Rihanna Gets Tribal Tattoo Using Chisel And Hammer: It’s Obviously Painful, But Is It Safe? [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 10/10/2013 - 12:09

Rihanna got a traditional Maori tattoo using chisel and hammer during her tour stop in New Zealand.

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"Bagel Head" Trend Is the Newest Fashion Sensation

By | Wed, 09/26/2012 - 16:23

Tattoos, body piercings and implants have become the norm in today's society. However the newest trend in body alteration is "bagel head," which refers to a saline injection to an individual's forehead that is molded to resemble a bagel.

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Tattoos: Potentially Embarrassing But Difficult to Remove, New Removal Techniques Are Costly

By | Tue, 09/18/2012 - 10:47

There is a reason why people say that "you should always think before you ink," that's because tattoos are permanent and are potentially cause for future embarrassment. Two new studies highlight the difficulty of tattoo removal as well as an effective, albeit costly, new laser treatment.

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FDA Warns That Tattoo Inks Are Causing Skin Infections

By | Thu, 08/23/2012 - 14:44

Tattoos, once associated with rebellion, have become the norm for today's generation. Unfortunately many are still uninformed about the health risks that can come with this expression of individuality.