Tattoo pain chart

Tattoos are among the most common body decorations globally. According to a 2010 study, a whopping 38 percent of people 18 to 29 years old have been inked at least once in their lives. A natural question to ask is, “Does getting a tattoo hurt?” While most people will say yes, in reality, this is a […]

Is a tattoo infected?

Having a tattoo can often lead to minor inflammation. However, depending on the circumstances, there may also be a risk of infection and other types of reaction. According to a 2017 survey, 40% of people aged 18–69 years old in the United States have at least one tattoo. Furthermore, 1 in 4 of those with tattoos have […]

French Tattoo History

Millions of people across borders, classes, and cultures have modified their bodies using ink. While many are fascinated by tattoos for their aesthetic value, their graphic history reveals how they have acted as a means of suppression and exclusion but also as a form of resistance to restrictive social codes. France is a colorful case […]