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Why Are Tattoos so Expensive? 0

“Why are tattoos so expensive?” is a commonly asked question within the tattoo industry, and here at Magnum Tattoo Supplies, we are going to break down 5 reasons why your tattoo is worth big bucks and answers to your top tattoo cost questions.

25 Amazing Tattoo Facts You Didn't Know 0

Here at Magnum Tattoo Supplies, we love tattoos, and whether you like them or not, you can't deny that tattoos have an interesting history. Tattooing is thought to have evolved from a form of healing similar to acupuncture into the art form it is today.

It was initially popular among sailors when it was introduced to the Western world, but it grew in popularity in the 1970s.

Tattooing is no longer seen as a form of rebellion, and it is now more commonly accepted than ever.

Whether you have a tattoo or not, here are several tattoo facts you may not be aware of!

The History and Future of Tattoo Conventions 0

Tattoo conventions are one way tattoo artists can get together to share tattoo techniques, ideas, and designs. They also allow tattoo enthusiasts the opportunity to see a wide variety of tattooing styles first hand and meet the tattooists that created them.

Now that vaccines are available in the majority of countries, the world has begun to reopen with the addition of new rules and preventative measures, allowing the world to take larger strides toward normalcy.

Getting a Tattoo That You'll Love Forever 0

Avoid rookie first-tattoo mistakes.
Research, design, and decide exactly what you want (with links for inspiration).
Learn the proper terms to describe the type of tattoo you want.
Consider a list of questions to ask yourself before you get a tattoo.
Find the best tattoo artist.
Prepare your skin for the big day (and take care of it afterwards).
Calm yourself and control the pain while you're getting tattooed.

    The Do's and Dont's of Getting a New Tattoo - Buy Tattoo Aftercare Online 0

    Have you ever wondered, in general what we should do, (or not do) after we’ve had our new tattoos done?

    Do listen to your tattoo artist’s instructions on aftercare.  The recommended aftercare process will vary from artist to artist, but generally they’ll tell you to keep the tattoo covered for the first few hours, and then to gently wash it with lukewarm soapy water.  After this, you’ll need to look after it with an aftercare cream or lotion that’s right for you.  

    The Story Behind the Semicolon Tattoo 0

    The semicolon is a famous tattoo design with a lot of symbolism that you'll typically find inked on the wrist (Selena Gomez has a semicolon tattoo on her left wrist). The punctuation mark isn't just a fad; it was born out of a desire to raise mental health awareness.