Maturity Means A Reappraisal Of Your Tattoos

Maturity Means A Reappraisal Of Your Tattoos

As we get older, wiser and more mature, we tend to mull over on the decisions we made over the past years or so. More often than not, the repercussions of these resolves stay with us more protracted that what we’d expect. One’s wayward youth may have caused one to get inked with some crazy tattoos. But as a person …

Commercial Brand Tattoos: The Tackiest Tattoos Of All?

Photo: Nonbox.com  People get tattoos for a number of reasons. It could be an artistic expression, rebellion, group identification or cultural recognition. The popularity of tattoos became a massive global phenomenon in the 21st century making it a major cosmetic industry. Increasing public acceptance has led people wanting to get a tattoo. It became so widespread that you can see …

Rubbish Removal Guys Also Love Their Tattoos

I once saw a ‘garbo’ with a tattoo of a giant dumpster on his back bearing the skull and crossbones. Rubbish removal guys also love their tattoos. Another bloke in the waste management business had a tattoo of a pile of stinking rubbish with the words ‘Such Is Life’ printed beneath the image. The tattoo is a mark of shared …

All the Fun Of The Fair: Psychics, Tattoo Artists and Bearded Ladies

I always remember walking into a tattoo parlour and seeing the tattoo artist drinking a can of Jim Beam bourbon and coke as he worked on the near naked girl under his inky needles. I thought to myself, what a classy fella. Definitely a professional industry with high standards of hygiene and public health. But of course it is not; …

How to Set Up a Tattoo Removal Parlour

With the explosion in the number of young men and women getting tattooed over the last decade or two, there is now a concurrent demand for tattoo removal. A quarter of all Australians under the age of thirty have a tattoo, according to research carried out in 2013. It is estimated that twenty five percent of those tattooed young Australians …

Underground Credibility: Tattoos as Criminal Status and Symbolism

The tattoo is the mark of the criminal, as the criminal is a rebel from the norms that govern society. The tattoo proudly declares, I am different! The Tattoo screams, I am tough! The Tattoo may also say that the wearer is part of a gang; an underground criminal organisation. The psychology behind tattoos are fairly childish: the desire to …

Tattoos and Prostitution: Is Being Inked a Stain on Your Character?

The tattoo has always been a mark of rebellion, against god the creator and upon our perfect skin. Sailors had tattoos, traditionally, as marks shared between co-conspirators, men who lived not on land but plied their trade at sea. The Maori warrior proudly wore facial tattoos to signify his connection to the sacred; these tattoos were chiselled into his face. …