Category Archives: Design

Shedding Some Light on Black Light Tattoos |

Rusty Smart from Black Amethyst Tattoo Gallery in St. Petersburg, Florida reveals the secrets behind black light tattoos and their growing popularity…  C’mon, admit it – the thought of your tattoos glowing like a nuclear-waste spawned superhero is pretty cool. And although not everyone will actually go for it, there’s no denying that UV ink

The Artwork of the LADIESLADIES! ART SHOW 2019

Did you miss the year’s LadiesLadies! Art Show? Don’t worry, we’re sharing some of the artwork from international female tattooers featured at the 2019 exhibition held in New York:  @linnaasne @thepaperweight @inkyknuckles @bb.tattooer @joeyramonatattooer @sheilamarcello @inkmagnolia  

Interview with Kajsa Franzén |

Tattoo artist Kajsa Franzén is based in Ubud, Bali and in Gothenburg, Sweden. Having sold her female only studio, Red Rose Tattoo, in 2017, Kajsa moved abroad to seek new adventures, she’s been working ‘on the road’ ever since. We caught up with Kajsa to chat all things tattooing and what it mans to be a woman in the industry.

Caroline Derwent: Charity Tattoo Day |

October 20, 2019 Plymouth based tattooist Caroline Derwent recently shared the love at her tattoo charity day in memory of her late father. We caught up with Caroline to see how the day at Dust n’ Bones tattoo studio went… The idea of a charity tattoo event called “say what’s in your heart” popped into my head when I was thinking

Halloween Spoopy Tattoos |

It’s Halloween and we’re celebrating with our favourite #spoopy tattoos from some of favourite female tattooers. But what are spoopy tattoos you may ask? For those of you not familiar with this genre of tattoos, you’ll be pleased to know spoopy tattoos are a mixture of spooky and cute. Kinda like kawaii inspired tattoos in their colour

discovering the work of Dean Violante |

Our contributor Sarah Kay learns to step out of her comfort zone when she discovers the work of a new tattoo artist in a tattoo shop where she feels right at home I’m a creature of habit. Tattooing, for me, is no different from travelling, eating out or going to the gym: same tattoo shops, same

Beautiful mastectomy tattoos |

October 15, 2019 October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one in seven women in the UK will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. This Breast Cancer Awareness Month nearly 5,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer. We’re sharing some of the most empowering and beautiful mastectomy tattoos in order to do our bit in raising awareness. “Boobs