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Cool movie tattoos

  When presenting a character in a film, directors and costume designers think very carefully about every last detail: what color shirt, what brand of...

Samoan tattooing

A senior curator at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa explains the cultural significance of Polynesian tattoos, and the implications they have...

Kobe Bryant tattoo done by artist Dongkyu Lee

Tattoo artist Dongkyu Lee created the most amazing portrait tattoo we've ever seen, replicating a photo of Kobe Bryant on someone’s leg. The finished...

To make matters worse, she's doing duck face A duck face is not a thing that should be immortalized. And yet a sad soul appears...

Women getting tattoos to celebrate a divorce

According to California divorce attorney, Myra Fleischer, nothing says, "I don't love you anymore!" like a little post-nuptial tattoo action.  Women have been the...

Love Hate Knuckle Tattoo

For the better part of the last century hand tattoos and face tattoos have been the defining demarcation line between the tattoo enthusiasts and...

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We hope you enjoy this "day in the life" video of Sky Chris, in his Broken Heart Tattoo shop in San Diego, California. How...

I've known Bob for the better part of fifteen years, had little paper umbrella drinks with him on the beach in Samoa, martinis that...

Vintage CH Fellowes flash

  Carmen (Forquer) Nyssen, loves nothing better than digging into the rich history of tattooing and seeing if she can't unearth an old mystery or...

Tattoo removal

Ever since I saw the photos of a young woman who removed her ex-boyfriend’s name from her forearm with a scalpel, I decided to...

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