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Tattoo appointment etiquette

This is something that encounter at least once a week..... you know how when you have a dentist appointment you try to cram 6 months worth of flossing into 15 minutes before your appointment? or if you have to go to the doctor, you try to shower up before you go in for whatever is ailing you? WELL PLEASE FEEL FREE TO TAKE THE SAME LIBERTIES WHEN YOU ARE GETTING TATTOOED!!!!!!!!!! brush your teefs so it dont smell like you been munchin on shit sandwiches for lunch. if you are getting your foot

Julio Avila

Julio Avila

 

Five Days in New Orleans

For a city with (many) citizens and tourists wandering the streets with tattoos, from the lonely one to the whirlwind of many; I only saw two tattoo shops. One was on the St. Charles line headed out to the historic and beautiful Garden District while the other was on Frenchman St. The nickname of the Big Easy is beyond fitting with “easy” easily being filled in for any community to event to transportation except for tattoo shop locator. I could spot tattoos in any direction I looked but no tatto

Lochlan

Lochlan

 

Lochlan and the Three Questions

One of the many things I'll be doing with my blog is interviews with friends who tattoo and/or who are musicians who get tattooed with the following three questions: 1) The who, what, when, where, and why of your first tattoo? Picture? 2) The who, what, when, where, and why of your latest tattoo? Picture? 3) The last band, album, and song you listened to? So to kick it off I'll take a swing at it: 1) The who, what, when, where, and why of your first tattoo? Picture? Who= Tom

Lochlan

Lochlan

 

Scott and Lochlan equals Last Sparrow Tattoo

Scott Sylvia and Lochlan McHale first met about eight years ago through mutual friends in the Bay Area Punk/Hardcore scene. Over the years and many of hecklings their friendship materialized into what it is today. Scott has tattooed Lochlan on several occasions and Lochlan has assisted Scott building tattoo machines and mixing pigment in his down time. They have traveled to various locations always heckling and having a good time. In the process of the hecklings and nonsense while working and ha

Lochlan

Lochlan

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    • Adding to this list. In my opinion... not enough in the last 7 yrs. Matt Arriola Jeff Rassier Hideki Kobayashi Brynne Taylor Sean Baltzell CJ Duenas Chris Ayalin Jondix Greg Christian Henry Wyatt Marc Nava Beppe Chris Garver Walter McDonald Vince One
    • I have not quizzed my clients on their supplements usage so I cannot comment on that aspect. One thing I have noted in regards to blowouts is last year I was doing an unusually large amount of thigh tattoos. I was experiencing blowouts consistently and it had me alarmed. It didn’t matter how gentle I was.  I tried setting my Spectra Xion machine to a softer hit setting and it did not help. One day I tried using a harder hit setting and suddenly the blowouts in the thigh area stopped.
    • I take fish oil. Are these supplements bad for tattoos in general or only during healing?  
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