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Ingredients in Tattoo Ink

There are various pigments and carriers used in tattoo ink. These are mixed together to produce the various colours and shades used in tattooing. The pigment part in tattoo ink gives it its colour while the carrier solution contains the pigment or “carries” the pigment. The common carriers used are ethyl alcohol, water, methanol, propylene […]

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Tattoo Designs That You Are Likely To Regret

The popularity of tattoos and tattoo designs has grown rapidly in the past years that they are now a fashion trend. But as the tattoo business continues to flourish, the number of dermatologists who specialise in tattoo removal also increases. Nothing is worse that getting a tattoo only to regret it later on. It is […]

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What is A Flash Tattoo

Finding a tattoo design that is right for you can be overwhelming. The choices are limitless. A flash tattoo is a useful way to narrow down what you want. Flash is the term used for premade tattoo images. The tattoo flash often comes in sets called flash sheets and these can be seen in almost […]

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Proper Care For A Fresh Tattoo

Are you planning to get a Fresh Tattoo? Are you eager to get your new design etched into your body? This is what we all feel when we finally find the artwork of our liking. But remember, visiting your favorite parlor and getting the tattoo is the easy part. Taking care of your fresh tattoo […]

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What You Should Know Before Getting a Chinese Character Tattoo

One of the more popular tattoo designs being chosen is the Chinese character tattoo. This is true not only for the general public but many celebrities are now sporting these tats. The fascination for Chinese character tattoos may be because they use intricate characters. For westerners, a Chinese symbol is seen as more intriguing than […]

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Tattoo Infection Signs and Symptoms

Each year, millions of people get tattoos. The art of tattooing has gone a long way since it was first done by tribal communities. Unfortunately, even with the modern techniques applied today, a tattoo infection can still occur. Just like any cutting, pricking or break in the skin, there is always a risk of getting […]

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Stages of Tattoo Healing

It takes about three to four weeks for a tattoo to heal completely. However, tattoo healing is not the same for everyone. It also varies on which part of the body has been inked. Basically, there are three stages of tattoo healing. The first stage starts soon after you step out of the tattoo studio […]

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Forearm Tattoo in Men

A forearm tattoo is a very popular area to get a tattoo in men. Unlike other popular tattoo places such as on the back, chest, or shoulder, a forearm tattoo is more visible. The only way to cover it up is by wearing a jacket or a long sleeved shirt. This is why it is […]

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Tattoo Myths and Misconceptions

A tattoo is a form of body modification by injecting indelible underneath the skin and creating an image of the owners liking. Now there have been tattoo myths lingering around and scaring or misleading a lot of people who want to get inked. Below are a few myths: Tattoos are painful. A lot of people […]

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