There are images of thousands of tattoos on social media sites. Thousands. Many people have entire boards or pages dedicated to tattoo inspiration and tattoos they like. Social media helps the spread of tattoo trends - such as white ink tattoos, geometric tattoos or watercolor tattoos. Like pictures of haircuts, people bring pictures … [Read more...] about Three things to think about before you copy that tattoo off Pinterest or Instagram
Chinese letters are a popular choice for tattoos in the United States; so one might think tattoos are culturally acceptable there. However, recent news shows that there is a strong stigma against tattoos in China. In January, China placed a ban on mainstream media showing hip-hop culture and actors or actress with tattoos. This ban is a … [Read more...] about Tattoo Acceptance Around The World: China’s New Ban on Tattoos
There are two very important aspects to laser tattoo removal: the treatment and the aftercare. Many people are surprised to learn that it is the body, mainly the immune system, which takes care of the bulk of the laser tattoo removal process. This is great news to most because there are things that can speed up the laser tattoo removal process. One … [Read more...] about Aftercare Tip: No New Ink Between Visits
Many brides with body art opt to hide their visible tattoos on their wedding day or they ask the photographer to keep them out of photos. Other brides get tattoos removed with laser tattoo removal before the big day. With more and more people of marrying age sporting tattoos, the question of tattooed bridesmaids is also coming up. So, can a bride … [Read more...] about Can you ask your bridesmaids to cover their tattoos?
Making the decision to get a tattoo removed is an important one. Most of the time a lot of thought goes in to it, just like getting a tattoo. There are many things to take into consideration and it can be hard to remain objective when your ink is causing you regret. Our experience shows that many people live with tattoo regret for a long time … [Read more...] about Four Signs It May Be Time To Remove Your Tattoo
We tend to think of tattoos as something that is purely for aesthetic purposes and a good way to make a statement or honor a memory. Now research released last year suggests that tattoos may change the way the body functions. Researchers wanted to know if the process of tattooing, which involves hundreds of needle pokes to the skin, did any … [Read more...] about Do tattoos change the way you sweat?