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Detroit Woman Warns Others About Eyebrow Microblading Procedure After She Got Deadly Infection

Days after she decided to undergo microblading procedure, a woman got a potentially life-threatening infection. The woman began to see little lumps and was later diagnosed with cellulitis.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 2, 2018

Understanding Why Tattoos Are Permanent Might Be Crucial To Better Removal Methods

Tattoos are kept permanent by stubborn little cells in the immune systems that refuse to let go of ink pigments. Targeting these cells called macrophages might lead to better removal methods.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 7, 2018

MIT Unveils DuoSkin: Temporary Tattoos That Function As On-Skin Interfaces To Interact With Computers, Mobile Devices

MIT Media Lab's DuoSkin project is a fabrication process for customized temporary tattoos that can serve as connected interfaces. These tattoos can eventually serve as a great alternative to cumbersome wearable devices such as smartwatches.

Wearable Tech August 13, 2016

'Suicide Squad' Tattoo-Style Posters Are Coming To SXSW

It's not exactly Margot Robbie tatting you up with a one-of-a-kind ink stain, but it's pretty close — and thankfully, not on your skin.

Movies/TV Shows March 9, 2016

Biometric Tech Tattoos To Help Both Military And Medicine With Location And Health Tracking Features

Could the future of wearables be tattoos that are tech-based? Depending on the outcome of Chaotic Moon's technology and pricing, it could be.

Wearable Tech November 25, 2015

Got Tattoo? Get Your Skin Art Framed After You Die

'Save my Ink' allows people to have their tattoo or skin art cut when they die and framed for their loved ones. It is run by the nonprofit National Association for the Preservation of Skin Art (NAPSA) as a member-exclusive service.

Society October 12, 2015

This Guy Holds The World Record For 'Simpsons' Characters Tattooed On His Body

To what lengths would you go to get into the Guinness Book of World Records? This man got 203 tattoos of characters from 'The Simpsons.'

Movies/TV Shows September 21, 2015

New Zealand Dad Gets 'Cool' Cochlear Implant Tattoo To Match Daughter's: Photo Goes Viral

Sharing his courage, a father got a head tattoo to help his daughter feel more comfortable with her implants. 'Hey, my hair can grow back,' he says.

Society August 11, 2015

People Allergic To Tattoo Ink More Common Than Previously Thought, Says Study

Skin inflammations are normal when getting a tattoo, but more so than just physical irritation, researchers have found that people are allergic to the actual tattoo ink used.

Life May 29, 2015

Apple Acknowledges Apple Watch And Tattoos Don't Get Along Well

Apple has confirmed that users with tattoos might experience issues with the Apple Watch's heart rate tracking capabilities due to the way tattoos reflect light.

Wearable Tech May 4, 2015

New York Bans Tattoos and Piercings for Pets

New York just passed a law that will ban body modification like tattoos and piercings on pets.

Internet Culture December 17, 2014

This Man has 203 Simpsons Characters Tattooed on his Back. Simpsons Fan Much

Michael Baxter spent 130 hours over the past year to get 203 characters from 'The Simpsons' tattooed on his back.

Movies/TV Shows December 12, 2014

High five? Hands in prayer? Drake gets new emoji tattoo and Twitterverse is buzzing about it

Rapper Drake got some new ink: one of an inspirational quote and another of a number 6 with a pair of emoji hands in prayer -- or high five. The verdict is still unclear.

Internet Culture September 28, 2014

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