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

Your Tattoo Budget

Your Tattoo Budget Vivid Inkers all over the West Midlands (and beyond) are always excited to get a new piece of ink. Truly, who isn’t when we have such a wonderful range of artists working with us? You know that every piece will be spectacular, and it often means that we are eager to [...]

By |2020-09-30T10:19:37+01:00September 25th, 2020|Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Your Tattoo Budget

Large Tattoos

Large TattoosLarge tattoos are continuing in popularity. Although large tattoos are a big decision, we continue to create extensive pieces on the arms, back and legs which vary from one continuous piece to individual and varied designs linked together.Due to the size, complexity and time required for such pieces, we often receive many queries about [...]

By |2020-09-30T10:33:36+01:00September 17th, 2020|tattoo technique, Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Large Tattoos

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

How to prepare for your tattoo

How to Prepare Whilst many of our clients are return customers and tattoo fanatics, we also know that some of you are newbies. Being tattooed for the first time can be quite a daunting experience and it’s hard to know what to do beforehand to ensure that you are fully [...]

By |2020-09-30T10:59:41+01:00September 2nd, 2020|tattoo technique, Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on How to prepare for your tattoo

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