Category Archives: For Beginners

Ta Moko Maori Tattoo

hey say that “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”. In many cases, this is true. Imitation is important in many cultures. Children learn by imitating their parents. Teens seek acceptance from their peers by imitating fashion trends, choices in … Continue reading

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Tattoo Picture Gallery Index

Welcome to the Tattoo Gallery. This is an ever-growing collection, so I encourage all of you to send me pictures of your tattoos to be added. If you would like to add your own tattoo photos to this gallery, please … Continue reading

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5 Tattoos – 5 Experiences

Wow, after reading about all the losers who get stupid crap tattooed on them I really had to write in. I really shouldn’t say that, though, because I have a few tattoos on me that aren’t the most original or … Continue reading

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Declaration of Faith in Ink

Yo, I am a second year university student currently takin’ my B.A. in religion and theology. I am also a certified body piercer and advocate of Christian tattoos. Working in a tattoo shop I have seen first hand the impact … Continue reading

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personal experience – first tattoo

For many years, I’d been telling myself that on my 21st birthday, I’d do something outrageous like… get a tattoo (coming from a conservative chinese family, a tattoo is pretty much considered outrageous). Seems like I couldn’t wait until my … Continue reading

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One Body Mod to Another

My Tongue Piercing I’d always wanted my tongue pierced since the idea had first entered my mind, probably when I was about 11 years old. I’d begged and begged my mother to let me do it, to no avail for … Continue reading

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Monroe Piercing Experience

Like many kids my age (15, nearly 16) I have an interest in piercings. Out of what I have done my most beloved of them all is my monroe piercing (simulated beauty mark above upper lip). While most girls get … Continue reading

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Body Art Testimonials

Some experiences are good, some are terrible! Either way, if you’ve got a tattoo or piercing, you’ve got a story. Learn through others’ mistakes, and take to heart the good advice given by those that have been there. Monroe Piercing … Continue reading

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Tattoo Ink Chemistry

What Are Tattoo Inks? The short answer to the question is: You can’t be 100% certain! Manufacturers of inks and pigments are not required to reveal the contents. A professional who mixes his or her own inks from dry pigments … Continue reading

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Just For Teens – Convincing Your Parents

It’s tough being a kid, especially when you and your parents have different ideas on what is appropriate or “cool”. The term “generation gap” didn’t come from nowhere – it’s been an issue between parents and their kids for all … Continue reading

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