Bolder Tattoocations

No longer afraid of losing work, people get louder in self-expression

Implications - People are abandoning fear of judgment and rejection and are expressing their individuality without inhibition. Job cuts are ending the pursuit to appease; the resulting rebellion and refusal to conform to societal norms are being backed by tremendous social praise. To connect with these consumers, businesses must grant freedom for self-expression.
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Zipped-Up Tattoos - Inking Zippers to Enhance Scars
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Warm 382,956 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 09
Zipped-Up Tattoos
Inking Zippers to Enhance Scars
These are some of the best examples of tattoos interacting with the human body I have seen, and it is a really positive message too. All of these zipper tattoos are placed around existing and old scarring,… [More]
Armpit Tattoos - Underarm Flower Bouquet Ink on Pretty Hipsters in Toronto
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Warm 202,220 Clicks Pub: Jul 13, 09
Armpit Tattoos
Underarm Flower Bouquet Ink on Pretty Hipsters in Toronto
These days, tattooing is fairly mainstream, but when I saw these armpit tattoos on Chandel Bodner at an art show in Toronto, I stopped in my tracks. According to Bodner, armpit tattoos are fairly common… [More]
Full-Face Tattoos - Unusual, In-Your-Face Tattoo Designs That Cover Daring Heads
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Warm 247,519 Clicks Pub: Aug 11, 09
Full-Face Tattoos
Unusual, In-Your-Face Tattoo Designs That Cover Daring Heads
This is a collection of a most extreme form of tattooing which involves total face and neck designs. While I have touched on this in a previous article, it was not on such a hardcore level. These people… [More]
Unique Wing Tattoos - from Eagle Wing Tattoos to Life Sized Human Butterfly Wings
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Warm 291,296 Clicks Pub: Sep 21, 09
Unique Wing Tattoos
from Eagle Wing Tattoos to Life Sized Human Butterfly Wings
We've seen angel wing tattoos and butterfly tattoos, but this gallery looks at some more unique wing tattoos such as phoenix, fairy and eagle tattoos. While we've also included more mainstream body art… [More]
Inked Pin-Up Studios - 666photography Has Handmade Costumes, Props & Burlesque Tattoos
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Warm 209,424 Clicks Pub: Jun 30, 09
Inked Pin-Up Studios
666photography Has Handmade Costumes, Props & Burlesque Tattoos
666photography has clever vintage ideas, beautifully mixing old and new styles. With the help of old-school theater style sets, hand-painted backdrops and retro costumes, 666photography is able to transform… [More]
Manga Tattoos - Japanese Cartoon Ink, from Super Heroes to Cute Anime Faces
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Warm 500,668 Clicks Pub: Sep 20, 09
Manga Tattoos
Japanese Cartoon Ink, from Super Heroes to Cute Anime Faces
We've seen everything from Patrick Swayze tattoos to braille tattoos, so manga tattoos really don't seem that far fetched; in fact, with the popularity of Japanese cartoons, it's surprising we don't see… [More]
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