SUMMER TATTOO TRENDS 2023-2024

Slops or sneakers? Beach or bush? Swimshorts or Speedo? These are important questions summer lovers must ask themselves if they’re looking to have a sizzlin’ season this year. But many of these critical decisions are informed by the latest, largest and loudest, you guessed it – trends.  Trends come and go. Some trends last a…

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MAKING A MARK THIS FESTIVE SEASON 2023: A GIFT THAT LASTS

The festive season is almost upon us! As we wind down for the year and start enjoying the fun in the sun that comes with South African Xmas vibes, it’s always a good idea to get a jump on the Christmas shopping frenzy that we all hate. From struggling with parking to dealing with December…

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What To Wear This Summer With Your Tattoos

Nothing beats the weather, the good vibes or the holiday excitement that comes with the spring and summertime. From longer days and rounding on that end-of-year excitement to the flowers popping up and – you guessed it – showing off this summer with your tattoos. Getting your fashion choices right is one thing. Getting them…

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Think Before You Ink

[Edited: October 06, 2023] 7 Essential Pro Advice Tips Before Getting a Tattoo “Think before you act”. “Think before you buy that”. “Think before you drink”. These pearls of wisdom have been with us since childhood. Parents, teachers, friends. Anyone with our best interests at heart has always reminded us to use our brains before…

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A Guide To Becoming A Badass Tattoo Artist

Become a Tattoo Artist

[Edited: July 07, 2023] Figuring out how to become a tattoo artist is no easy task. Truth be told, when it comes to making your mark (yeah, that’s a pun) in the tattoo industry, the ability to draw or sketch well accounts for about 1% of what it takes to become an artist who is…

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5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Finger Tattoo

5 Things to consider before getting a finger tattoo

[Edited: August 16, 2023] Thinking about getting your digits tattooed? Finger tattoos are big – actually, most are pretty small – rather, popular choices among the trendy, the young and anyone looking for something a little different. Some finger tattoo ideas are original and unique; others, not so much. Finger and hand tattoos are the latest crazes…

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The Low Down On Cover up Tattoos

[Edited: January 29, 2024] A cheating ex’s name. That poorly rendered mural of an awful 90s punk band that never made it. A terrible My Little Pony effigy on the hip that’s grown wider along with your pants size. The Chinese script you thought meant ‘Peace’ but turned out to say ‘Chicken run no rice’. …

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