This part of the site is a collection of links to articles on other sites on the internet.  It serves as as sort of news page but also as a resource for tattooers as we post links to reported reactions and studies.

Are tattoo needles contributing to allergic reactions in tattoos?

If you've been in the tattoo industry long enough you've probably come across a client that's had an allergic reaction to tattoo ink, whether...

The RSPH (Royal Society for Public Health) report on tattooing

  Recently an article citing health experts warning of the risks of infection made it onto the BBC website.  The main points made are that...

Tattooing clients that are breastfeeding

Many tattooists will be asked during their career 'can I get tattooed if I'm breast feeding?'. There's not a lot of scientific research on the...

Final days for restriction proposals for tattoo inks by ECHA

The ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) are in the final phase of accepting comments and proposals for restrictions on the ingredients and allowed levels of...

Athletes don’t own their tattoos…

An article discussing copyright laws and how they apply to athletes and games developers that create the games the athletes are in and the...

Recalled Inks