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The Curious Case of Kimberley Vlaeminck

One of the most famous tattoo-related news stories is a pretty recent one, which took place in the Belgian town of Courtrai in June of 2014. It concerns an 18-year-old girl by the name of Kimberley Vlaeminck, and more specifically the 56 stars she had tattooed on her face at the parlor run by tattooist Rouslan Toumaniantz. Within days the story was on news wires throughout Europe and the world, with a seemingly furious Vlaeminck announcing plans to sue Toumaniantz, insisting that she had asked for three […]

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Think About It, And Get A Tattoo You Will Always Love

The most important thing to remember about adorning one’s body with a tattoo is that the ink is at least semi-permanent. Even if it is possible to remove the tattoo you will be fortunate if the most that you are left which is a patch of scarred, sensitive skin. Typically, this is not something that many people want to happen, but if for some reason you find yourself with a tattoo you can’t stand the sight of it will ruin part of your life. Either way it’s […]

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A Permanent Reminder of Your Love

It is not at all uncommon for people to commemorate their love for a boyfriend or girlfriend, wife or husband by getting a tattoo with their name on it. However it has to be remembered when considering such a tattoo that while love can fade and relationships end free of charge, removing a tattoo takes time, and often a lot of expensive surgery – and even then traces can be left, causing any number of problems and possibly making you rethink your entire outlook on tattoos. There […]

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Showing Your Sporting Allegiance

Among the most popular types of tattoo for an individual to get are sporting tattoos. These are common just about everywhere in the world that has tattoo parlors and sports teams. There are many potential variations as well, thanks to the nature of team sport which has uniforms, players and competitions which can all be depicted with a little bit of ink and an expanse of skin. Getting a tattoo to reflect your love of your team is in some ways a rite of passage, as the […]

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What Do Your Tattoos Say About You?

Most of us either have at least one tattoo or we know someone who does. Whether they are ours or someone else’s, tattoos can say a lot about the person who is wearing them – and not just if the tattoo says “Slayer Rules!“, there can be some subtle hints hidden there too. It is not rare, for example, to see someone with a Celtic band tattoo. These are usually quite intricate patterns of lines and curls in a style reminiscent of the ornamental crosses and engravings […]

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