mix and match!

A few different topics, several different languages and yet it’s all about tattoos! πŸ˜‰

dress code issue

A Polish article about students, their tattoo choices and how these tattoos affect their job search and the way they are perceived as employees.

warum Tattoos super sind

Why tattoos are super – a German article with not enough depth but not everyone is profound, right?

Tattoos mean not only rock’n’roll but also hard work, daily practice and your customer’s trust!

Japanese tattoo art

Finally, an interesting article, especially for those who live in Virginia as they will have a good opportunity to learn more about Japanese tattoo art!

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exhibit, helping out and pride

MKG-Tattoo-Herbert-Hoffmann

More press coverage of the tattoo exhibit in Hamburg, Germany.

Another mention about the Expanded Eye tattoo shop.

the puzzle of extreme rituals

The Puzzle of Extreme Rituals‘ – an interesting read for sure.

Helping out the victims of sex trafficking once tattoo cover-up at a time!

Kurdish tattoos

Kurdish women and their traditional tattoos – something old and beautiful has been vanishing!

tattooed & sophisticated

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Kid Ink, an American rapper, in an interview focused on his tattoos but he was also kind enough to take part in a Peta campaign! More modified charity accents in articles from UK and Canada.

An interesting article about Horiyoshi and his Yokohama Tattoo Museum is worth reading. How the Master stated himself: β€œNo matter how many times the government tries to prohibit tattooing, it will never disappear. To receive and to give tattoos is a human instinct.”

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If you happen to be in Paris soon, you definitely should check out a new museum exhibition devoted to tattoos!

β€˜Japan Inked’ sheds some light on tattoo culture in this country while an article about Iban pride discusses attempts to keep the local tattoo tradition alive!

This one is certainly interesting – selfie surgeries are getting popular, especially among the younger crowd.

If you want to conceal your tattoos, you can use some make up tricks from this article. Below this col video featuring Zombie Boy for Dermablend.

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Tattoos in America – who, how old, what educational background etc. Apparently, β€˜they’ know everything about β€˜you’ πŸ˜‰ And a Β German article states that the tattooed people are more accepted in Germany now.

traditional vs. modern and artsy

Keone Nunes, a traditional Hawaiian tattoo artist, portrayed here. In a similar vein articles on yantra tattoos in Thailand – very interesting photographs here; one of the links submitted by Bastian!

An exhibit devoted to tattoos in art in Germany; here a teaser about it. Also from Bastian!

Something for Bastian and others into hooks – β€˜hanging on’ discusses suspension, Allen Falkner and his TSD team.

Another influential person, Brian Decker, mentioned in this, somewhat naΓ―ve text about β€˜scar tattoos’ (sic!).

We all heard about the first Christians allegedly tattooing the symbols of their faith on them or the medieval knights getting tattoos in the time of the Crusades; here’s another twist on it: β€˜Jerusalem family tattoos pilgrims for centuries.’

β€˜Keep your tattoos from fading’ is a must at this time of the year!