Tattoos serve a large range of purposes that vary widely depending on the person getting them. They memorialize loved ones, allow us to keep a piece of art with us forever, let us proudly display our affiliation with a hobby, religion or political cause, and track places we’ve been in the world. But given the … Continue reading "These Tattoos Will Leave You Feeling Wanderlust"
As tattoos become more commonplace trends are beginning to emerge. Much like fashion, they vary depending on a person’s aesthetic. Some prefer the traditional American stylings of the infamous Sailor Jerry, while others enjoy bolder designs fashioned from religious or ethnic sources. But the style that has every studio buzzing with new business is the … Continue reading "Tattoo Trend Alert: Watercolor Tattoos"
As soon as your tattoo is done, you’re plastic-wrapped and sent on your way with instructions on how to keep it clean and healthy. For the most part, aftercare is the same for each tattoo; but there can be slight variances when you get tattoos with special coloration. In the early stages while your tattoo … Continue reading "Do Different Color Tattoos Require Different Care?"
When you think of tattoos, what kind of person comes to mind? Perhaps a soldier is not your first thought, but tattoos are actually very popular in the military. It makes sense when you think about it – if you have served in the military (or know someone who has), you know that it’s a … Continue reading "The History of Military Tattoos"
The art of tattooing has been a human practice for thousands of years. Throughout the ages this act of body modification has evolved in trend and tradition to build the rich history of tattooing that we can look back upon today.