The Dull Side of the Tattoo Healing Process

The Dull Side of the Tattoo Healing Process

Most ink aficionados dream away the incessant buzz of machines at the tattoo shop, head bursting with color and bold lines. Post-session, you can’t help but blink in awe at the vibrant reds and blues on your brand-new skin canvas and can’t wait to show it off.  In a few […]

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Office Ink - Tattoo Workplace Care Tips

Office Ink – Tattoo Workplace Care Tips

Office Ink: Tattoo Workplace Care Tips Novice tattooists will mistakenly believe the work ends as soon as the ink-dipped needle stops churning. However, the healing process is a weeks-long venture that can quickly turn into a medical emergency if you’re baking under the sun without your trusted sunscreen. At work, […]

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Complete This Self-Interview Before You Get a Tattoo

Complete This Self-Interview Before You Get a Tattoo

Complete This Self-Interview Before You Get a Tattoo You’ve decided—it’s time to brave the needle and get that much-awaited tattoo. Whether it’s your first or nth session, selecting a design is only half the battle. Beyond the notion of permanence is whether you’ll love showing off your piece in ten, […]

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the basics of washing your new tattoo

The Basics of Washing Your New Tattoo

Once you walk out of a tattoo shop with a brand new sleeve or half-back piece, your artist is no longer responsible for how it’ll look in the long run. A reliable technician will relay detailed aftercare information that begins as soon as you sit up off your seat.  With […]

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How to Keep Your Ink from Fading Over Time

How to Keep Your Ink from Fading Over Time

A few years have passed, and your sleeve isn’t looking as vibrant as it once was. Lines are broken, and whites are a little duller. After several years, you can’t expect your piece to look as bright as it did after walking fresh out of a tattoo shop. Why tattoos […]

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Tattoo Etiquette Tips to Abide By - Our Guide

Tattoo Etiquette Tips to Abide By – Our Guide

If you’re walking into a tattoo shop for the first time, the buzzing of equipment and under-the-breath curses from rookies can be intimidating. However, if you find yourself amid individuals inked from head to toe, there’s likely a reason you’re around. Whether it’s to commemorate a life-changing event or are […]

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