Tattoos

Tattoo Troubles Are More Common Than We Thought

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've recently had a tattoo with a grizzly aftermath - we're talking pain, prolonged scabbing or skin infections - then you're not alone. A sur...

Misery Tattoos Are The Next Big Thing (And We Totally Want To Get One)

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Style

Meet Sean from Texas, the Hollywood-based tattooist changing the ink scene with his bad mood skate-punk style. But it’s not all one endless bumme...

This Tattoo Over Double Mastectomy Scars Is Absolutely Stunning

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When a woman who'd had reconstructive surgery after a double mastectomy visited Miriam 'Mim' d'Abb's tattoo parlour, the artist knew she had to create...

£3 Tattoo Removal Cream Could Soon Be On The Cards

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Not-so-proud tattoo owners could soon find themselves freed of their dodgy inks for as little as £3. All thanks to 27-year-old inventor and PhD st...

How An Infected Ear Bar Left This Woman Fighting For Her Life

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: Graphic images Tattoos and piercings are more popular than ever, but what happens when things take a turn for the worse? A student from...

Magician Gets Probably The Worst Tattoo Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When comedy magician, Bill Sharpe, requested an Ace of Spades tattoo from an unqualified tattooist. Little did he know the horrors that were about to ...

Artist Brings His Tattoo To Life Using Augmented Reality

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Tech

When Australian comic book artist Sutu created his interactive comic Modern Polaxis, little did he realise that he'd be able to bring so much more tha...

Doting Dad Gets 'Awesome' Tattoo Of His Son... On His Face

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK

It’s perfectly understandable to be so overwhelmed with love you want to commemorate that feeling somehow. Photographs, ceremony, perhaps an ite...

This Mum Tried To Remove Her Tattoo Using Pure Acid

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

WARNING: Graphic Content Break-ups are hard. Break-ups when you have your ex's name permanently tattooed on your body are even harder. Three y...

This Proves Your Tattoo(s) Will Look Awesome In Fifty Years

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Considering getting a tattoo but worried what it'll look like in fifty years time? Let these (incredibly cool) guys and gals quell your concerns......

The Answer To The Question 'What Will Your Tattoos Look Like When You're Older?'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Anti-inkers are always saying "Don't you ever think what it will look like when you're old?". Now people with tattoos don't need to worry. Courtesy...

A Bon Jovi Fan Just Got The World's Worst Tattoo

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Some people live to regret their tattoos, but even if you've got a pointless Nando's logo enshrined on your bum, you'll feel better looking at this pi...

Soldier's Liverpool FC Tattoo Reads 'You'll Never Walk' After Leg Amputation

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK

A Liverpool fan and Royal Marine's "You'll Never Walk Alone" tattoo was unfortunately altered after he had his leg amputated. Andy Grant's limb wa...

This Guy Had His Nose Cut Off To Look Like A Comic Book Villain

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A Venezuelan comic book fan has gone to possibly the most extreme lengths yet to look like his favourite Marvel character. Henry Damon, 37, underwe...

One More Reason To Love Judi Dench And It Involves Tattoos

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you think of a stereotypical past time for grandparents, activities such as knitting, gardening and baking come to mind. But Dame Judi Dench i...

'Redrum' Carjacker (And Massive Fan Of The Shining Presumably) Jailed For 30 Years

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK

Did you enjoy Stephen King’s novel The Shining? How about Stanley Kubrick’s film? Did you like it so much you got the word ‘REDRUM’ (‘mu...

This Is Possibly The Worst Tattoo You'll See In Your Life

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There are crap tattoos and then there is THIS. Behold. This is Holly Aston and after two years of hiding in the shadows, avoiding bikinis and ...

Tattooist Has Adorable Way Of Making Woman With Down Syndrome's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Tattoo artist Jason Ward is getting a lot of love on the internet right now because every week he obliges a woman with Down Syndrome's request to have...

Getting A Tattoo Removed Looks Like Hell

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

YouTube channel Smarter Every Day initially brought us the fascinatingly disgusting slow-motion video of getting a tattoo. Well now they're back an...

Tattoos - Is a Permanent Fashion Statement Going to Far?

Neely Reyes | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Neely Reyes

Tattoos have a long and rich cultural history but it seems that in the last 5-10 years they have really hit the mainstream. With the likes of Justin Bieber and One Direction having tattoos all over their body tattoo really can't be considered a rebellious counter-culture any more.

In Pictures - Belgrade International Tattoo Convention 2014

A.P Childs | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
A.P Childs

I sometimes consider getting my skin inked but what always stops me is finding both an original place on the body, and of course a truly unique image too. The fact/rumour (who knows?) that the late actor, Oliver Reed carried an 'extending' falcon's talon on his you-know-what always amuses me.

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This Woman Tattoos Nipples On Breast Cancer Patients After Mastectomy

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Warning: the images in this article contain nudity As any breast cancer survivor knows, the impact of the disease lasts long after receiving the al...

15 Utterly Stunning Tattoo Ideas From Artists On Instagram

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're thinking of getting a tattoo (or just like musing over pictures of incredible body art), one of the best places to go for inspiration is Ins...

Should You Ever Get Matching Tattoos?

Effi Mai | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Effi Mai

Get something small like a symbol that means something to the both of you whether it's a word that you both like the sound of, a fish because you met at the aquarium, or very small and neatly drawn sex organs because you both like each other's very much.

Melanie Covers 'Antonio' Tattoo With Bandage... And Her Own Name

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Melanie Griffith caused a stir over the weekend, when she was photographed with her ‘Antonio’ tattoo covered up by what appeared to be a bandage, ...