geometry Tattoo - Decoding The Trend

These days, a new trend has emerged among tattoo enthusiasts, and that is sacred geometry. Such tattoos are certainly beautiful...

Military Tattoos

Tattoos have a long history in the military. Sailors in the Navy who returned from China and Japan with hand-inked tattoos...

Under the Blacklight: The Scoop On UV Ink

Blacklight tattoos, also known as UV tattoos, are tattoos made using specially devised ink that is visible when seen under an...

Tattoo Machine: Artist Insights with R.H "Rob" McClurg of SikInk Studios

We've never featured a shop quite like SikInk Studios. Rob McClurg was nice enough to answer a few questions, share his insight...

Extreme Body Modification: Beyond Tattoos and Piercing

Body modification can be broadly defined as any procedure that is commonly done to deliberately alter the appearance of the body...

Yoda tattoo

Geek Chic: Geek Ink on the Rise

With the rise of geek chic and its fashion influences, nerdy tattoos are not only appearing on the skin of dedicated nerds but...

Custom Tattoo Design: From Idea to Ink

Working with your artist to get what you want! Having a custom tattoo is an admirable goal, however, it takes more than just...

Tattoo Machines: Old School Methods

With today's fancy technologies, tattoo artists have wonderful tools at their disposal. The tattoo machine, however, has not...

Tattooed girl

Girl Tattoos: Expressively Feminine

With tattoos becoming more popular, more women who might not have considered them in the past, are now getting them done. Girls...

Tattoo cover up

Tattoo Cover-Ups

Everyone makes mistakes. You lock your keys in your car minutes before you need to be somewhere important. You forget to pay a...

White Ink Tattoos

The Lighter Side: The Rising Popularity of White Ink Tattoos

An emerging trend in the tattoo world is white ink tattoos. More subtle than a regular tattoo, a white ink tattoo might suit...

Full back tattoo

Full Back Tattoos: Big Expression

Full back tattoos are always a site to see. They are large and usually the person proudly sporting one has put a lot of thought...

Celebrity tattoos

Celebrity Skin: Public Fascination with Celebrity Tattoos

There are lots of stories about celebrities and their tattoos in the media. A lot of...

5 Tattoo Artists You Should Know - Page 5

5. Mike Devries is the owner and tattoo artist at MD Tattoo Studio in Northridge California. He has...

Worst tattoo ever

10 of the Worst Tattoos You've Ever Seen

What is the worst tattoo you've ever seen? Crappy tattoos exist for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it happens to the best of...

Zombie Tattoos: Close up detailed black and gray zombie head.

Close up detailed black and gray zombie head.

Zombie Tattoos: Another tattoo based on the original comic book art.

Another tattoo based on the original comic book art.

Zombie Tattoos: Rick Grimes before the "beard."

Rick Grimes before the "beard."

Zombie Tattoos: A Walking Dead mantra

A Walking Dead mantra. Extra points if you remember where this showed up on the show. Comment below!

Zombie brain eater tattoo

Zombie Tattoos: Yummy....braaaaiiinnnnzzzz...

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disney tattoos

10 Disney Princess Tattoos

What happens when little girls who've been raised on Disney movies grow up and start getting tattoos? The most amazing Disney...

10 Christmas Tattoos to get you in the Holiday Spirit

Not too many people love Christmas enough to get it permanently adorned on their bodies, but there are a select few who wear...

10 Amazingly Sexy Blonde Inked Women

Cute, inked beach...

Featured Tattoo Designer: Benjamin Wright

Meet our featured tattoo designer, Benjamin Wright. He has been drawing as long as he can remember. He has been designing for Tattoo.com for a few years now, and has become quite a success.

10 More Walking Dead Tattoos to be Jealous of

Today's the big day-the premiere of Season 5 of The Walking Dead! The day is buzzing with ZOMBIE EXCITEMENT! There's been a lot...

Common Tattoo Meanings

While some people wear body art that bears no personal significance others wouldn’t dare wear a design that lacked considerable...

Opting for Laser Tattoo Removal

Should you consider laser tattoo removal?

 

Tattoos can be quite fashionable, but before you ink a permanent...

Tattoo Generator: What You Really Want

When looking for your next tattoo design, it's easy to become anxious and impatient. Along with this demand for tattoo art to...

Angel Tattoo

One of the most popular types of tattoos that people choose is the angel tattoo. There are many personal meanings and beliefs...

Tattoo Pictures - Be a Show Off!

Our site's most prominent feature is our collection of tattoo pictures. All of our members can show off their photos of tattoos...

Tattoos, Designs and Self Expression

The love for tattoos is a lifelong passion. Tattoos and designs are a way for people to truly express themselves. Life is about...