Is getting pierced with a piercing-gun is safe?

Getting pierced with a piercing-gun is very unhealthy for your body.  A piercing-gun inflicts blunt trauma force to the body (sort of like trying to punch a hole through your arm) which increases the chance for infection and an unpleasant … Continue reading

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The Cost of a Tattoo

How Much Is Your Body Worth? If you’re wondering how much tattoos cost, chances are you’ve already begun to consider sacrificing quality for the sake of your budget. As the old saying goes, if you have to ask what something … Continue reading

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Tattoo Care – Caring for Your New Tattoo!

Hello Everyone,  Just some information on caring for that fresh ink you just had done.  Here are some helpful steps: You first want to remove the bandage 2-4 hours after you receive the tattoo and gently wash it with soap … Continue reading

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Tattoo School – What & Why?

Why Tattoo School? In today’s society, aspiring Tattoo Artists are starting to have a few more options when it comes to preparing themselves for their careers.  Apprenticing in an actual tattoo shop isn’t as reliable as it used to be. … Continue reading

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Tattoo Fonts & Designs For Your Next Tattoo

Tribal tattoos are amongst the most popular tattoo designs.  According to researchers, they have been around dating back to B.C. years. Some people tend to forget, tribal tattoos can be designed with color as well but they are tradtionally black and white. To … Continue reading

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Are you prepared, for your first tattoo?

Walking through the doors of a tattoo shop is a different experience for each of us.  There are the seasoned vets, who come in knowing exactly what they want, where they want it and what to expect.  They love the … Continue reading

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Are Tattoos too Expensive in New York?

Tattooing has been a Eurasian practice since at least since Neolithic times. While it’s hard to say exactly where and for what purpose the first tattoos were created, today they are primarily a form of body enhancement and even a … Continue reading

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Infected Tattoo, What to do?

You’ve just got an awesome tattoo at Body and Soul Tattoo in New Jersey, and you can’t wait for it to heal. But wait, what’s that? An infection has somehow crept its way into your new ink, despite your diligence … Continue reading

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Tattoo Numbing Agents, what are they all about?

What It’s Made of? Most tattoo numbing creams utilize either lidocaine or prilocaine, or a mixture of both. Lidocaine and prilocaine are both topical anesthetics used commonly in medical procedures. They may be injected or as in this case, may be applied … Continue reading

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Dragon Tattoos – All Different Types and Meanings

Dragon Tattoos are becoming ever popular in today’s culture. There are a ton of different styles of dragons to choose from for tattoos. Your may even want to create your own by taking a base design and building on it. … Continue reading

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