Greetings, Body Art Fans!
The Pacific Northwest has been having a much colder winter than usual, and about all I can say at this time of year is that my tattoos are really craving not being bundled up under two layers of fleece!
New and Recommended Articles:
If big tattooed bikers make you want to cross the street, you might want to take another look. This gang is all about tattoos, motorcycles and animal welfare.
Pet Piercing IS Animal Cruelty
Humans who love body piercing have taken their love of barbells and rings to their pets. But would these same people allow others to modify their bodies without giving consent?
Body Art Top 20 for 2008
See which articles were the hottest reads for 2008 on BellaOnline´s Body Art topic! Celebrity tattooing, movies, and nose piercings sure held their own against a few newcomers.
- The Tattoos of Dwayne (the Rock) Johnson
Wrestler/actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson isn’t just carrying on the family tradition of professional wrestling. He’s also carrying on with his family and cultural tradition of being tattooed.
- Changing Nose Jewelry
Learn more about how to pick new jewelry for your nose piercing and how much it should be healed before you change the jewelry you are wearing.
- Tattooing and Piercing Supplies
The Internet has taken most of the former job of the mail order catalog when it comes to tattoo and body piercing supply businesses. Some are run by artists who've been in the biz a long time and got into the technical side of things. Some are run by larger manufacturing companies, especially the piercing and jewelry supply companies in Asia.
- Japanese Tattoos
The traditional style of Japanese tattooing evolved in a way as to be both bold and secretive
You can upload your tattoo pictures to Bellaonline and then rate your favorites! It's fun and free, and you can upload or vote here.
If you have a body art question, please come on over to the online forum. It's a great place for chatting about body art and getting an answer.
If you'd like to write about body art and tattoos, and you'd like to earn some cash or donate to your favorite charity, c'mon over to Ink City, an online body art community I facilitate, and give it a go!
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Body Art Editor