Tattoos on the Job – Perception Has Changed Since the 50s

To better shed some insight as to how many people during the present day have tattoos, and who work all sorts of different jobs, Pew Research conducted a survey back in 2006 – so imagine ...

Tattoos on the Job – Perception Has Changed Since the 50s

Is Your Tattoo Shop on the Up & Up?

The tattoo shop that you choose for your tattoo can make or break your experience. Precociousness is never advised, nor is last-minute decisions when it comes to your skin, your tattoo and more ...

Is Your Tattoo Shop on the Up & Up?

How do Tattoos Work? The 411 on Getting Inked

The dichotomy of tattoos can be traced all the way back to ancient civilizations like the Egyptians, various African tribes and civilizations, the Mayans, the Incans, the Mohicans and even ...

How do Tattoos Work? The 411 on Getting Inked

Is Lil’ Wayne The Most Tatted Rapper?

When it comes to tatted rappers, there is one fellow who easily can get top nods: Lil Wayne. While there are a gazillion-plus photos that are circulating the internet that feature Wayne’s countless tattoos – his entire body or at least visible areas of skin ...

Is Lil’ Wayne The Most Tatted Rapper?

Tattoo Artist Spotlight: Jon Nisbet Fights Cancer by Inking

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Tattoo Artist Spotlight: Jon Nisbet Fights Cancer by Inking

Tattoos on the Job – Perception Has Changed Since the 50s

Tattoos on the Job – Perception Has Changed Since the 50s

13 April 2012

To better shed some insight as to how many people during the present day have tattoos, and who work all sorts of different jobs, Pew Research conducted a survey back in 2006 – so imagine what the numbers are now, six years later – that purported that about 36% of persons ages 18-25 entering the [...]

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Is Your Tattoo Shop on the Up & Up?

Is Your Tattoo Shop on the Up & Up?

10 April 2012

The tattoo shop that you choose for your tattoo can make or break your experience. Precociousness is never advised, nor is last-minute decisions when it comes to your skin, your tattoo and more importantly: your health. While it is say to safe to that most tattoo shops that you will find are following and adhering [...]

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How do Tattoos Work? The 411 on Getting Inked

How do Tattoos Work? The 411 on Getting Inked

29 March 2012

The dichotomy of tattoos can be traced all the way back to ancient civilizations like the Egyptians, various African tribes and civilizations, the Mayans, the Incans, the Mohicans and even certain tribes of Native Americans; some historians purport that tattoos go even further back, but anecdotal records corroborate that these ancient peoples were some of [...]

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Is Lil’ Wayne The Most Tatted Rapper?

Is Lil’ Wayne The Most Tatted Rapper?

24 February 2012

When it comes to tatted rappers, there is one fellow who easily can get top nods: Lil Wayne. While there are a gazillion-plus photos that are circulating the internet that feature Wayne’s countless tattoos – his entire body or at least visible areas of skin are wonderfully inked – perhaps the best high definition showing [...]

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Tattoo Artist Spotlight: Jon Nisbet Fights Cancer by Inking

Tattoo Artist Spotlight: Jon Nisbet Fights Cancer by Inking

22 February 2012

We take a look at this month’s tattoo artist spotlight: Jon Nibset from Rumford, Maine, who uses his tattooing skills to help raise funds for the fight against cancer. Jon Nisbet – a premier tattoo artist at the INK tattoo shop in Rumford, Maine – isn’t just inking for the sake of inking, but he [...]

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Caring For Your New Tattoo – What You Need To Know

Caring For Your New Tattoo – What You Need To Know

07 February 2012

“A tattoo will be on your body forever,” were the fond words of advice that my mother offered to me when I was heading out to the tattoo parlor for my very first tattoo upon turning the age of 18 – where I also promptly bought a pack of smokes, a lottery ticket and registered [...]

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What to Expect: Full Sleeve Tattoos with Color and Line Work

What to Expect: Full Sleeve Tattoos with Color and Line Work

07 February 2012

So you want full sleeve tattoos with curvaceous designs, colors and intricate line work – the whole nine yards, huh? I’ve got a large part of my body tattooed, including two full sleeves and my entire back, and have spent well over 200 hours under the gun in the process of doing so. My full [...]

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The Death of the “Tramp Stamp” — Why It’s Sooo OUT!

The Death of the “Tramp Stamp” — Why It’s Sooo OUT!

30 January 2012

Before we delve into a haughty subject matter that may be the remora of deucedly doggedness – and repute for many lower back tattoo-flaunting gals out there – no offense to any of you is intended; even if you have a back tattoo that may be interpreted as a “Tramp Stamp.” Natheless, the reality is [...]

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