Mary J. Blige, R ‘n’ B artist and singer has recently been quoted as saying that she will not be returning to a tattoo parlour in the future. Rumours had suggested that she would go for another design to be inked following the completion of her latest album.
The singer refuted these claims, however, during a [...]
Zac Effron is the latest star to join the ranks of those who feel the need to have a tattoo. He has chosen to have the tattoo in a rather visible place: along the outer side of his palm of his right hand. The tattoo is rather simple; this is no portrait of a Hollywood [...]
A nineteen-year old Californian teenager has taken the brave step of exposing her acne-prone skin to the world, so that she can then demonstrate how to cover it up.
The girl suffers from acne that affects her face, neck, chest and back, and explains in the video she posted herself on YouTube just how much the [...]
People have been inking designs on their skin for thousands of years, and the practise has become even more widespread over the last few years. Tattoos have become fashion accessories, made more popular by the increasing numbers of celebrities choosing to have large, prominent and numerous designs.
As tattoos become more common, the decision to have [...]
For some people, getting a tattoo is considered to be proof of loyalty or allegiance to a certain group or cause. This particularly true in the case of gangs, with tattoos often created in illegal amateur tattoo parlours and intended to warn others of the wearer’s affiliations.
It would appear however, that laser tattoo removal is [...]
With stars and celebrities scrutinised for signs that pregnancy may have left behind on their bodies, it is not surprising that we are also fascinated by their approaches to getting back into shape.
While some invest heavily in creams, lotions and potions, others go for laser treatment or airbrushing, while some are just lucky!
It can be [...]
Simply put, stretch marks are caused by the over-stretching of the skin. This explains why they commonly affect people going through periods of rapid changes in size: bodybuilders, dieters, teenagers and pregnant women.
The skin is unable to keep up with the demands being placed on it, and the dermal layer eventually stretches beyond its elastic [...]
Pre-laser tattoo removal relied on a variety of methods, not always particularly successful, that also presented various risks to the skin tissue on the tattoo site. Scarring, burns and infection were a very real possibility, making tattoo removal difficult and hazardous.
Many people try to take the route of concealing their tattoos with another design, although [...]
There are many reasons to get a tattoo; when you feel strongly enough about someone or something to want a permanent reminder branded into your skin, you probably feel that the sentiment is just as permanent and unchangeable.
Unfortunately, life does not always work out that way, and time can leave you embarrassed and regretful of [...]
We all tend to associate stretch marks with pregnancy. In the media, the fascination with celebrities and their post-baby bodies have led us to have higher expectations of how we should look after having a baby.
And yet, stretch marks can affect both men and women, and can develop at different stages of our lives. Teenagers [...]