5 Things NOT to do: Tattoos

This blog is written by Gabrielle Giannone from Leaninginblog You’re probably thinking, what on earth does this girl know about tattoos? Is she even a heavily tattooed person? The answer is no, as of now I only have what I would consider a few, but I have worked the front desk of tattoo shops since early…

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4 Reasons to Choose Needle Piercing Over Gun Piercing

Body piercing has been around for over 5,000 years. In recent years, piercing using a piercing gun has become very popular in places like shopping malls. Some people go so far as to order their own off the Internet and pierce at home. Despite its popularity and convenience, it’s not the best option for piercing.…

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Trustworthy Tattoo Inks – Know What’s Going in Your Body

Display of high-quality tattoo inks we use in our shop

There are so many brands of tattoo inks on the market. We’d like to think that all companies manufacturing them were ethical and safe. Unfortunately, there are inks out there on the market that aren’t up to the highest safety and quality standards. For instance, some inks manufactured in foreign countries may have lower safety…

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6 Pro Tips for Young Artists

If you’re just starting out as an art student, or you just want to fine tune your art skills, we’ve compiled our best tips to help you make art part of your daily life so you can continue to create for years to come. Make a workspace for art – Having a special place in…

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5 Things to Think About When Getting Your First Tattoo

So you’ve decided to get your first tattoo. Congratulations! I’m sure you’ve heard horror stories of people’s first tattoo experiences, or seen regrettable tattoo decisions walking up and down the beach, so you want to learn from everyone else’s mistakes. You want to have a piece of art that’s all you and that will stand the…

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Take Care of Your New Tattoo

Now that you’ve got your new ink, you want to make sure you take excellent care of it to avoid infection and keep it looking pristine for years to come. Here’s how to care for your new tattoo: Remove the bandage after 1-4 hours. If your tattoo is bigger/higher trauma (color, solid, sensitive areas) leave…

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5 Awesome Things You Probably Didn't Know About Pottery

Whether you’re already a pottery student with a fierce hunger for knowledge or everything you know about pottery comes from the movie “Ghost,” there are lots of fun facts floating around about pottery. Check these out, learn something new and if it sparks your interest, come on out to our Intro to Pottery Wheel Throwing…

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