Skin Deep: Sparrowhawk makes getting a tattoo like a day at the spa

Skin Deep: Sparrowhawk makes getting a tattoo like a day at the spa

Cori James Amy Bransford and Juliana Ramus outside Sparrowhawk Studio at Studioplex in the Old Fourth Ward. While some tattoo parlors can be grimy affairs, a trip to Sparrowhawk at Studioplex in Old Fourth Ward makes tattooing feel more like a day at the spa. The self-proclaimed intimate, feminist-inspired studio is an amalgamation of many… Read More

The Fans With the Free Chargers Tattoos

The Fans With the Free Chargers Tattoos

The Chargers gave out free tattoos on Tuesday at Shamrock Social Club on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood. You are forgiven if your first thought was something on the order of Oh, right, the Chargers play in L.A. now. Except they don’t. Not really. Not if we’re being honest about the geography. The Chargers play… Read More

You Asked: Are Tattoos Bad For You?

Are Tattoos Bad For You?

Tattoos are more popular than ever. Roughly half of millennials have one, as do 36% of Gen Xers, according to a recent Harris poll . The number of Americans with at least one tattoo has jumped 50% in the past four years. This explosion in popularity has led some health experts to take a closer… Read More

Sanders’ fans ‘feel the Bern’ with tattoos of candidate

Sanders’ fans ‘feel the Bern’ with tattoos of candidate

  Bernie Sanders fans have been getting simplistic tattoos showing a black outline on a white background of Sanders’ balding head and reading glasses.(Courtesy) Jerry Lewis commissioned famed artist Norman Rockwell to do this painting to promote Lewis’ 1960 film “Cinderfella” for $50,000. Lewis is putting it up for auction and could reap between $300,000… Read More

Mundelein trustees' tattoos show their love of their suburb

Mundelein trustees tattoos show their love of their suburb

Mundelein trustees Dakotah Norton, left, and Holly Kim show off their tattoos of the village logo. If you want to know how much Mundelein trustees Holly Kim and Dakotah Norton love their community, just look at their arms. Both have tattoos of Mundelein’s logo — a star-shaped array of colorful M’s. Norton, 26, got his… Read More

Tattoo trends: The inking of London from the Victorians to the present day

The inking of London from the Victorians to the present day

Image copyright Image caption The exhibition offers a window into the world of the professional tattooist Sported by luminaries from King George V and Winston Churchill’s mother Jennie to David Beckham and Samantha Cameron, the tattoo has been in and out of fashion since Victorian times. As a new exhibition opens at the Museum of… 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

Actress Kaley Cuoco learns about romantic tattoos the painful way

Kaley Cuoco learns about romantic tattoos in a painful way

Actress Kaley Cuoco learns about romantic tattoos the painful way Ryan Sweeting and Kaley Cuoco. (Splash/Inform) "The Proton Displacement" — Sheldon feels slighted when Professor Proton (Bob Newhart) seeks advice from Leonard instead of him, and he seeks revenge by befriending a rival science TV host, Bill Nye, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, Nov.… Read More