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What does getting a tattoo feel like?

Getting tattooed feels like being licked by tiny unicorns. Or at least that’s the sarcastic reply I received when I asked my tattooist what my tattoo would feel like. As I booked my first tattoo appointment, all those years ago.

Best Piercing Numbing Cream

With Lidocaine (5%), Prilocaine (5%) and Epinephrine (1%), here's the strongest and most effective numbing product available. And we've tested it on some brutal projects.

Should you cover your tattoos when travelling?

I’m a frequent traveller and I often get asked by tattoo newbies if they’ll need to cover their tattoos while travelling. Here's how I decide whether or not to cover my tattoos when travelling.

Should tattoo sleeves match?

When getting a pair of tattoo sleeves you don’t need to have two identical sleeves. But here's what you should match for symmetry.

Tattoo Styles | Why Do People Get Blackout Tattoos?

There is no single reason for why people choose blackwork or why people get blackout tattoos. A blackout tattoo can be used to coverup existing tattoos or it can be a standalone statement piece. It may even be a symbol of grief and mourning.

First Tattoo | Tattoo Aftercare

Now that tattoo day has finally come and you’ve got your new tattoo, it’s time to use those tattoo aftercare products you stocked up on. Here’s how you should remove the bandage your tattooist applied and how to clean your new tattoo.