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Tattoo Aftercare: Salix Moon Apothecary |

At Things & Ink we’re always looking for new products to help heal our new tattoos, especially if the ingredients are natural and created by an independent maker. Louise founder of Salix Moon Apothecary kindly sent us some of her Achilles Charm botanical healing salve to try. Read on to find out a bit more about Louise and her

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

Empowering mastectomy tattoo by Lianne Moule |

Back in August, we spotted this absolutely stunning mastectomy tattoo by Lianne Moule, who works at Immortal Ink in Chelmsford, after she shared it on Instagram. So we got in touch with Lianne to find out more about the process, we’re sharing the story here to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “Around four years ago, Liz

London Tattoo Convention: Street Style |

We adore tattoo conventions: everyone united by their passion under one roof, that buzz of tattoo needles and endless inked skin. We love stopping people to have a chat to find out more about their style and what they love about tattoos. Here’s who we chatted to at the London Tattoo Convention… “This is my first ever

Interview with Tattoo Artist: Amanda Rodriguez |

Originally from New York, tattoo artist Amanda Rodriguez creates stunningly beautiful nature-inspired floral tattoos. Now based in Brixton, London, we welcomed Amanda to the city by catching up with her to chat all things tattooing… You mentioned that you were living in New York, what drew you to London? I grew up in NYC and lived there most

Interview with Tattoo Artist Jenny MY Dubet |

Tattooer, Jenny MY Dubet, who works at Gypsy Blood in London, may have have only just started working in the industry, but she’s already creating powerful work. Her illustrations are much like black lace: delicate but also dark. With a saturnine aura, Jenny takes classic iconography and makes it her own with a hint of ancient

Moko Kauae: the chin tattoo |

Te Hāro o te Kāhu ki TuawhakarereSee beyond the horizon Piiata Lauren Turi-Heenan, 45, from Haumoana, New Zealand, tells the story of her chin tattoo, which was first published Things&Ink The Face Issue. Photo: Bashan Te Rau Oriwa Heenan ‘Moko Kauae, the chin tattoo, is a rite of passage, a symbolic expression and manifestation of a dynamic upward