Tattoo of the Day
8 Tattoo Hacks for Faster Healing!
8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1-Healed! Get tattooed at 10 different shops and you are bound to get at least five different sets of instructions on how to care for your new ink. And out of those five, we’re pretty sure all of them each have some merit. So that being said we took the advice of ...read more
“This Is What Pregnancy Does to Your Stomach Tattoos”
Before, during and after the birth! We would like you to me a beautiful model we only know as @lady_tattoo_cat. She is a self-proclaimed ink model, stripper, mistress and mother of three beautiful kidz. Her face has adorned everything from ad campaigns to the paint jobs on race ...read more
Red Ink & Itchy Tattoos! How to Treat Without Damaging Your Ink.
Help is on the way! The second most common “complaint” after “It hurts!”, is “Damn. This is itchy!” Well, there are countless theories on why your tattoo itches, however there are some concrete reasons and we will discuss them here. Before we even get started, although a tattoo ...read more
VIDEO! 7-11 — Slurpee’s and Tattoos! First Guy To Get Inked in Convenience Store!
A Slurpee and a “MOM” tattoo please! These days convenience stores have become a throw-back to the pioneer days of the general store and the mining depot. You can get everything from medicine to soothe your aching stomach to condoms to baby food and everything in between. Thanks ...read more
A Peek into Kat Von D’s Life!
You Can’t Hide on Social Media! It’s hard enough trying to have a personal life when you’re a celebrity. It’s even harder when you’re a “beautiful person” and social media is an important part of your private and professional life. We have to admit that Inked is as guilty as the ...read more
The MEANEST Tattoo Reality Show on TV!
Man, that is a low blow brother! Just Tattoo of Us is an MTV British Entertainment reality tattoo program which follows couples, friends or family members as they go to the Just Tattoo Of Us parlor to design each other's tattoo. The show’s co-hosts Charlotte Crosby and Stephen ...read more
Kat Von D Dressed in “Maternity Black” Hits Hollywood!
Dressed to impress! In February Kat Von D married Prayers vocalist Leafar Seyer therefore breaking a lot of guy’s hearts. In May, Kat Von D announced that she was pregnant and the tattoo world went a-buzz! Then in June, Kat tied the knot again (with Leafer) with a gothic wedding ...read more
Should You Get a Tattoo While Pregnant? Here’s the Facts!
Yes or No? When a woman is pregnant people automatically feel obliged to give advice. It’s just a natural inclination, especially from women who have already gone through the beauty and pain of giving birth. Everyone wants the mother and child to be healthy and everyone has their ...read more
VIDEO! 25 Shell Inspired Tattoos for the Summer!
The cutest of crustaceans! Ahhhh, summer is here, and the smell of the sea and sun block fill the air. Sights of waves crashing on the beach and girls in bikini’s and tatted up dudes braving the surf are just two types of nature’s beauty that tantalize your sense of sight. What ...read more
75 High-Testosterone Tattoos for Guys! For Those Manly Men!
Quienes es Mas macho…tattoo? Okay, let’s get something straight from the get-go. We’re not saying chicks can’t get these tattoos! We’re not even suggesting that these next 75 pieces would look awesome of a girl’s body. However, what we are insinuating here is that these badass ...read more
The Big Man of Micro Tattoos! Gael Ricci
God is in the Details! The dot work of French tattoo artist Gael Ricci is known internationally. Ricci is based in Sainte-Maxime and for years has been the go-to artist for Europeans looking for poetic designs and delicate creations utilizing dot work, fine lines and gradients. ...read more
20 Terrifying Friday the 13th Jason Tattoos!
Welcome to Camp Crystal Lake! Everyone’s favorite hockey mask wearing, machete swinging, teen terrorizing mad man has made his way into the hearts, minds, nightmares and literally under the skin of so many fans. We’ve put together a gallery of twenty terrifying tattoos featuring ...read more
VIDEO! iPhone Tattoo Mania!
Hey, text me when you get there! If ever something as inanimate as a cell phone could be become a “living, breathing” cult leader, then it would have to be the iPhone. People wait on line for days, beg, borrow, steal and in some cases even kill to get their nimble thumbs on the ...read more
Amazing Female Back Tattoos
Baby got back... tats Everyone loves a good back tattoo. When you want to get a big piece of artwork done on your body, the first place you think about is your back. With so much room to work with and the ability to hide it whenever you want, it makes a great location for some ...read more
Awesome Video Game Tattoos
Perfect Pixels Video games can be more than just a game; some people devote their lives towards playing games. Some can be pretty moving once you get into them, so it's no surprise when people across the globe want a part of a game cemented on their skin forever. Check out this ...read more
Insane Face Painting Transformations
This girl paints her hand and face to look like an insane....well, you'll see. Check out the video below to see one of her makeup transformations and then marvel at her best work in the following photos Denver-based artist and cosmetologist Krysti Ellen does face painting like ...read more
The Force is Strong With This Tattoo
If you were born in the 1980s and still pine for the toys and entertainment of your childhood don't feel badly, there's nothing wrong with a slight case of Peter Pan syndrome. It's not your fault that you were born in the heyday of amazing movies like Star Wars and fantastic toys ...read more
It’s not uncommon for someone to capture someone’s beauty with the permanence of a tattoo. It’s less common when that someone’s beauty seems to be as permanent as that ink like in Dolly Parton’s case. Today’s Tattoo of the Day is this incredible portrait that celebrates the ...read more
A Tattoo of a Dirty Old Man
The reason that doing portrait work can be so difficult is that the key doesn't lie in replicating the face perfectly as much as it does in capturing the spirit of the subject. That fact holds true no matter the medium—paintings, photographs and tattoos all need to do this in ...read more
A Twisted Take on Ordinary Life
Every tattoo has a story behind it. The vast majority of these stories fall into one of two categories—the tattoos either commemorate a person/place/event or they act of getting the tattoo was a memorable experience. It's the rare piece, like today's Tattoo of the Day by Josh ...read more
This Surreal Tattoo Will Blow Your Mind
Every time Pietro Sedda creates a tattoo there is one thing that you can be certain of—it will be unlike anything that you have ever seen before. Today's Tattoo of the Day is an amazingly strange and surreal piece created by Sedda featuring a picture inside a separate face's ...read more
Let's Put a Smile on That Face
When Heath Ledger first put on the makeup of the Joker for 2008's The Dark Knight it was as if he had undergone a complete transformation; he was no longer an actor in a blockbuster film but had become the diabolical terror of Gotham City. Since the film debuted, and particularly ...read more
Yo Adrian! I did it! I Got a Tattoo!
No one had ever been able to go the distance against Apollo Creed until a nobody from Philly shocked the world by standing toe to toe with the champ for 15 grueling rounds. Of course, this never really happened and is instead the plot of the iconic Academy Award winning Rocky. ...read more
A Tattoo Fit For a Museum
Considering that Nikko Hurtado made an enormous announcement this morning—read here if you have yet to hear the big news—it was only fitting to choose an epic back piece of his for Tattoo of the Day. This gigantic tattoo wouldn't look out of place if it was on display at the Met ...read more
Perfect Pup Portrait
Today's tattoo of the day is this remarkable piece by Steve Wiebe. Wiebe is based at Golden Republic Tattoo in British Columbia, Canada, as both a shop owner and highly talented tattoo artist. He is best known for his black and grey realism with a specialty in portraiture. Take ...read more
Meshed Up Mash Up
Today's tattoo of the day is this incredible piece by Nick Chaboya. Chaboya works in a range of styles from color illustrative to black and grey portraiture and all the way to realism. Based in a private studio in the San Francisco area, Chaboya is perpetually traveling to bring ...read more
Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Today's tattoo of the day is this amazing piece by Mike Stockings. Stockings has only been tattooing for about five years, yet his signature neo-traditional style has gained him a huge reputation in the industry. Currently based in the United Kingdom, you can find Stockings ...read more
Ink the Line
Today's tattoo of the day goes to this amazing portrait of Johnny Cash by Vinny Romanelli! Romanelli began his tattooing career in 2001 and now finds himself working at New York's Red Rocket Tattoo right in the heart of Manhattan. Romanelli is known for many styles, but he is ...read more
Little Linda's Lovely Line Work
Today's pick for tattoo of the day goes to this awesome chest piece by the lovely Little Linda! Little Linda is a highly talented tattoo artist based at Elm Street Tattoo in Dallas, Texas. With over ten years of experience in the industry, Little Linda is best known for her ...read more
Woodsman At Heart
Today's tattoo of the day is this amazing piece by Ron Henry Wells. Wells, who is also known as "The Laughing Hyena," is an incredible tattoo artist best known for his fun spin on a neo-traditional aesthetic. Today's piece is this remarkable deer chest piece. While this piece ...read more
Today's tattoo of the day is this incredible geometric piece by Alex Arnautov. Arnautov is based in Kiev, Ukraine, and has been tattooing with his signature style since 2008. Best known for his blackwork, Arnautov's pieces tend to feature gorgeous works of sacred geometry and ...read more
That's One Deadly Flower
Today's tattoo of the day is this remarkable piece by Andres Acosta! Acosta is best known for his amazing rose morphs in which he combines everyday objects or animals with a signature red rose. As the years have gone on, Acosta's roses have grown more and more complex and ...read more
Give A Hoot For This Tattoo
Today's tattoo of the day is this beautiful owl by Ondrash. Ondrash, whose real name is Ondřej Konupčík, is a tattoo artist based in the Czech Republic and known for his diverse and artsy style. Ondrash's tattoos focus on a more abstract and loosely defined design aesthetic. ...read more
Today's tattoo of the day was done by the incredibly talented Augis! Augis has only been tattooing professionally for about five years, however he got his start initially at the age of 16. Now based in a private studio in Lithuania, Augis first hit the tattoo scene working at G's ...read more
That's One Fierce Handshake
Today's tattoo of the day is this excellent hand piece by Phil Wilkinson. Wilkinson is best known for his fun mash ups of traditional, illustrative and sketch work styles. Currently based at One Day Gallery in Manchester, England, Wilkinson has surprisingly only been tattooing ...read more
An Icon's Ink
Dmitriy Samohin is one of the most influential artists in the industry. His impeccable work in color realism has gained him his well-deserved notoriety over the last decade and is the reason his work is today's tattoo of the day. Based in Ukraine, Samohin is an entirely ...read more
Tattooed Face Paint
Today's tattoo of the day is this amazing piece by Oleg Shepelenko. Shepelenko is a Russian tattoo artist based in Rostov-on-Don and holds ten years of experience in the industry. Specializing in color realism, Shepelenko is best known for his fun and creative twists on the ...read more
Black and Grey's Newest Generation
Today's tattoo of the day is this amazing black and grey piece by Danny Lepore. The now 23-year-old Lepore began tattooing at the age of 17, yet he has already found success under his mentors Victor Modafferi, his boss at Bullseye Tattoos, as well as the esteemed black and grey ...read more
Great Minds Think Alike
Today's tattoo of the day is this rather graphic piece by George Mavridis. Mavridis is based at Tattooligans in Thessalonike, Greece with a career in the industry that started in 1996. With almost two decades behind the needle, Mavridis is sure to deliver outstanding work every ...read more
When Styles Collide
Today's tattoo of the day is this adorable pup by Tamara Santibanez. Santibanez is based at Saved Tattoo in Brooklyn, New York and is best known for her fun take on the American traditional style. Having only been tattooing since January of 2010, Santibanez has come a long way ...read more
How Many Styles of Tattooing Can You Spot in One Tattoo?
Today's tattoo of the day comes from the incredible Rember Orellana! Orellana is based at Dark Age Tattoo Studio in Denton, Texas. and currently booked through March 2017! That's one hell of a wait list, and with such a high demand for Orellana's work, you know it has to be ...read more
What Lies Behind Her Mask?
Today's tattoo of the day is this awesome full back piece by the talented Johan Finné. Finné is currently based in Helsingborg, Sweden and has twenty years of experience in the industry. Based at Evil Twins Heavenly Tattoo Studio, Finné has developed his own instantly ...read more
Just Look At That Smile
Today's tattoo is this adorable portrait by Pony Lawson. Lawson is the owner of Mayday! Tattoo Co. in Chicago, IL and he is best known for his lifelike color work and portraiture. Though his color realism is seen most often, Lawson also dabbles in black and grey and a fun New ...read more
Smells Like Tattoo Spirit
Today's tattoo of the day is this amazing portrait by Mikko. Mikko is a highly talented artist based at Precious Tattoo in Tampere, Finland. He is best known for his work in realism and can render pieces equally well in both color and black and grey. Today's pick showcases the ...read more
Today's tattoo of the day is this fun piece by the talented Zack Spurlock. Spurlock is best known for his solid color work in American traditional as well as traditional Japanese, as seen in today's pick. As you can see above, his line work is always beautifully laid out and his ...read more
No Payne, No Gain
Today's tattoo of the day is this incredible full chest and stomach piece by Josh Payne. Payne is an incredible illustrative tattoo artist whose talents have led him to be featured in numerous publications, including the cover of Freshly Inked. Known for his large-scale pieces ...read more
Bursting with Color
Today's tattoo of the day is this beautiful piece by Ish Schuurbiers. Best known as Tattoo Ish, Schurrbiers is a highly talented realism artist based in Curacao. But have no fear, if you ever want to get tattooed by Schuurbiers and can't make it to the island, you're in luck as ...read more
What Does the Fox Tattoo Say?
Today's tattoo of the day is this amazing side piece by Eva Mpatshi. Mpatshi is best known for her sketch work style that incorporates elements of watercolor, trash polka, black work and abstract tattooing all into one. Based in Belgium at Beautiful Freak Tattoo, she tattoos ...read more
The Tattooed Bouquet
Today's tattoo of the day is this beautiful piece by Xoil. Xoil is a very unique tattoo artist based in France who is best known for his tattoos that showcase a cool stylized minimalism. Typically refraining from using a large color palette, most of his designs are created simply ...read more
Funky Fresh Ink
Today's tattoo of the day is this fun piece by Piotr Gie. Gie is based out of Dundee, Scotland, at one of the country's top rated tattoo studios, Rock 'n' Roll Tattoo Studios. Gie gained popularity in the tattoo industry for his unique style. He takes elements of realism, ...read more