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What Is REACH and Why Does It Matter

What Is REACH and Why Does It Matter

Sep 6th 2022

It would be an understatement to say that REACh regulations have shaken up the tattoo industry. Never before has a single year brought so much change for tattoo ink manufacturers and tattoo artists. But what exactly are these regulations and why have they created issues with the available supply o …
What Every Tattoo Artist Needs To Know About Counterfeit Tattoo Ink

What Every Tattoo Artist Needs To Know About Counterfeit Tattoo Ink

Aug 9th 2022

Any industry you can think of, from electronics and brand name apparel to food and even medication, has had to deal with counterfeit products at some point. It is estimated that there will be over $3 trillion in counterfeit and pirated goods on the market globally in 2022! With counterfeit pr …
Do Tattoos Hurt? Minimizing Tattoo Pain

Do Tattoos Hurt? Minimizing Tattoo Pain

Jul 8th 2022

Do tattoos hurt? Of course they hurt, it is only natural. It makes sense when you think about it. Needles are making tiny holes in your skin and depositing tattoo ink into your epidermis. Because this layer of skin is filled with nerve endings, there will be some pain involved. However, you can mi …
Top Tips for Summer Tattoo Care

Top Tips for Summer Tattoo Care

Jun 14th 2022

Whether you have a full bodysuit or are considering getting your very first tattoo, maintaining tattoos that last and look great for years requires taking proper care of your skin this summer. Follow these tips to keep your existing tattoo looking great or to make sure that your new tattoo st …
Color vs. Black & Gray Tattoos

Color vs. Black & Gray Tattoos

Apr 30th 2022

Once you have decided to get a tattoo, you need to figure out what you want a tattoo of and where on your body to have it done. Part of that process is narrowing down if you want bold or vibrant colors or if you prefer a classic and timeless black and gray tattoo. Choosing the perfect color of t …
Learn More About Our REACH Approved Colors

Learn More About Our REACH Approved Colors

Mar 29th 2022

Throughout the tattoo industry in the European Union, the most popular topic of conversation and debate has been the new REACH regulations for tattoo inks that became effective earlier this year. The regulations put a ban on many chemicals contained in the pigments that the tattoo manufactu …
​2022 Tattoo Trends to Inspire Your Next Piece

​2022 Tattoo Trends to Inspire Your Next Piece

Jan 24th 2022

Several countries in Europe hold a space in the top 10 countries with the highest rate of tattooed citizens in the world. Italy comes in at #1, with 48% of the population having at least one tattoo, followed by Sweden at #2, and Spain at #6. Denmark, the UK , and France round off the li …
Who is Noa Yanni?

Who is Noa Yanni?

Jan 4th 2022

Tattoo artists and tattoo aficionados who use Instagram may be familiar with the work of Italian tattoo artist Noa Yanni. With over 68k followers, her content makes thousands of impressions among tattoo artists and aficionados alike. While many people know her for her work in black and gray r …
The Facts About Vegan Tattoo Inks

The Facts About Vegan Tattoo Inks

Jan 4th 2022

Over 2.6 million Europeans now consider themselves vegan with another 8% of the European population saying that they want to adopt a vegan lifestyle in the future. Because we understand that you shouldn’t have to give up the tattoos that make you unique in order to live a vegan lifestyl …