How Painful is Getting A Tattoo Really?

How Painful is Getting A Tattoo Really? So you are excited, or dare we say a little nervous, about getting your first tattoo. Sure, there are all kinds of things that could be causing the butterflies. However, more often than not, the culprit is not knowing what to expect when it comes to pain. Even [...]

By |2021-06-10T13:08:01+01:00June 9th, 2021|Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on How Painful is Getting A Tattoo Really?

What to Expect When Your Tattoo Is Healing – Part 2

What to Expect When Your Tattoo Is Healing - Part 2 Now, remember that some people heal faster than others. What is true for you might not be true for your best friend. Even if you got tattoos around the same time, the process might differ depending on genetics, lifestyle, and - what you are [...]

By |2021-05-17T21:14:50+01:00May 17th, 2021|Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on What to Expect When Your Tattoo Is Healing – Part 2

What To Expect When Your Tattoo Is Healing

What To Expect When Your Tattoo Is Healing By Vic from Vivid Ink Derby Your tattoo artist will repeatedly stress the importance of good after-care and letting your tattoo heal properly. Their design and skill can only do so much, then it is a collaborative effort on your end to set your new [...]

By |2021-05-12T18:59:57+01:00May 12th, 2021|Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on What To Expect When Your Tattoo Is Healing

What are Blackout Tattoos and Should You Consider Getting One?

What are Blackout Tattoos, and Should You Consider Getting One? Blackout tattoos are when a large part of your body, often arms, legs or neck, but back and chest are becoming increasingly common, are covered in black ink. They are definite statement pieces that attract a lot of attention. They used to be a real [...]

By |2021-05-10T13:12:10+01:00May 10th, 2021|tattoo technique, Tattoo Tips and Advice, tattoo trends|Comments Off on What are Blackout Tattoos and Should You Consider Getting One?

What Goes Into the Cost of a Tattoo?

What Goes Into the Cost of a Tattoo? It has been said a million times, but we will say it again - good tattoos are not cheap, and cheap tattoos are not good (unless they are done by one of Vivid Ink’s fantastic apprentices, of course). But why exactly are tattoos (relatively) expensive? Let’s break [...]

By |2021-05-06T13:57:45+01:00May 6th, 2021|Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on What Goes Into the Cost of a Tattoo?

How To Choose the Right Tattoo Artist For You

How To Choose the Right Tattoo Artist For You So you have decided you want a tattoo and what you would like to get. Now you have to choose your artist. Easier said than done, particularly in the time of social media and Instagram-ink when the sheer volume of possibilities may feel a little overwhelming. [...]

By |2021-05-01T10:44:27+01:00April 30th, 2021|Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on How To Choose the Right Tattoo Artist For You

How to Protect Your Tattoo From the Sun

How to Protect Your Tattoo From the Sun It is almost Easter and the Northern hemisphere is beginning to emerge in earnest from its winter hibernation. The sun actually provides a bit of warmth, as opposed to only a weak light struggling to reach us through the clouds. Green little buds are starting to pop [...]

By |2021-04-01T09:32:24+01:00March 31st, 2021|Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on How to Protect Your Tattoo From the Sun

Top Tips for Tattoo Etiquette 

Top Tips for Tattoo Etiquette  You may be nervous about getting your first/next tattoo. Nerves can make people act in all kinds of funny ways. Sometimes, we feel that we need to share an uncomfortable experience with people we know or even get a little help numbing ourselves through an intoxicating substance like alcohol. However, [...]

By |2021-03-19T12:16:58+00:00March 19th, 2021|Tattoo Convention, Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Top Tips for Tattoo Etiquette 

Tattoo infections – How they happen and how best to avoid them

Todays post is going to be about tattoo infections, how they happen, the problems they cause and how best to avoid it. The first thing we want to explain is that a tattoo is a tattoo is a process where the skin is broken by a bunch of tiny needles, and inherently anytime you undertake [...]

By |2021-03-03T15:22:48+00:00March 1st, 2021|tattoo laws, Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Tattoo infections – How they happen and how best to avoid them