Category Archives: tattoos for women

10 THINGS YOUR TATTOO ARTIST WANTS YOU TO KNOW

Tattooing—both the acts of getting and giving tattoos—is a complicated thing. In fact, there are way more ins-and-outs to the process than the average person realizes. If you don’t spend 60 hours a week in a tattoo shop you might not know all of the proper etiquette that will make your session go far more […]

THE INSPIRATIONAL TALE BEHIND THOSE SEMICOLON TATTOOS

When I started noticing semicolon tattoos becoming prevalent within the tattooing community I couldn’t help but wonder what the significance of it was. It had to be something much more significant than a movement bucking Kurt Vonnegut’s most hated punctuation mark, and it turns out that it is. The Semicolon Project was created to raise awareness […]

TATTOOS OVER SCARS : RECLAIMING YOUR BODY

Scars are part of our lives, but when it is too hard to live with them, the solution of tattoos over scars can help people to make up with their physical appearance. Recently, great progress has been made in plastic surgery thanks to tattoo art. Breast cancer survivors with mastectomy surgery scars are now able […]

Facebook Tattoo Hell With Austin & Sara

A heated exchange on Facebook between a student who had the face of her boyfriend of ONE WEEK tattooed on her bicep. An image of the inking, apparently a Valentine’s Day ‘gift’ was posted on Austin Knill’s wall, by one Sara Hartley, with the message: “Hey baby, I wanted to show you in person, but I’m gonna […]

VIRAL IMAGE: TYPICAL GIRL TATTOO FORM

This image is making the rounds of blogs and e-mail inboxes. Yes, the designs are common “starter tattoos” for women, but some of my favorite Inked Girls still rock one or more of them proudly. I don’t know the source but I surmise that this a good humored custom tattoo shop that has an interesting […]

22 Things Only Women With Tattoos Will Understand

1. You’re used to complete strangers labeling you. Jamie McCarthy / WireImage, Adam Berry / Getty Images, Getty Images 2. People seem to think it’s okay to ask you if you have tattoos in any private places. NBC / Via goodreads.com 3. You’ve been told countless times that your tattoos won’t look good with your […]