The community for everyone who loves tattoos and getting inked!

Current Topics

Share the stories behind your tattoos, ask for advice or chat about anything relating to tattoos!

SubjectStarted By
Help adding to sleeveKIRSTYMARIE BELL
Tattooed Hot Dogs Are A Real ThingJay Labrecque
Bikers pay massive tribute at funeral of popular tattoo artistCaz White
I need suggestion for my first tattooEmilyan
Regarding Audio TattoosLeon Scott

Latest News & Blogs

A selection of the latest tattoo news and blog posts.

Chrissy Metz of This Is Us flashes her rarely seen wrist tattoo Chrissy Metz usually doesn't flash her wrist tattoo. But when the This Is Us star visited the set of The IMDb Show in Los Angeles on Thursday, she did just that. The 37-year-old actress flashes her ink as she wore a black-and-white patterned dress while talking to the show's host Tim Kash.

Here's what Love Island's Jack's huge rib tattoo actually says While we're appreciating watching the blossoming romance between Jack and Dani on Love Island, there is something a little bit distracting about the pen salesman… and I'm not talking about his very white teeth.

Raheem Sterling position, girlfriend, children and tattoo controversy Raheem Sterling is preparing to take to the pitch for England's first World Game, which will see them go head to head with Tunisia tonight. But who is Raheem and what else do we know about him? Born 8 December 1994, the 23-year-old is front Kingston Jamaica and plays for Man City.

Tattoo artist has launched his own #MeToo movement against the tattoo industry Alex Bage, a tattoo artist from Newcastle, was growing tired of hearing about colleagues taking advantage of young vulnerable girls impressed by the 'celebrity of tattoo' so he decided to do something about it.

Terri Shares Two Great Tattoos This past weekend, I attended another wonderful Coney Island Mermaid Parade in south Brooklyn. I met a lot of great people, including Terri, who shared some amazing work, including this amazing owl covering her stomach: She credited Peeko from Pyramid Ink Tattoo in Brooklyn with this piece.

WWE champ Aleister Black reveals secret meaning behind tattoo WWE star Black, 33, is coming off the back of a bruising title defence against Lars Sullivan at NXT Takeover Chicago. And he will now be making his way across the pond to compete at the United Kingdom Championship Tournament at the Royal Albert Hall.

Did a woman with a tattoo masher kill the last wolf in Scotland? I NOTE with interest Jodi Harrison's article on wolves. More than a decade ago I was given a wooden potato masher by two gentleman dismantling a temporary museum collection with which I was involved, in celebration of the United Nations Year of the Potato 2008.

Leith Festival Ends With Tattoo By the Shore The curtain came down on another hugely enjoyable Leith Festival with the Community Tattoo at Malmaison Plaza by The Shore on Sunday evening.

Matt's Signs Point the Way My friend Matt moved to Baltimore a couple years ago and shared this tattoo with me after he got it last summer: This piece recalls the stack of signs that was often seen in episodes of the TV series M*A*S*H.

Child left with tiger scar from henna tattoo on holiday Two boys could be left permanently scarred after their skin broke out into blisters from black henna tattoos. Nathaniel Hainsworth, 13, and Kane Archibald, seven, from Sunderland got temporary tattoos just before they flew home from their family holiday in Cala Bona, Mallorca.

Coronation Street's Faye Brookes shows off her Manchester bee tattoo in a sheer top at salon launch Coronation Street favourite Faye Brookes showed off her Manchester bee tattoo on her back in a sheer black top as she headed to the Terence Paul Hale salon on Saturday.

Fostering Miss Katie and Kelly - 9 day update I've had foster cats Miss Katie and Kelly for about 9 days now, and they've certainly required more 'care' than other foster cats I've had. Their old age means that they don't always use the litter tray, and they're very messy when they eat and drink.

My first Parkrun! After wanting to be a parkrunner for ages, I finally ran my first official Parkrun today! Firstly running as part of a large group is so different to running solo. It gives you a pack to belong to, as well as giving us that drive not to quit. Parkrun is free, and happens every Saturday morning, and they try hard to foster a sense of community.

Are these the WORST tattoos ever? Most cringeworthy body art disasters revealed So if you want to see some of the worst tattoos, Bored Panda has gathered a few cringeworthy photos. In one photo, one woman is proudly showing off her bizarre underarm onion tattoo. A bald man used the remaining hair on his scalp to decorate a disturbing head tattoo.

RAF centenary takes centre stage at Air Tattoo One of the biggest public demonstrations of RAF air and ground capability will be on display at this year's Royal International Air Tattoo. It forms part of international celebrations marking the Royal Air Force's centenary.

Charlotte Crosby cuts Bear from life with final painful tattoo laser removal surgery Charlotte Crosby has undergone painful laser tattoo removal sessions to rid herself of the tattoos that her ex-boyfriend Stephen Bear gave her. The former Geordie Shore beauty had previously had her first tattoo from Bear - an inking of a cross between a cheetah and a bear removed.

Florida man gets bizarre tattoo of a pair of nipples on his buttocks Mink captioned it: "When you have that one redneck friend that lets you tattoo nipples on his butt cheeks." She is reported to have pitched the idea to Daniel after seeing a post referencing nipples on butt cheeks on social media. Daniel, her friend of five years, was apparently quick to say yes to the experiment.

Game of Thrones Fans Think Sophie Turner's New Tattoo Just Spoiled the Show's Ending It's been a while since we've freaked out over Game of Thrones plot clues, but with Season 8 only 10 months away, we might as well get a head start. Sophie Turner's new tattoo is the latest subject of speculation.

Charlotte Crosby cuts her final tie with ex Stephen Bear with this painful act After a year long on-again, off-again relationship with Stephen Bear, the pair called it quits last year. The two started dating while they were co-hosting MTV's Just Tattoo Of Us. Charlotte had the first tattoo which was half a Cheetah and half a Bear on her TV show, Just Tattoo Of Us as part of her initiation.

Two men held over rape near tattoo shop in Southampton The 28-year-old victim was attacked in an alleyway off Howards Grove behind Guys and Dolls Tattoo and Piercing Studio in Shirley. It happened at about 01:30 BST on 3 June. Police said, two men in their 30s, both from Southampton, were arrested on suspicion of rape and have been released while investigations continue.

Arsenal ace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang adds to huge tattoo collection with massive wing on his chest "In his subconscious, maybe Pierre-Emerick sees himself as a player that has to lift Africa." On his left forearm is a tribute to former Chelsea striker Hernan Crespo. The inking reads 'Crespo for life' - and it has even been reported that Auba's mum is related to the Serie A legend.

Raheem Sterling's Wembley tattoo reveals his ultimate dream When asked what has changed since he went to the last World Cup in Brazil, Sterling revealed he has been given some good advice, and believes the rest of the squad should feel confident this summer. "I wish I could have met some of the people I met earlier.

Rihanna shows off incredible chest tattoo at Oceans 8 premiere - now here's what her 25 inkings all mean The singer-turned-actress is known for her penchant for inkings, racking up an impressive 25 so far. Here's what they all mean… RiRi acquired this jawesome tat from celeb tattoo artist Bang Bang in September 2016. Rumour has it that she got the inking in Drake's dressing room in Miami.

Tattoo Roulette: leave your next tattoo up to chance! If you want a tattoo but don't know what to get, Sweetwater Collective in Jacksonville might be able to help you out. They will be unveiling a new tattoo roulette machine in July for their 3-year anniversary. It's cheaper to get one through roulette, about $100, but you leave it up to chance.

More to Explore

We have everything a tattoo fan could want: community, news, blogs, videos, podcasts, merchandise and more!

Tattoos Videos

Watch video tutorials, time-lapse tattooing, equipment reviews and see some great tattoo designs.

Tattoos Podcasts

Listen to tattooists and enthusiasts giving advice and discussing their designs, inspirations and experiences.

Tattoos Shop

From machine kits to tattooing guns, books to t-shirts, there's always a bargain to be had in our marketplace.