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Body Art Considerations For Travelers
While traveling to another country can be exciting and fun, getting hassled over having body art because that culture views it differently from your own isn't as enjoyable. Here are some body art considerations to think about before you go traveling.
Body Art Hangman
Just like when you were a kid, this is the classic hangman word game, only all about body art, tattooing, piercing and mor!
The articles in this sub-category deal with body rights, personal privacy and bodyart.
Dad Acquitted After Branding Kids
The latest incident of parent-turned-body-artist happened in Washington State. A divorced father of three narrowly escaped being charged with multiple felonies after branding his own children.
Forced Tattooing, A Misdemeanor or Mayhem?
An interesting legal case is playing out in the state of California. The results will ultimately decide the charges of an instance of forcible tattooing.
Georgia Couple Faces Charges For Tattooing Kids
A Georgia couple has just been charged with illegally tattooing six of their seven children. Will ignorance of state law help or harm them in this case?
German Brothel Offers Tattoo Deal
Would you ever get a tattoo in exchange for a lifetime discount? A German brothel is offering just that to its customers who get their logo tattooed on their arms.
Lifetime Grilled Cheese Tattoo Discount
Those in the Cleveland, Ohio area who love tattoos and grilled cheese can now cash in on that love. And the discount will last for as long as the ink does!
May 16 Is National Piercing Day
A body piercing holiday? The movement is on to make one day a year a celebration of body adornment. If youŽd like to take someoneŽs pipe dream and help them further the cause, read on!
Media-fed Tattoo Hysteria
Did a man in the UK actually die from getting a tattoo? See how media hysteria and the motivation to sell newspapers can distort the reality around tattooing.
For some, the month of November is Movember, a month of using facial hair to raise awareness for a variety of health issues that effect men. So grow those Mo's and (literally) help change the face of men's heath.
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?
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.
Skin Art Benefits Memphis Gradeschoolers
After a successful fundraiser last summer, Big Jay's House of Ink is putting their needles to work to benefit a Memphis elementary school. Roll up your sleeves, and head back to school with Backpacks for Tatts.
Sports Body Art Branding Goes Über-Mainstream
Super-fans are well known for doing all sorts of things to show their love for their favorite team, but now the teams may be looking to help make that public display of affection a bit more permanent.
TatTap inks your iPhone, Android or BlackBerry
Need some tattoos or body art on your favorite mobile device? Look no further than TatTap, the new smartphone application for body art fans.
Would you ever consider making a bet where if you lost, youŽd have to get a tattoo? And would you really hold up your end of the deal if you did lose? Here are some stories about tattoo bets.
One of the hottest fashion trends going right now is shoes with tattoo designs on them. Take a look at some hot tattooed shoes.
Tattoo Taxation and Body Piercing Pricing
As the economy crunches down on state budgets, many lawmakers are looking for areas of revenue to make up shortfalls. And it turns out that body art has been mostly untaxed up until now. But that may soon change.
Tattooed and Untattooed Partners
If you are a person with tattoos, do you care if the person you date has them or not? And vice versa, if you don't have tattoos, will tattoos change your perception of someone new you meet?
Tattooed Teen Lies About Facial Stars
In a perfect illustration of why age limits for tattooing are a good idea, a Belgian teen got her face tattooed, and then lied and said the artist had disfigured her while she slept through the tattoo process.
Tattoos As Trendy Ad Gimmick
If there's one thing that's really hot right now, it's to make your company's advertisement incorporate a tattoo gimmick.
The Future is Tattooed Fruit
The days of fishing sticky labels out of the compost pile may be coming to an end. The fruit industry is working on an ink-less tattoo to mark fruit.
The Ink, Not Mink Campaign Continues
PETA has continued their anti-fur campaign of tattooed celebs willing to take it all off in the name of animal rights. Take a look at some of the latest participants.
The Return of Temptu Temporary Tattoos
The original temporary body art and tattoo paint is back. And this time they are partnering with Beyoncé to bring a new look to her Dereon fashion line.
The Ugliest Tattoos
Just how bad is a bad tattoo? Thanks to the Internet, you can now see and vote on potential candidates in a never-ending stream.
Twittering About Tattoos
You'd think that a site that allows you to send 140 character messages can't have a whole lot to do with tattooing. And you'd be wrong.
Would Tattoos Help Police Public Relations?
As tattooing has gotten more and more popular, many law enforcement departments have put rules in place to limit or hide the more colorful examples of skin art. But would showing their tattoos make for better public relations?
Zombie Boy Goes High Fashion Body Art Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Body Art Site Map
The freak show and high fashion have joined forces at last. Zombie Boy goes from tattooed curiosity to the Paris catwalks.
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