Tattoo Advice

Best Numbing Spray

Does Tattoo Numbing Spray Really Work?

Inside: What Is Tattoo Numbing Spray & How Does It Work. Does numbing spray work for tattoos? The short answer is: Yes, they do work. However, they are not a magic cream that is going to make your tattoo completely painless. They will make the pain bearable though, and in some cases much more bearable. […] Read more…

What is a flat needle?

Why You Might Want A Flat Needle Tattoo?

Inside: Flat Needle Tattoos Defined. What is a Flat Needle? Larger flat needles can be used for color fills and shading as they deliver more ink quickly with just one pass. Flat needles are good for intricate shadings such as in geometric patterns and some mandala work. The flat shader needles are also common in […] Read more…

Do's of a fresh tattoo

Do’s and Don’ts of a Fresh Tattoo

Inside: Do’s and Don’ts of a Fresh Tattoo. What is considered a fresh tattoo? Many people describe a fresh tattoo as feeling similar to a sunburn. The area tends to sting a bit, and it can look red and become a little raised or swollen. Inflammation is a natural part of the healing process. You’ll begin to form scabs […] Read more…

Tattoo Fading

What is Tattoo Fading?

Inside: All About Tattoo Fading. How long do tattoos last before fading? If there are no issues, then I would say a tattoo can hold up well for 10 years before seeing that it needs to be brand new again. As you get older, so does your ink. If one is always in the sun […] Read more…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Clean Room

Tattoo Clean Room & Sanitation Guidelines

Inside: What is a Tattoo Clean Room? What is a Clean Room? A cleanroom or cleanroom is a facility ordinarily utilized as a part of specialized industrial production or scientific research, including the manufacture of pharmaceutical items, integrated circuits, CRT, LCD, OLED, and microLED displays. What is a Tattoo Clean Room? Tattoo clean rooms use […] Read more…

Who is Cohesive Wrap used for tattoos?

Using Cohesive Wrap For Tattoo Healing

Inside: How is Cohesive Wrap Used for Tattoos? How is Cohesive Wrap Used for Tattoos? A cohesive bandage can be used to protect new tattoos. Since it won’t stick to the skin, it won’t irritate or damage the new tattoo, but it will stay secure and keep dirt and sunlight off. What is a cohesive wrap bandage used […] Read more…

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