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Steps in Tattooing

For people getting their first tattoo, having a background on the steps and the basic process of tattooing can reduce the anxiety associated with it. Carefully choose the design and the tattoo artist before making the final trip to the tattoo shop. Before the tattoo procedure itself, the area of the body to be inked […]

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Barcode Tattoo Guide

Lately, more and more people are choosing to have a barcode tattoo. Some people use this very simple design as an artistic statement, abstract art, or to symbolise mass consumerism. A barcode is a machine readable image containing data related to the item to which it is attached. Barcodes are useful in businesses to make […]

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Ankh Tattoo Meaning

What is the meaning of an ankh tattoo? The ankh is an ancient hieroglyph from Egypt that is also known as the crux ansata which means cross with handle in Latin. Other popular names for the ankh are the key of life and the key of the Nile. The ankh is essentially a cross with […]

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Tattoo Ink Allergy and Tattoo Reactions

Because tattoo inks are not strictly regulated, tattoo reactions can happens. Although uncommon, tattoo ink allergy is something to consider when getting a tattoo. The ink in tattoos is basically made up of two parts, the pigment which gives it colour and the carrier which keeps the pigment in suspension. Pigments can have various bases […]

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Tattooing Over Scar Tissue

Have you ever wondered if it is possible to tattoo over your scar? Generally, tattooing over scar tissue is possible. However, there are a few things that you should know before proceeding with it. The first consideration is the age of the scar. There is really no specific time frame for this as long as […]

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Another New Tattoo For Justin Beiber

Justin Beiber got another tattoo! Three months earlier the pop singer got the title of his album “Believe” tattooed on his left arm. Last August 31, he took to his tweeter page to inform all his fans of his new tattoo. Apparently, there are no events whatsoever why he got it and maybe he just […]

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The Meaning of Eagle Tattoos

For centuries, eagles have been used as symbols. This mighty bird is known for its amazing size, extraordinary flight, gracefulness, and strength. In the ancient times, rulers of Egypt have used it as their seal. The symbol of the Persian Army was also an eagle. Some Native American tribes have referred to this huge bird […]

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Tattoo Bandage: Gauze VS Plastic Wrap

Tattoos are very popular today, a lot of people especially young teens can’t wait to get their first tattoo.  Unfortunately, most first time tattoo goers don’t know or ignore proper aftercare and just remove the tattoo bandage to show off their new tat to friends. This is a very common mistake and this always leads […]

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Cover Up Tattoo as an Alternative to Laser Tattoo Removal

A common problem is how to get rid of an old tattoo. An alternative to laser tattoo removal is cover up tattoo. This means you get a new tattoo design over the unwanted one. The process of tattoo cover up is not as easy as it sounds. You cannot expect a perfect coverage in most […]

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