Tattoo & Health Related Info
Unfortunately most people get pierced without understanding the full implications of what they are doing. It is a commitment that requires a lot of care and maintenance in order for the piercing to succeed. Here are some articles to help you decide if a piercing is right for you.
The majority of these articles have been collected from other sites such as The Body, which contains a wide range of health related articles collected from the Center for Disease Control. While not directly associated with body modification, they are relevant to your health.
In providing the information in these articles I have strived to answer the many questions first timers have about the process and risks of getting a tattoo. These articles will help you navigate through all the myths and misinformation about the tattooing process.
About Excalibur Tattoo
The popularity and acceptance of tattoo art keeps growing yearly and so does tattooing as a business. With the many shops and artists looking to get your business, the choices are great. Unfortunately the risks are also just as great. That is why we have made it a point to help inform and educate people through the many articles found here on this site. Take a few moments and browse through the various articles.
At Excalibur Tattoo we believe in the magical power of a custom tattoo. When a tattoo is filled with symbolism and imagery that speaks directly to and about the wearer, there is nothing stronger. With the abundance of tattoo art available on the internet, we often encourage customers not to settle on what they find but to use those images as a stepping stone to their own design. We love nothing more than to create a custom tattoo for our customers.
In my free time I pursue commercial photography and enjoy teaching, off roading and family time with my wife and grandkids.
CT Tattoo & Piercing Regulations
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Hep C is a bloodborne disease that affects the liver. This article explains what the disease is, it’s symptoms, how it’s transmitted, how it can be prevented and more.
CT state regulations limits the minimum age for tattooing and body piercing. Here are the requirements for receiving service at Excalibur Tattoo & Design.
These reference tables list the healing times for most commonly requested piercings. Tables contain a link to their respective aftercare pages.
As Al, a friend of mine and tattoo artist as well, likes to put it, “a tattoo is going to hurt no matter where you get it, so you might as well get it where you want it.” Here are some other tips.
This information has been provided by the ‘Association of Professional Piercers’ as a guide to both body art practitioners and their clients.
Here are some tips to help make your tattoo experience go smoothly. It’s all about the body, mind and spirit.
The prospect of having to change jewelry on a new piercing can seem daunting. This article will hopefully dismiss some of those fears and give you a practical way of exchanging body jewelry with minimal amount of discomfort and damage.
With the growing popularity of piercing, there are plenty of opportunities for unscrupulous people to take advantage of someone else’s ignorance. Piercing guns are designed to pierce ear lobes only and nothing else. What amazes me is what people are using them to pierce.
This article is a walkthrough of a freehand design on a client with a large scar on his forearm. This is a typical procedure for most of my freehand tattoos.