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The key thing to keep in mind is that tattoos are perceived differently by different employers and individuals.
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She now sees her scars as "entirely positive."
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It might be best to skip red ink.
The story behind the ink.
Pretty ink perfect to honour your little duo.
Now this is seriously cool.
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"It's an acquired taste," says Singapore-based tattoo artist Chester Lee.
Tattoo culture as a whole is becoming more and more prevalent, especially among the millennial generation. Depending on who you ask, many young adults are of the belief that tattoos are becoming less taboo, both within society and the workplace.
Thinking about getting inked, but not ready to make the commitment? These two-week tattoos may be your answer.
So pretty they'll even make needle-phobes envious.
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In the old days tattoos used to be surgically removed, but in the last two decades laser removal has become the de-inking choice. Still, as countless YouTube videos have shown, having a tattoo lasered off has been neither pretty nor without pain or scarring. But all that may be changing.
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When it comes to the climb of pop stardom, Miley Cyrus has proven she can't be tamed. Earlier this month, the singer posted a photo showing a new tattoo in a rather unlikely place: her lower lip. Unlike the other maneuvers, which may have social consequences, this one could lead to medical problems.
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I was a cutter for about 10 years of my life. I wasn't ever going to get a tattoo. I didn't think they were for me. However, I realized sometime last year that I've already marked myself with permanency. And choices I made when I was at my lowest are not the permanent marks I want to carry with me the rest of my life.
The zenith of popularity of any given human activity is the creation of a reality television series based on the practice. This week, tattooing took centre stage as the show Ink Master began its second season. I reached out to tattoo artist Lizzie Renaud, who owns the Toronto-based Speakeasy Tattoo and asked her perspective on the concept of safety in the Tattoo Shop.
Few expressions of individuality are more telling than a tattoo. At a time when curating one's image is as non-committal as changing a Facebook status, artists say more young people are embracing the...
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There is little doubt that the human body has become a sacrificial lamb to the billion-dollar beauty industry in our youth-obsessed society. But beyond the cosmetic surgeries, laser peels, and artificial fillers, the popularity of tattoos reveals the need for transformation that goes beneath the skin.
Some parents get tattoos of their child's name, but Philippe Aumond and Camille Boivin went one better.In a show of solidarity, they each have an image of an insulin pump tattooed on their abdomens, d...