The surprising science of tattoos, from medicinal benefits to how they hijack the immune system

Tattoos might make you feel good. There are the obvious chemical responses, for starters: You’...

Northampton tattoo artist turns embarrassing tattoos into works of art

 In her several years of tattooing, Lindsay Baker has seen a lot of bad tattoos. Some feature ...

The Chemistry Of Tattoos: Macrophage Cells Close Needle Punctures To Make Tattoo Permanent

The decision to get a tattoo is one that follows us for the rest of our lives. For better or f...

The Secret Lives Of Tattooed Women

This summer, I’ve been occasionally accessorizing with cheap temporary tattoos purchased by th...

Sad tattoo tales on Bad Ink

Do you like tattoos? People have different views on the subject. Some appreciate them for thei...

Do you judge people with tattoos?

Do you negatively judge a firefighter, a police officer, an NFL player or a waitress because of their tattoos?  What is it about tattoos ...

Memorial tattoos — a lasting legacy

Clinton Burks, owner, artist and piercer at Testament Tattoo in Leavenworth, has worked in the...

The business of making tattoos go away

A single word—Vamoose—on a sign hangs above a small storefront on Damen Avenue in Bucktown. The shop is a couple of blocks from the inte...

Christina Milian gets henna tattoos for her We Are Pop Culture block party

Christina Milian showed off her henna artwork on Wednesday ahead of the block party she organised to celebrate the opening of her new po...