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Tattoo Statistics Australia - An Infographic. Piercings. Body piercing is popular for both men and women.

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While it is often associated with young people, body piercing has been going on for thousands of years in different parts of the world. In recent years, it has become a popular alternative to more permanent forms of body modification such as tattoos. Most people are familiar with ear lobe piercing. Other body parts that can be pierced include the upper ears, nose, lips, cheeks, nipples, navel, tongue, eyebrow and genitals.

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Picture: tattooed.ru Source: Supplied BRANDED for life. Thinking of getting a face tattoo? Be prepared to be rejected in job interviews, thrown out of hotels, refused entry to clubs, get asked for drugs and stopped by police for a body search. Get ready to be treated like a criminal. Bandidos bikie, Jacques Teamo, following a gang brawl on the Gold Coast. Face tattoos are a growing trend in outlaw bikie gangs and, increasingly, they are popular among young people. But if you are planning to have any part of your face, or even your neck, head or hands tattooed, consider this advice from experts who love tattooing skin, but issue stringent warnings against branding faces.

This man won’t tattoo your face. B1jcz1qIcAAtTJp.jpg (JPEG Image, 600 × 400 pixels) 7 Most Extreme Tribal Body Modifications. Before you go WTF and hate on these beautiful people, understand that these body modifications were done even before you were born, thousands of years ago and certainly without your permission.

7 Most Extreme Tribal Body Modifications

So shut yo mouth, don’t hate what you don’t understand and appreciate the glory that we are all as humans! These peeps are represent of HUMANITY’S MOST EXTREME. And so we pay our respects by educating ourselves. ;-) enjoy! The Mursi tribe are an african tribe from the isolated Omo valley in Southern Ethiopia near the border of Sudan.

Tattoos After Dark - Channel ELEVEN. Skin Wars. Horrors of DIY tattoos gone wrong - Bay of Plenty Times - Bay of Plenty Times News. People should rethink cheap tattoos because botched home jobs can end up leaving them - and the public - seriously out of pocket.

Horrors of DIY tattoos gone wrong - Bay of Plenty Times - Bay of Plenty Times News

Skye Carson-Wilson, of Hammerhead Tattoos in Mount Maunganui, said botched home tattoos were an ongoing problem. In 2013, 14 Bay people lodged claims with ACC for tattoo-related injuries. The total cost came to just under $500. Why Did Pirates Wear Earrings? From Blackbeard to Jack Sparrow, pirates and sailors of old are often depicted wearing earrings.

Why Did Pirates Wear Earrings?

But the gold hoops weren't just swashbuckling fashion statements they served several useful purposes. Seamen proudly sported earrings as a mark of their travels and voyages. Earrings were given to young sailors to commemorate their first crossing of the equator, or when they rounded the treacherous waters of Cape Horn, the southernmost tip of South America. Online tattoo guns trigger health risks. It is a dangerous combination with permanent consequences - a few beers, a few mates and a tattoo gun bought on eBay.

Online tattoo guns trigger health risks

Electricity lineman Jack McMahon has used his tattoo gun on himself about a dozen times - and does not intend to stop. ''You just get a few beers into you and have a go with it,'' the 22-year-old from North Richmond said. He is one of the many young people buying tattoo guns on the internet and becoming tattooists. Dozens of online shopping websites are selling tattoo guns in Australia: eBay and MyShopping have more than 3000 listings for ''tattoo kit'', with bidding starting at $15. But tattoo parlours have reported an increase in the number of clients requiring repair work after DIY tattoos, as health experts warn of the risks of transmitting disease.

Tongue piercing ruptures vein leaving schoolgirl needing surgery. By Chris Brooke for the Daily Mail Updated: 19:11 GMT, 4 May 2010 A girl of 15 needed an emergency operation after having her tongue pierced in a tattoo parlour.

Tongue piercing ruptures vein leaving schoolgirl needing surgery

Reece-Marie Hall, who had claimed she was 16, began to bleed heavily following the £15 procedure to insert a silver bar. Tongue piercing infection death prompts warning. Jennifer Mason for AM Updated Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek.

Tongue piercing infection death prompts warning

Audio: Tongue piercings can kill (AM) Doctors are warning that tongue piercings could lead to fatal infections, after a 22-year-old Israeli man died in hospital weeks after getting his tongue pierced. Although this is a rare case, oral physicians say there is always a risk of infection when surgery is performed in the mouth. Two weeks after the Israeli man got a tongue piercing he was in hospital with a fever, drowsiness and multiple abscesses on his brain. Beautiful Italian student, 23, died hours after getting tattoo. Federica Iammatteo was ‘in perfect health’, before getting new tattooNext morning she went into septic shock, and died that nightIt is thought she may have had allergic reaction to the ink By Hannah Roberts Published: 12:52 GMT, 22 April 2013 | Updated: 14:01 GMT, 22 April 2013.

Beautiful Italian student, 23, died hours after getting tattoo

Woman Suing Black Ink Tattoo Studio, Says Tat Disfigured Her. If you’ve ever watched Black Ink Crew on VH1, you know that aside from fighting, getting into legal trouble, and having relationship (and paternity) drama, the individuals who inhabit the Harlem tattoo parlor do find time to actually do tattoo art.

Woman Suing Black Ink Tattoo Studio, Says Tat Disfigured Her

In fact, the show has helped the shop attract a lot of new customers who want to be tatted up by one of the stars. That’s why Asabi Barner traveled to New York City to get her tattoo done. When she was 18, Barner obtained a unicorn and horseshoe tattoo that she wasn’t fond of once she entered her thirties. She wanted to get it covered up and decided to try Black Ink Crew because they claim to be experts when it comes to putting ink on African-American skin. So she made the trek, covered up the tattoo with massive chest art, and was excited about the results.

That is until she started having a weird reaction to her new ink. She told PIX 11 that the morning after, her left breast started to ooze with puss. Tattoo removal with q switch laser. Tattoo Ink and Pigment Chemistry. Pigment Chemistry What Are Tattoo Inks? The short answer to the question is: You can't be 100% certain! Manufacturers of inks and pigments are not required to reveal the contents.

A professional who mixes his or her own inks from dry pigments will be most likely to know the composition of the inks. Constituent Updates > FDA Warns Consumers Not to Use Certain Tattoo Inks and Tattoo Kits Sold Online. CFSAN Constituent Update August 7, 2014 Fast Facts: FDA has confirmed bacterial contamination in unopened bottles of inks and on needles included in tattoo kits marketed and distributed by White and Blue Lion, Inc.

On July 11, 2014, White and Blue Lion, Inc. recalled tattoo inks sold separately and in kits, and tattoo needles in kits. The inks carry a dragon logo on the packaging and are missing the FDA-required name and address of the manufacturer or distributor. What is the Problem? How a tattoo is applied. So, you have decided to get a tattoo. You have picked out the artwork and you know where you want to put it. You talked to the artist, settled on a price and filled out the standard release form. Now what happens? Get The Facts - body piercing & tattoos. Heaps of people are getting body piercings and tattoos these days. Getting a piercing or tattoo can definitely make a statement about who you are. But before you do it (and along with everything else you need to think about): remember that with any kind of tattoo or piercing, there is always a risk of infection from a blood-borne virus (BBV).

Body Piercings Body piercings are holes in different parts of the body (for eg, ear lobes, nose, eyebrow) made so jewellery can be worn. The holes are made with a piercing needle or gun. It is against the law in Western Australia to: Body Artist (NSW) Education and Training: To become a body artist, extensive on-the-job training is usually required. Before a reputable studio will consider you for training, you will need to display a high level of motivation and dedication, as competition for such positions can be extremely strong. Mehndi, lace painted with henna. Mehndi, even this procedure is called “henna tattoo” became fashionable in the West, thanks to movie stars and models recently – at the end of the 1990s.Unlike real tattoos, which is for life, henna lasts up to three weeks Mehndi is a form of ceremonial art that originated in ancient India in the XII century.

The use of mehndi is described in the earlier Vedic ritual books. In Indian tradition, the art of decorating the body of the henna patterns associated with wedding ceremonies. Oxygen Official Site. Skin-wars. The Australian Tattoo and Body Art Expo. Australian Body Art Festival. Henna Tattooing. Electronic Ink: LED Tattoos Implanted by Silk. Sources: Wired, H+, MIT Technology Review A demonstration from Philips Electronics showing the possibilities of implanted LED “tattoos.” Pretty kinky, but there are already practical applications being considered. The Illustrated Man. Tattoos have mostly been static graphics, limited in their usefulness in communication certain info. But researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have now come up with LED tattoos that can turn your skin into a living screen.

Holdfast Tattoo - The Best. Healthy Body Art. Health and beauty registrations - City of Greater Geelong. Piercing Policy. Hairhouse Warehouse takes pride in valuing the health and safety of all its customers. In order to comply with national body piercing legislation, the following points outline the policy forpiercing at Hairhouse Warehouse: Photo ID such as drivers licence, passport etc must be presented before ANY type of piercing is conducted. We must obtain proof of age to indicate that the person being pierced has reached the relevant age of consent for the piercing procedure. Under no circumstances will ANY piercing be conducted on anyone under the age of 16 years without a ‘Consent Form’ signed by their parent or guardian. Personal care or body art businesses - Bayside City Council. Purple Haze Tatttooz. Untitled. Tattoos are common, with one in four young people aged between 20-29 years having a tattoo in Australia.

New tattoo laws fail to target concerns of legitimate operators. Health guidelines for personal care and body art industries - Infectious Diseases Epidemiology & Surveillance - Department of Health and Human services, Victoria, Australia. Page content: Summary | Contents | Health information sheets for clients. For healthcare businesses - City of Melbourne. The Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 aims to ensure the safety of customers and patrons within businesses such as prescribed accommodation premises, beauty therapy and hairdressing establishments, tattooists as well as public Pools and spas.

Tattoos, tattoo removal, piercings Edinburgh. Inked Magazine : Tattoo Culture. Style. Art. Tattoos: Addicted to the Needle. History & Future - How Body Piercings Evolved? Bodyart-2011. My Seven @ National Geographic Magazine.