Category Archives: Get Inked

Education of the client

If you are in the market for a new tattoo then just make sure that your artist has a portfolio and is working in a reputable tattoo studio. If your state requires a license, then ensure that your artist is properly licensed. If a mechanic fixes your car with an expensive wrench or with a…

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Questions About Getting a Tattoo

Be sure to look for the new book: This May Sting a Bit: 101 things your tattoo artist forgot to tell you and you were probably too afraid to ask. Are Tattoos Safe? Yes, as long as you go to a reputable artist that is following all recommended safety precautions. Find out what these recommendations…

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What exactly is tattoo ink made of?

The first thing to note is that most tattoo artists refer to their inks as “pigments.” (Use this term to gain some brownie points with your artist.) It can be difficult to explain exactly what tattoo pigments are made of because there are so many different brands of pigments on the market today, you would…

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Everyone has tattoos these days

Lawyers, doctors, that woman from the evening news, and anyone else that young kids might aspire to be when they grow up probably have tattoos. They are not as taboo as they once were, and some might venture to say that tattoos are becoming a bit too trendy or faddish. Regardless of those types of…

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