The Great Neck Tattoo Debate

Last week a blogger over at the site, Jane Marie, was turned down for a tattoo. In short the artist, Dan Bythewood of New York Adorned, refused to tattoo her neck. Both her initial blog and his response on have really gotten people all riled up.  How do we feel about?  Well, let’s just say the two most common tattoos we remove are Names and Wedding Rings.  The two most common places?  Fingers and Necks.

Choose Wisely or Choose Fade Fast

Please read the two articles linked below to decide where you stand on this topic.

Jane Marie’s Initial Post –

Dan Bythewood’s Response –

Father, 20, defends decision to get a portrait of his toddler son tattooed on his Face

A young father has paid tribute to the toddler son he almost lost by getting a massive tattoo of the boy’s portrait on the left side of his face.
Christien Sechrist, a 20-year-old from Houston, Texas, had a black and white image of his young son Perseus etched onto the left side of his head in July. But a snapshot of the tattoo is quickly helping the young father to gain national attention after it was shared on Imgur earlier this week.

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Does the Apple Watch Work on Tattooed People?

Is this an isolated incident or does the Apple Watch not work on people with tattoos covering their wrists?

“Reddit user Guine55fan purchased the 42mm SS watch and found himself unable to get any notifications when he placed it on his wrist. In fact, the watch locked up and asked for his password once it would go dark. Guine55fan has a tattooed sleeve that covers his left arm, including the spot on his wrist where the watch rests. Curious to find out why the watch wasn’t working Gunie55fan slid the watch down to an untattooed part of his hand and lo and behold the watch worked beautifully.”

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It’s official: Army issues new tattoo rules

It’s official: Soldiers can now get their arms, legs and most of their bodies covered in tattoos.  Face, neck and hand tattoos, however, remain against regulation, with the exception of one ring tattoo per hand. Racist, derogatory and sexist tattoos are also outlawed.

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Sydni Deveraux: On body modification, elective surgery, and the joys of changing your body in the age of the Internet

Whether you are looking to get a tattoo, have one removed, or thinking about modifying your body in general; this article by Sydni Deveraux is an excellent read.

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