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Tattoos for Women – Choosing the Right Tattoo Design and Size

Introduction Tattoos are a medium of expression, and for many stylishly inked women, tattoos are a symbol of the freedom and liberation they experience in life. Women generally prefer tattoo designs that signify their achievements, their personal or professional choices, or how they overcame a life battle. Some women choose to cover mastectomy scars, burns, or scars to signify their victory over the problems they faced. These multitalented women come from all walks of life and are often homemakers, doctors,...

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The Top 7 Most Popular Tattoo Trends in 2020

You’ve given in and decided to get a tattoo. What you’re going to get is another question entirely. You have no idea what would look good on you or what would be meaningful enough to get put on your body for all to see. There are tons of interesting tattoo trends coming up in 2020 that you should take a look at before you step into a shop. Things like vibrant colors and tattoos of everyday objects are something to...

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8 Foods and Drinks that can help your Tattoo Healing Process

When nursing a brand new tattoo, eating and drinking the right foods and liquids can be very important. In other words, what you put inside your body as well as out, will have an impact. So you’ve got a fresh tattoo and are following the correct aftercare. Over the next week or so, a focus on nutrition can help you through the often painful tattoo healing process. Whether you’re tattooed or not, nutrients and vitamins are necessary – you are what you eat. Drinking...

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103-year-old grandmother gets first tattoo

A 103-year-old grandmother dedicated to crossing goals off her bucket list has gotten her first tattoo. Last week, Dorothy Pollack, from Muskegon, Michigan, visited a tattoo parlour with her granddaughter Teresa Zavitz-Jones to have a little green frog inked on her forearm. According to Pollack, who recently reunited with her family after months spent isolated in a nursing home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, she decided out of the blue that she would like a tattoo. "It was pretty exciting because years ago my grandson...

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Should Tattoos Have a Certain Meaning?

A MASSIVE TREND Tattoos have become a massive trend in the past couple of decades. Even though statistics have shown that a fifth of the people who get a tattoo regret it at some point of their lives, a majority has voted that once they get one, they become addicted to the ink. There are numerous styles and tattoo themes, but one of the trends that started rising in the recent period are casino-style tattoos. Jokers, aces, dices, and even whole...

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Tattoo inks targeted by EU regulators

he European Commission is moving closer to restricting more than 4,000 substances in tattoo inks and permanent makeup after an assessment by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). The agency, along with three member states and Norway, proposed limiting the concentrations of those substances in tattoo inks to protect people from adverse skin reactions and other health effects. ECHA claims that the substances are carcinogenic, mutagenic, or toxic to reproduction; skin sensitizers or irritants; corrosive or damaging to the eye; metal containing; or...

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Tasmanian museum live streams “human canvas”

Tasmanian museum live streams "human canvas" whose artist-designed tattoos are worth €150,000 Tim Steiner, whose entire back is covered in an ink piece created by Wim Delvoye, will sit in the empty Mona museum until the end of April Although it is currently closed due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, The Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) in Hobart, Tasmania, is live streaming a human work of art to laptops and mobiles worldwide. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Tim Steiner will...

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Preston Tattoo artists have designs on global growth

An award winning pair of Lancashire-born tattoo artists have worked shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the worlds biggest tattooing talents in Los Angeles. Benj Ashmead and James Surridge, from True Colours in Guildhall Street, have attracted customers from around the region from their talented team of five hand picked artists and an ever growing presence on social media. The pair, who have won over 40 awards between them, are planning to use their LA experience to grow the reputation of their already...

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Preston pride with tattoo of Harris Museum

A local man has a permanent reminder of his home town after getting a tattoo of the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Bartosz Parzych was tattooed by his friend Gabriel Jamorski, who owns New Ink Order Tattoo Studio on New Hall Lane. Gabriel said: “I met with Bartosz a couple of weeks ago because he booked a next session of full sleeve. “At the first session I tattooed Farna Tower from Krosno city in Poland. Bartosz is from Krosno and he decided...

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