Tattoo care tips

Megan Massacre from NY Inc

There are several factors that make a tattoo perfect. Many people attribute all responsibility of a good tattoo to the tattoo artist’s experience, but much of the responsibility for a tattoo to be perfect depends on the type of care given to the skin until the tattoo is completely healed. Here are some tips that sure your tattoo artist gave you in these tattoo care tips. The great tattoo artist Megan Massacre from NY Inc. says that the best way for a customer to thank her for one of his…

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Meaning of anchor tattoos

Perhaps anchors are one of the most famous and traditional symbols in the tattoo world. In fact, I think that whenever someone thinks about tattoos immediately imagines a proud sailor showing off his anchor tattoos in his biceps (and don’t forget the classic heart with “mom” written bellow, but that is a topic we may end up talking about other day). But getting back to the topic of today, have you ever wondered what the meaning behind this tattoo is?  Those who have already an anchor tattooed for sure know,…

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David Hale, the spirit of tattoo

Since I started this website (more than two years ago) I’ve had the opportunity to get to know the work of thousands of tattoo artists around the world, and I have even had the opportunity to meet some of them in the flesh. As time went by, I’ve come up with a list of the best tattoo artist in the world, as far as I’m concerned. This is an ambiguous list and the names are not in any particular order because “the best artist” will vary according to our personal taste.…

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TED-Ed explains why tattoos are permanent

You may probably have wondered more than once why tattoos are permanent, or you may have wondered why their color and shape change little by little as years go by. Well, the truth has been known for some years now, but they way in which Claudia Aguirre has explained it on a TED Education event is just perfect.   TED-Ed is a website affiliated to the TED conferences. In the TED conferences different kinds of topics are covered: Science, History, Culture, and so on and so forth; and when speaking…

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Why you should never get a tattoo ( but have a lot of babies instead)

Hacerte un tatuaje no es una mala idea

When I have some free time I like to read dozens of blogs, while the rest of the time I barely check up on my own Website. I was at it today when I found this website written by a mother (The Ugly Volvo) that even though she doesn’t have any tattoo on her, she has a pretty good understanding of the classical cliché, critical comments that people make on others who express their interest in getting a tattoo. And now I present you with a number of reasons why,…

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