Moony over tattoos tied to the eclipse

Moony over tattoos tied to the eclipse

Leslie Oldfield posted this photo on Facebook last week of her and daughter Ellie’s wrists. LATROBE, Pa. – You think full moons make people a little nutty? Monday’s solar eclipse already is affecting people’s behavior, including that of a Latrobe librarian who was moved to get a moon tattoo on her ankle to sort of… Read More

Why Couples Get Tattoos For Each Other — And What Happens If They Break Up

Why Couples Get Tattoos For Each Other — And What Happens If They Break Up

Forget socks or some new kitchenware: When Christmas rolled around two years ago, Katherine Gutierrez and her now-wife Emily decided to give each other the gift of ink. More specifically, the Guiterrezes got matching tattoos that spoke to both their individual identities and their identity as a couple. “We saw an quote on Pinterest that… Read More

How tattoos and motorcycles helped Sailor Jerry's become the second biggest spiced rum brand in the world

How tattoos and motorcycles helped Sailor Jerry’s become the second biggest spiced rum brand in the world

Sailor Jerry’s The rum brand Sailor Jerry sold a million cases for the first time this year, second only to to longtime category leader Captain Morgan. The company credits its revamped marketing strategy, centered on Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins — the renowned American tattoo artist that it is named after. Sailor Jerry has also ditched… Read More

Miley Cyrus and Elsa Pataky cement their friendship over their love for Hemsworth brothers with matching tattoos

Miley Cyrus and Elsa Pataky cement their friendship

She has been rapidly adding to her inkings while in Australia with Liam Hemsworth and his family. And Miley Cyrus, 23, has further cemented her bond with the Hemsworth clan, by getting a matching tattoo with Liam’s brother Chris’s wife Elsa Pataky, 39. Although not quite sisters-in-law – yet – the ladies in the siblings’… Read More

Japan tourism agency asking onsen owners to relax tattoo policies

Japan tourism agency asking onsen owners to relax tattoo policies

A sign at the entrance of an onsen near Yokota Air Base, Japan, warns that tattooed guests are not allowed inside the public bath, Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The Japan Tourism Agency is urging the popular traditional hot springs spas to relax their tattoo policies for foreign guests as the country attracts a record number… Read More

DIY 'stick-and-poke' tattoos are on the rise - but come with serious health risks

Stick-and-poke tattoos are on the rise and come with serious health risks

A hand-poked tattoo by Seattle-based MKNZ The needle pokes into your skin, piercing it so that the tattoo drips into your flesh. Poke, poke, poke. It hurts, but don’t you dare wince – you’re the one hammering the ink into yourself. A heart on your wrist, a leaf on your ankle, the word "remember" on… Read More

Fans' Chargers tattoos may outlast team

Chargers tattoos may outlast team

SAN DIEGO, CA -DEC. 20, 2015 – Chargers season ticket holder Rudy Ortega shows off his bolts tattoos in the parking lot at Qualcomm Stadium before the Dolphins game. (K.C. Alfred/ San Diego Union-Tribune) — K.C. Alfred / San Diego Union-Tribune Share Photo    ✉ SAN DIEGO, CA -DEC. 20, 2015 – Chargers… Read More