Tag Archives: tattoos

  • Ephemeral Tattoos Last One Year, Easily Removed

    Ephemeral Tattoos Last One Year, Easily Removed

    The whole point of a tattoo, some would tell you, is that it’s permanent. But as the Buddhists say, impermanence is the only really permanent thing in the universe, and Ephemeral is a new kind of tattoo being developed to last about a year.  And if you get sick of it before then, it’s much more easily […]

  • Ink Hunter App Lets You Try Out Tattoos Digitally

    Ink Hunter App Lets You Try Out Tattoos Digitally

    So you want to get a tattoo. Throughout history, people have pulled the trigger on that decision using only their imaginations and possibly the wise counsel of a friend or enabler, but now there’s an app that lets you see for yourself exactly how a given tattoo will look on your skin before you get […]

  • Blackout Tattoos: The Latest Trend in Body Art

    Blackout Tattoos: The Latest Trend in Body Art

    The latest craze in tattoos is a step beyond the pale even for people who are used to full-arm sleeves and other serious tattoo indicators, all of which now look pretty softcore compared to blackout tattoos. And now this new trend is gaining traction in the mainstream media, surely to the shock and horror of skittish […]

  • Dmitry Kalmykov Specializes in Tattoo-Inspired Jewelry

    Dmitry Kalmykov Specializes in Tattoo-Inspired Jewelry

    As tattoos have gotten more and more mainstream, the style of tattoos has evolved and changed since the days when they were the domain of sailors and serious iconoclasts. It’s those old-school tattoo designs that inspire artist Dmitry Kalmykov to create his unique rings, only available directly from him. Dmitry Kalmykov displays his work on […]

  • Dr. Woo x Thierry Lasry Sunglasses: Body Art Meets Eyewear

    Dr. Woo x Thierry Lasry Sunglasses: Body Art Meets Eyewear

    Famed tattoo artist Dr. Woo and designer of sunglasses Thierry Lasry have teamed up on a limited edition pair of sunglasses (although I’d kind of like to see the two work on a tattoo design instead). Dr. Woo x Thierry Lasry Sunglasses are unisex shades for when you want to stand out as you hide […]

  • ‘Knuckles': The Book-Length Tribute to the Knucle Tattoo

    ‘Knuckles': The Book-Length Tribute to the Knucle Tattoo

    Reverend Harry Powell gave knuckle tattoos a pretty bad reputation back in the 1950s, but actually it’s a pretty thriving body art form with plenty of practitioners who would never dream of murdering Shelley Winters. It’s these individuals that are the subject of Knuckles, an entire book of photography devoted to the knuckle tattoo concept. […]

  • Momentary Ink: Try Out a Custom Tattoo Before Committing

    Momentary Ink: Try Out a Custom Tattoo Before Committing

    The whole point of tattoos is that they are at least theoretically permanent, which is why some people are reluctant to get one in case they change their mind about what they want later. Momentary Ink won’t guarantee your tattoo tastes won’t change, but it at least gives you a chance to give your custom […]

  • Save My Ink: Frame Your Tattoos for Posthumous Posterity

    Save My Ink: Frame Your Tattoos for Posthumous Posterity

    When it comes time to consider your own mortality in concrete, literal terms, it’s natural to think about your own legacy and what you leave behind for future generations. Thanks to a new (and apparently very real) service, that can now include your very own tattoos – it’s called Save My Ink. Save My Ink […]

  • Inkbox: Temporary Two-Week Tattoos

    Inkbox: Temporary Two-Week Tattoos

    Jimmy Buffett famously referred to tattoos as a “permanent reminder of a temporary feeling,” but what if there was a way to make that reminder a little less than permanent, but a little more than temporary? That’s the question answered by Inkbox, a temporary tattoo that lasts a full two weeks, and doesn’t look like […]