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VOTE for Your Favorite Religious Theme Tattoo

Thursday April 17, 2014

Do you prefer crosses or prayer tattoos? VOTE below!

Is There Such Thing as Being Too Naked?

Monday April 14, 2014

There are those that strip down for full body massage, and there are those that don't.

Personally I like to get naked. But that's because it's necessary for the task at hand.

So what's up with all the gals† that bare all for tattoo appointments when the location is unwarranted?

Is it racy? Are they trying to steal your boyfriend? If you date a tattoo artist, should you be scared?

Let's analyze† this.

What's Your Favorite Body Piercing?

Monday March 31, 2014

Lip, Eyebrow, Nipple or Nostril? Leave a comment below or share your story by emailing tattoo@aboutguide.com.

Check† out the list of popular body piercings and find one that suits you.

Is it a Sin to Get a Tattoo?

Monday March 31, 2014

I love Reader questions such as this...read my thoughts.

Should You Cover Up or Kiss Goodbye?

Monday March 31, 2014

Bad tattoos† just have to go. There's too many options to continuing making excuses. What's the right choice for your FIRST tattoo? Cover it up...or make it disappear? Read my suggestions here.

Do You Wear Facial Jewelry to Formal Events?

Monday March 31, 2014

Special events season is here...from weddings to graduations. Will† you† wear your facial jewelry to formal invitations?† Check out my advice to one special reader here. Leave your comments below.


VOTE: Favorite Couples Tattoo Ideas

Monday March 31, 2014

Do you have a favorite  His and Her tattoo design? VOTE

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Spring into New Tattoo Ideas

Tuesday March 25, 2014

Happy Spring!

As the days get longer, the temperature a little warmer, and the trees begin to bud, we are reminded once again that even a long cold winter comes to an end.

Get inspired by the renewal of the seasons, and perhaps cover-up, redesign, or touch-up a piece of body art.

Embrace the changes!


Breast Tattoos

Opting for a beautiful floral breast tattoo is always a safe bet. Whether it be a red "Mom" tattoo or a bundle or free flowing wildflowers,a nature inspired design looks feminine and pretty. Since you† are drawing attention to your assets, adding a fancy floral piece won't take away from your ladylike persona.


Flower Tattoos
Get to know the meaning of many common flower tattoos before depicting their petals on your body forever. Flower tattoos are for sure the most lovely form of body art. Blooming with color, sometimes not, and filled with the promise of scent and beauty, flower tattoos speak to the heart. Listen to what these flowers whisper in the garden for they have many stories to tell.


Ring Finger Tattoos

Wedding ring finger tattoos are a popular and permanent token of love. Often worn in lieu of jewelry, ring finger tattoos make a beautiful and artful choice. While there are several things to consider including the proper healing of a hand tattoo, you should also decide if you think it's bad luck, and determine whether your partner will wear a matching lovers tattoo, and take part in the unique symbolism.


Are You Getting Lucky On St.Patrick's Day?

Wednesday March 12, 2014

girls on bed

If not, perhaps it's time to spice things up with a genital body piercing?

Check out one of our reader's very own experience with both nipple and genital piercing right here.

And then tell your own tale by emailing tattoo@aboutguide.com

We love to hear them, and it's empowering for those on the fence.

Share the love!

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Never Alone Tattoo Designs and Ideas

Monday March 10, 2014


As I was scrolling through reader inquiries over the past several days I came across the internal search "Never Alone."

Now of course I was† a little paranoid at first. I dead bolted the doors, drew the curtains, and even reached for some tinfoil. Until I realized of course, that was taking paranoia just a bit too far. (And let's face it, tinfoil is expensive.)

Instead, it is much more likely one of my readers was hoping to find a tattoo design inspiration with the message that THEY are not alone.(Right?)

So I sat down on my bed, after checking under it twice, and I got to thinking.

Footprints in the Sand

The Footprints Prayer

One night I had a dream...

I dreamed I was walking along the beach with the Lord, and Across the sky flashed scenes from my life. For each scene I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand; One belonged to me, and the other to the Lord. When the last scene of my life flashed before us, I looked back at the footprints in the sand. I noticed that many times along the path of my life, There was only one set of footprints.

I also noticed that it happened at the very lowest and saddest times in my life This really bothered me, and I questioned the Lord about it. "Lord, you said that once I decided to follow you, You would walk with me all the way; But I have noticed that during the most troublesome times in my life, There is only one set of footprints. I don't understand why in times when I needed you the most, you should leave me.

The Lord replied, "My precious, precious child. I love you, and I would never, never leave you during your times of trial and suffering. When you saw only one set of footprints, It was then that I carried you.

This is such a lovely prayer that reaffirms faith in what you can't see. Whether you care to tattoo a brief line (not the whole story please) or perhaps add replica prints of your own children's feet, I have posted this poem for inspiration.

(And because whoever is watching me...darn well better be taking good care, and plan on taking me to the beach. Just sayin'.)

Image credit† Danielle Coello




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