Welcome to the March edition of the newsletter! With St. Patrick's Day coming up, I just feel I have to say that getting a tattoo while drunk may seem like a time-honored American tradition, but it's also one of the best ways to get a tattoo that you wind up regretting later.... so , please DON'T!
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Love My Piercings Products Reviewed
Are specialized tattoo and piercing aftercare products worth it? Here is a review of the Love My Piercings After Care Lotion, Ink Seal and Piercing Spray.
DIY Punk Rock Hair
Dyeing your hair is one of the most common forms of body art. Here are some tricks and tips for doing your own punk rock hair.
The Controversy of Female Genital Mutilation
For the most part body modifications are something that a person chooses for themselves. However in some parts of the world, there still exist nonconsensually practices. Learn more about the practice referred to as female circumcision or FGM.
Tribal Tattoo Meanings
A lot of people are curious about tribal tattoo meanings however that´s not actually something that exists when it comes to modern tribal-style tattooing. For a tribal tattoo to have meaning you need a specific tribe and a cultural context.
- Let's Talk Tattoo Removal
Options for reversing those bad art decisions.
- Face Painting Ideas
Face painting can be lots of fun for spring fairs and kid's parties. Here are some great suggestions and links to help.
- BoingBoing Goes BodyArt
BoingBoing has their fingers on the pulse of many modern currents, including body modification. With connections direct to the extreme cutting edge, they link to where bodies are explored, modified, digitally photographed and uploaded.
You can upload a picture of your tattoo to Bellaonline and have it rated alongside dozens of other tattoos worn by your fellow Bellaonline members. It's fun and free, and you can upload or vote here!
If you have a body art question, we've got an online forum that you can visit. It's a great place for discussing the latest developments in body art and getting an answer to your questions.
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Body Art Editor