Decoding Russian criminal tattoos – in pictures

Decoding Russian criminal tattoos – in pictures

From the 1960s to the 1980s, Arkady Bronnikov visited correctional facilities all over the Soviet Union and photographed thousands of tattooed inmates to decode their body art – and helped solve many crimes by identifying criminals based on their ink. Here, you can learn what roses, snakes and cowboys really...

Flash Tattoos by Miranda Burnet

Flash Tattoos by Miranda Burnet

1 Meet Miranda Burnet, the Genius Entrepreneur Behind Flash Tattoos Temporary tattoos used to be those cheap-looking, kitschy body decorations we sported as kids during birthday parties or teenagers at football games. Flash Tattoos has changed all that. By upping the aesthetic and using the tattoos in place of jewelry,...

11 Things We Need to Stop Saying to People With Tattoos Immediately

11 Things We Need to Stop Saying to People With Tattoos Immediately

11, things, we, need, to, stop, saying, to, people, with, tattoos, immediately, The number of Americans lining up for tattoos is growing. According to estimates last year, more than one in 10 Americans now have at least one piece of ink. And yet Americans’ perceptions of tattoos continue to differ...

Tattooed skin needs special care

Tattooed skin needs special care

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. Tattoos are popular ways to change your appearance and express yourself. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, more than a third of Americans ages 18 to 25 have a tattoo, and about 40 percent of Americans ages 26 to 40 have tattoos. "As a permanent and...

Medford tattoo removal program offers fresh start

Medford tattoo removal program offers fresh start

Poll Loading… MEDFORD, Ore. — When she was 15 years old, Seralynn Neal, an aspiring tattoo and piercing artist, ordered a do-it-yourself tattoo kit on Amazon and tattooed a large black widow on her left forearm. "I was in a stage where black was all the rage," she said. "I...