Do Tattoo Removal Creams Actually Work?

Do Tattoo Removal Creams Actually Work? We are slowly emerging from the double haze of 2020 and New Year’s Eve, even though the latter may have been slightly less of an exuberant party occasion than normally. However, it is still a new year and with that comes the inevitable desire to reinvent oneself. A sense [...]

By |2021-01-05T17:11:06+00:00January 5th, 2021|Tattoo Removal, tattoo technology, Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Do Tattoo Removal Creams Actually Work?

Tattoo Glossary T to Y

Tattoo Glossary T to Y T Tattoo Machine — the proper name for that which most artists today use to apply the ink to a person’s skin. The first version uses rotary technology, with an electric motor to drive the needles. Its succesor, the coil machine is considered the standard for modern tattooing. An electromagnetic [...]

By |2020-10-07T08:39:36+01:00October 4th, 2020|tattoo technique, tattoo technology, Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Tattoo Glossary T to Y

Tattoo Glossary O – S

Tattoo Glossary O - S O  Old School — also known as American Traditional. Features bold black lining, two-dimensional with no shading, and draw from a set of images and symbolism, like eagles, skulls, roses, and pin-up girls.   Ornamental — in architecture and decorative art, an ornamental piece is one that is used to enhance [...]

By |2020-10-01T17:09:21+01:00October 1st, 2020|tattoo technique, tattoo technology, Tattoo Tips and Advice, tattoo trends|Comments Off on Tattoo Glossary O – S

Tattoo Glossary D to N

Tattoo Glossary - D to N D Dotwork — a style of tattooing entirely made up of dots of different sizes and different distances from each other. Where they are closer together, the tattoo will be denser. Where they are further apart, it will be more spacious. Sometimes it encompasses linework to create contours, [...]

By |2020-09-30T10:38:01+01:00September 10th, 2020|tattoo technique, tattoo technology, Tattoo Tips and Advice, tattoo trends|Comments Off on Tattoo Glossary D to N

Tattoo Glossary – A to C

Tattoo Glossary - A to C  Ever felt like you need to Urban Dictionary some of the things you hear around a tattoo studio? Or on blogs like this for that matter? We decided to do a thorough run-through of all the jargon and terminology you may come across while hanging around a tattoo shop, be that [...]

By |2020-09-30T10:41:51+01:00September 8th, 2020|tattoo history, tattoo technique, tattoo technology, Tattoo Tips and Advice, tattoo trends|Comments Off on Tattoo Glossary – A to C

Laser Tattoo Removal Part II

Laser Tattoo Removal Part II Laser is an acronym for  Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation. They emit a single colour/wavelength light through a process of optical amplification in a narrow beam or series of pulses. The lasers used to remove tattoos work with pulses that last nanoseconds, or, as has recently become [...]

By |2020-10-01T17:24:03+01:00August 12th, 2020|Tattoo Removal, tattoo technique, tattoo technology, Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Laser Tattoo Removal Part II

Laser Tattoo Removal

Laser Tattoo Removal Since we mentioned laser removal in the last blog, as a means to making it easier to get a good cover up result, we thought we’d take a look at the actual science behind it. In this first part, we get a little nerdy on history. In the next post, we [...]

By |2020-10-01T17:22:35+01:00August 6th, 2020|Tattoo Removal, tattoo technique, tattoo technology, Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Laser Tattoo Removal

What makes tattoo ink permanent?

What makes tattoo ink permanent?  The immune system has gotten a lot of press lately. Nor surprisingly, as a strong and healthy one will protect you from things like viruses. And, if you do catch one (not naming names), it can make sure you recover faster.  But your immune system and its response is also [...]

By |2020-10-26T10:28:13+00:00July 11th, 2020|tattoo technology|Comments Off on What makes tattoo ink permanent?

Tech and Tattoos

Tech and Tattoos The evolution of Artificial Intelligence — AI — from something menacingly coming at us in various shapes and sizes from distant futures in sci-fi movies, to something that is a major part of our everyday life has been swift. Assisting, chartering, calculating and developing, it is hard to imagine life today without [...]

By |2020-10-26T11:35:29+00:00January 24th, 2020|tattoo technology, tattoo trends|Comments Off on Tech and Tattoos