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

Father who has tattoos over his entire body including his lips and private parts regrets them ALL - and will have laser surgery for the next ten years to get his old skin back

Father who has tattoos over entire body including his lips and private parts regrets them ALL

A father who has covered his body in tattoos – even having his private parts inked – said he now regrets every single one of his designs. Paul, 26, from Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire went on a ‘tattoo binge’ when he turned 18 and spent the next few years getting his chest, arms, back and neck covered… Read More

Most People With Tattoos Don't Get Proper Care Instructions

Many People With Tattoos Don’t Get Proper After Care Instructions

mr_Prof via Getty Images People who get tattoos need better instructions on how to properly care for their skin afterward, and most states need stronger guidelines for tattoo artists about this topic, a new opinion paper suggests. Only seven states in the U.S. — Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan and North Dakota — have… Read More

BREAKING: NRL announce crackdown on “bogan tattoos”

NRL begins crackdown on bogan tattoos

Sam Tomkins’ tattoo is part of the problem, not the solution (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) The NRL has today announced it will crack down on visible tattoos in an effort to improve the image of the game, after recent surveys showed the code was suffering in its off-field perception. NRL CEO Dave Smith said teams would… Read More

New SMA to take serious look at Army tattoo policy

New SMA takes serious look at Army tattoo Rules

Austin D’Amica (Photo: David Goldman/AP) JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — Soldiers’ strong objections to the Army’s tattoo policy have caught Sergeant Major of the Army Dan Dailey by surprise — and he’s planning to measure the extent of this dissatisfaction, across the service. "I don’t want this to be the deciding factor for a good… Read More

Tattoos and Theological Education: In Common Cause to Change the World

Tattoos and Theological Education

Last night I attended a high school fair that featured non-traditional educational opportunities for high school graduates. I was intrigued by how many of the organizations’ reps, the ones standing next to the colorful tablecloths loaded with brochures, signup sheets and candy, had come to their work through some deep encounter with engagement in the… Read More

Flash Tattoos mimics metallic jewelry with temporary tattoos

Flash Tattoos mimics metallic jewelry with temp tattoos

(Photo: Courtesy Flash Tattoos) Some may remember the early days of begging our parents for a quarter to buy a fake tattoo from a supermarket vending machine. One company, however, is doing all it can to help temporary tattoos push past their adolescence. Flash Tattoos, created in Austin, Texas, in 2013, is a company that… Read More

Tattoos shouldn’t be a black mark against job applicants, Texas researchers say

Tattoos should not be a black mark against job applicants TX researchers say

Tattoo artist Cody Biggs inks a design on a client’s arm at Taboo Tattoo in Dallas’ Bishop Arts District. AUSTIN — When it comes to the prevalence of tattoos among younger people, the ink is spreading. But when they go to apply for jobs, they may find it’s still a stain, researchers say. Two professors… Read More