Top Ten Most Painful Places to get a Tattoo – Part I

Top Ten Most Painful Places to get a Tattoo - Part I If you are thinking about getting tattooed for the first time, you are probably wondering how much it is going to hurt. The answer is - ranging from some to quite a bit. However, some places will be more painful than others. As [...]

By |2021-10-17T16:45:59+01:00October 17th, 2021|Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on Top Ten Most Painful Places to get a Tattoo – Part I

New Laser Tattoo Removal

Laser Tattoo Removal Tattoo removal has come a long way since the days of carving or acid burning. Thankfully, tattooing has also come a long way since when it was used to brandish criminals or prisoners and those gruesome removal methods were used to leave the past behind. However, while we may no longer [...]

By |2021-10-14T16:26:47+01:00October 14th, 2021|Tattoo Removal, tattoo technology, Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on New Laser Tattoo Removal

What is the Best Place on the Body for Your First Tattoo?

What is the Best Place on the Body for Your First Tattoo? It is entirely up to every single person where on the body to place their first tattoo. However, often people ask where the 'best spot' is. And while aesthetics certainly play a huge role there are a few other things to take into [...]

By |2021-10-11T11:14:53+01:00October 5th, 2021|Tattoo Tips and Advice|Comments Off on What is the Best Place on the Body for Your First Tattoo?

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