FAQ: What is a Tattoo?

FAQ: What is a Tattoo?

A tattoo is a permanent design that is left on the skin. Tattoos are created by injecting ink into the epidermis using an electric powered tattoo gun. The sound is similar to that of a dentist’s drill. The needle moves quickly into the skin approximately 2,000 times per minute. Every time the needle punctures the skin, it deposits a drop of ink. While the artist works on the design, he will continuously wipe the area down with antiseptic to disinfect the area.
One of the biggest areas of concern in regards to tattoos is safety. Since the skin is being punctured, the risk of infection is prevalent. Tattoo artists should always use sterile tools and proper sanitation when it comes to themselves and their customers.

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Inked to Impress: The Top 5 Sexiest Stars With Tattoos

Inked to Impress: The Top 5 Sexiest Stars With Tattoos

From sweet cherubs to evil-looking dragons, crosses and swords to hearts and flowers, celebrities’ tattoos have long been a subject for much interest. Like the rest of us they too have searched for meaningful ways to permanently tattoo their bodies – children’s birthdays, anyone? – and made the mistake of tattooing lovers’ names onto their arms – only to have to remove them after a messy break-up in the public eye. But carefully placed, unusual tattoos can add hugely to the sex appeal of a star. We check out the five sexiest stars who have inked to impress…

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Drew Barrymore: Fallen
 Angel

Drew Barrymore: Fallen Angel

Who doesn’t love the kooky sweetheart of film Drew Barrymore? From her early debut as a star, through a troubled childhood and a struggle with addiction, Drew has emerged a confident, successful actress and producer with real presence in Hollywood. And just as her career has ebbed and flowed, her look has changed with each era. Here we chronicle Drew’s journey of style through the years.

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