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Best Gloves for Tattoos

Best Tattoo Gloves to Use & Why You Need Them

Inside: Best Tattoo Gloves to Use + Why You Need Them. What kind of gloves do you use for tattooing? The extra assurance that black nitrile disposable gloves offer has been enough to make them the most common type of tattoo glove used. Black nitrile gloves also have strong chemical resistance should cleaning supplies spill and need to be […] Read more…

Half Sleeve Tattoo Ideas

What Is A Half Sleeve Tattoo?

Inside: Half Sleeve Tattoo Ideas. What is a half sleeve tattoo? The simple definition is that a half sleeve tattoo completely covers one half of the arm, either the upper arm or lower. By completely cover, we mean both front and back like a sleeve. How much do half sleeve typically cost? A half-sleeve tattoo will usually cost between $1000-$2000, but […] Read more…

Tattoo Goo Products

What is Tattoo Goo?

Inside: What is Tattoo Goo? What is Tattoo Goo? Tattoo Goo is a natural Olive Oil-, Cocoa Butter- and Wheat Germ-based balm. Petroleum also contains many impurities that can also clog skin pores and prevent the tattoo from breathing. Tattoo Goo® Balm contains no lanolin. Lanolin is highly allergenic. Tattoo Goo® was specifically developed for healing tattoos. Is […] Read more…

Saran Wrap Tattoos

Saran Wrap Tattoos

Inside: What Is The Point Of Saran Wrap Tattoos? Why do tattoo artists put Saran Wrap on tattoos? Whether it’s covered with a bandage or plastic wrap, keeping the tattoo-covered allows you to control what your tattoo gets exposed to, and helps keep out dirt and bacteria so that it can heal properly. Saran wrap specifically is used because it allows […] Read more…

Henna Tattoo Ideas

What Is A Henna Tattoo?

Inside: Henna Tattoo Definition.  What is Henna? Henna is a dye prepared from the plant Lawsonia inermis, also known as the henna tree, the mignonette tree, and the Egyptian privet, the sole species of the genus Lawsonia. Henna can also refer to the temporary body art resulting from the staining of the skin from the […] Read more…

Best Tattoo Coil Machines

Tattoo Coil Machine

Inside: Tattoo Coil Machine What is a Tattoo Coil Machine? A coil tattoo machine uses an electromagnetic current that passes through two coils that enable the armature bar to move. These machines feature a slick electric motor that makes use of a cyclical motion to move the needle nice and smoothly. How does it work? Here’s how it works: When […] Read more…

Tattoo Removal

Tattoo Removal

Inside: Types of Tattoo Removal Many people ask what happens when they have a tattoo they don’t love anymore. The great thing is you can always get it removed! Just depends on how much pain you can handle and how much money you are ready to give up in order to get your skin back. […] Read more…

Factors of Tattoo Cost

Average Tattoo Cost

Inside: Average Tattoo Cost. How Much Does a Tattoo Cost? The average cost for a small tattoo like a heart or cross is $50 to $250. For a medium-sized tattoo like a tribal or portrait, expect to spend between $150 and $450. Hiring a tattoo artist typically costs $120 to $150 per hour, and prices depend on how […] Read more…

What is a Tattoo Convention?

Should We Go To A Tattoo Convention?

Inside: What is a Tattoo Convention? A tattoo convention is a meeting and exhibition for tattoo practitioners and enthusiasts from different shops and areas, as well as anyone who wishes to see the world of tattooing up close. Tattoo Conventions for Artists:  If your a Tattoo artist the conventions are an absolute goldmine of contacts, […] Read more…

Soundwave Tattoo Idea

Soundwave Tattoo Ideas + How They Work

Inside: Soundwave Tattoo + How They Work. What is a Soundwave Tattoo? Soundwave tattoos are tattoo designs created from audio clips. The tattoos can be scanned and played back via a smartphone app which translates the tattoo’s wavelengths into sound. The process was pioneered by an augmented reality app Soundwaves Tattoo developed by Lazar Mihai […] Read more…

Dermis Tattoo

Why Your Dermis Is Important To Your Tattoo

Inside: What is a Dermis? The Dermis is the thick layer of living tissue below the epidermis which forms the true skin, containing blood capillaries, nerve endings, sweat glands, hair follicles, and other structures. What is found in the dermis? The dermis contains nerve endings, sweat glands and oil glands (sebaceous glands), hair follicles, and blood vessels. […] Read more…

How to make DIY tattoos

DIY Tattoos – How To Make Them At Home!

Inside: DIY Tattoos Definition and process. What is a DIY Tattoo? These DIY tattoos are perfect ways to create your own unique temporary design using everyday items. Using these ideas you can figure just what design you want your next permanent ink to be. Stick and Poke DIY Tattoo Another form of DIY Tattoos is […] Read more…

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