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Cover-Ups: What You Need to Know

Let’s face it: we all make mistakes. Some (unfortunately) are more permanent than others.

If you’re facing tattoo regret, have hope.  A talented artist can transform ink you can’t stand (did a “forever love” end up having an expiration date, for example?) into a work of art you’ll finally love.

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Think Before You Ink

How to Not Regret Your Tattoo

Life is full of regrets, but getting a tattoo should never, ever be one of them. Here’s how to make sure you’ll love your ink for years to come:

Do Your Research Beforehand

While there’s always something to be said for spontaneity, when it comes to getting inked, it pays to do some planning prior to going under the needle – especially if you’re a person prone to regrets.

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Choosing a Tattoo Artist

You’ve spent weeks – maybe even months or years –  narrowing down your design. Now comes the tough part: selecting the artist responsible for bringing your vision to life.

Need tips on how to choose the person who will be responsible for your ink? Read on for our four top tips:

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Can I mix my own sea salt soak to use as aftercare for my piercings?

Many clients ask if they can mix their own sea salt soak to use as aftercare for their piercings. We recommend purchasing sterile saline solution, rather than mixing your own. First of all, when mixing sea salt with water, you will almost never achieve the correct concentration; too much salt will dry out the tissue and result in complications with healing.

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Tattoos Following Mastectomy

Healing Through Art:
How Tattoos are Healing Mastectomy Scars

Throughout 2017, around 72 Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer every day. Most of these women will undergo surgery as part of their treatment, whether it’s a lumpectomy or partial mastectomy; unilateral mastectomy, which removes the entire breast affected by cancer; or a double or bilateral mastectomy, which removes both the affected and unaffected breast.

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