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The Raven Tattoo

The Raven is a majestic creature that is often depicted in modern day culture. Traditionally the raven has negative connotations, usually associated with death; seen often on a battlefield with fallen soldiers. These connotations stem from the raven as a scavenger which, while true, only portrays a very limited portrayal of the grace of this […]

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Tattoo Conventions

Tattoo conventions have flourished over the last few decades in particular. With the growing commonness of the tattoo it only makes sense for the culture to expand and promote itself. Tattoo conventions are great places to mix amongst people with similar interests as well as check out some innovative tattooing technology, designs and artists. Both […]

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What Is Getting A Tattoo Like?

There is quite a great deal of inaccurate information floating around when people think of getting tattoos. There are many emotional as well as physical queries that people have with getting a tattoo. Frequent questions include: How much does it hurt? What if I regret it later? How do I know what to get? While […]

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The History of the Tattoo

Nowadays virtually anywhere you go you will see someone with a tattoo. They have become modern day staples of society. However, tattoos have a storied history dating back to 12000 B.C. The earliest recording of tattoos were dated to the ancient Egyptians during the construction of the pyramids and when the Egyptian empire expanded, so […]

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The History of the Dragon Tattoo

Dragons are a part of myths and legends – seen as both legendary and powerful. The dragon tattoo has drawn upon this history to become a very common part of tattoo culture.  The true allure of the dragon tattoo though comes from its uniqueness – the fact that no other tattoo commands attention quite as it does. […]

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Choosing The Right Dressing For Your Tattoo

After getting a tattoo there are two main kinds of dressings that an artist will offer you. The first and more common is a cotton dressing while used less often is a plastic wrap. Sometimes an artist will give you the choice to select which wrap you would like while others may simply use what […]

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Ink Seal Tattooing

A large part of the danger of infection that comes from tattooing actually is during the process. As tattoos essentially create an open wound, the process of getting a tattoo can often be the starting point for bacteria build up and later infection. The Ink Seal tattoo formula aims to avoid this by oxygenating the […]

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Ways to Care for New Piercings

Like tattoos, piercings are fresh wounds that need to be cared for to avoid infection. The last thing that anybody would want to happen is for their piercing to get either infected or close entirely. Some of the biggest mistakes people make are: Piercing the hole (usually their ear) by themselves: No matter how simple […]

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Debunking Tattoo Myths

As many of us in the tattoo world know – there are a ton of really strange myths about getting a tattoo. Luckily, we can debunk a lot of those myths right now. Myth: You will regret tattoos later in life because they will look horrible. Truth: Harris polls taken in 20013 and 2008 showed that a […]

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