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05 May / Writing
Appearance is important. One way to help cancer survivors revive their confidence is through body modification. In this case: cosmetic tattoos. Here, Dylan Black from ROGERStv speaks with Anita Abramo about Cosmetic Tattooing Ottawa.
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03 May / Writing
Paige Spear is a paramedical tattooist in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where she helps her customers use tattoo art to camouflage scars and vitiligo, and recreate areolas and nipples for customers who have undergone mastectomies. Spear isn’t performing medicine and she and her clients both understand the risks of tattooing on sensitive types of skin. Nevertheless, Spear says a new regulation from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) would be “devastating” both for her shop, THE STUDIO Tattoo Co.
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01 May / Writing
Tattoos are open wounds. That’s worth remembering. You may have taken a spill at some point in your life and took the skin off your knees or palms or what-have-you. So, here’s the question for you: if you just shredded your leg on some asphalt, would you immediately go to the gym for leg day? Probably not. The same basic logic applies to post-tattoo workouts. In an interview with Popsugar, one medical doctor explained how one might change a workout routine to address this, considering working out–especially in a gym–can mean exposing your body to considerable amounts of bacteria:
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30 April / Writing
Inkademic has evolved from simply a podcast into much more of (and I hate to even type this word but it’s the truth) a brand. Basically, if you’re interested in tattoos, body modification, and related topics, you’ll hopefully find something interesting here. The name, Inkademic, was chosen to convey an almost academic bent to the topic. That said, there’s still an Instagram feed with some killer work. Keep an eye out for all sorts of amazing content from beautiful tattoos to innovating piercings to more intense body modification, and even some educational, informational, and historical content.