Tattoo Style

Tattoos – From Social Taboo to Social Fashion

Tattoos once were the sole providence of convicts and sailors; now they’re as much of a fashion symbol as a pair of jeans, sunglasses or high heels. Many social networking ...

Maori Carving

Tattoo Traditions Around the World

There are still cultures around the world that treat tattoos with reverence and respect. A far cry from the oftentimes meaningless and sometimes regrettable ink everybody and their grandmother dons ...


A Tattoo to Save Your Life

People get tattoos for any number of reasons: as a fashion statement, to commemorate an important event or person, as personal art or just for the hell of it. Many ...



Tattoo Friendly Jobs

The following is a list of tattoo friendly employers that we’ve put ...

Employers With No Visible Tattoo Policies

We will be combing the Internet and keeping our ears open for ...

Marine Corps Tattoo Policy

If you want to be one of the Few and you have ...

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Azarja van der Veen

Tat2X Interview With Talented Tattoo Artist and Model Azarja van der Veen

Tat2X: How long have you been involved in the tattoo business? I started working in the tattoo industry about 14 years ago as a shop girl/receptionist and then progressed to a variety of other jobs in the tattoo community. I’ve been tattooing for almost 10 years now. Tat2X: Did you model before becoming a tattoo […]

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Home Based Tattooing

Home Based Tattoo Artists and Tattoo Scratchers: Buyer Beware

by Nicole Bodem and Trip Albagdadi: Home based tattooing is becoming more popular than ever.   Many artists like it because they don’t have to worry about the overhead costs of renting a space or working in a tattoo studio and customers like it because it’s less expensive.  While the money savings may be tempting, often […]

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Paul Roustan Body Painter

Tat2X Interview with Artist and Body Painter Paul Roustan

By Trip Albagdadi: Tat2X:  How long have you been creating body art? Paul Roustan: I established my body art studio in 2005. Tat2X:  What made you decide to become an artist? Paul Roustan: I’ve always been into drawing as early as I can remember. It seems more like art chose me. I’m not so sure […]

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Mastectomy Tattoos

Pink Ink: Mastectomy Tattoos Help Breast Cancer Survivors Feel Feminine Again

by Sian Morgan: According to the American Cancer Society over 225,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year in the United States alone. One in eight women in the United Kingdom will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, so it is not as rare as it once was. In fact it is […]

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