H2OCEAN, the leading manufacturer of quality sea salt based first aid and tattoo and piercing aftercare, announced it would be partnering with Alex De Pase, renowned tattoo artist and founder of D-LIZE srls. D-LIZE PRO is a leader in protective tattoo film, the pre-aftercare barrier for the initial healing of a tattoo.. H2OCEAN, aContinue reading »
Tattoos have no MSRP (Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price). There are so many variables that effect the price of the tattoo. Some are obvious, like artist experience and skill. Others are not as tangible, style, notoriety or exposure. There is no hard and fast way to determine value vs cost, it depends on what isContinue reading »
Do I have to get starter jewelry? Q: I want to get a body piercing soon, do I have to get starter jewelry? Because they are ugly – Susan A: “Starter jewelry” is a term commonly used referring to the initial jewelry worn in a piercing. It is often a limited style/brand/color/size of jewelry.Continue reading »
Our culture is prioritizing experience over what they are actually getting. People get more satisfaction over experiences than things so we should give experiences over stuff that will just end up in a basement someday. Wouldn’t you know it…giving the gift of a tattoo or body piercing is a experience that will last a lifetime.Continue reading »
Our 2016 H2Ocean Models calendar is now available for purchase online.
Features 12 of the most popular tattoo models in the industry and a listing of all major Tattoo and Piercing events for the year.
Featuring Jenna Elaine, Makani Terror, Amber Kidd, Christie Jay, Madison Skye, Amanda Chu, Shonda Mackey, Bernadette Macias, Brante Flores, Holly Doll, Heidi Lavon, and Rachelle Hoffman.
Taking Care Of A New Tattoo You now have the finished product, which is really a large open wound that needs to be protected and nurtured back to health and lasting beauty. Many a shop will suggest A&D or Aquaphor to heal a tattoo from the time you leave the shop through the following twoContinue reading »
Getting A Tattoo Now that you have paid for your first tattoo, you have your hand crafted and original design in hand, and are in a sterile environment…It’s time for initiation!!! Are you excited? Looking back on my previous article “Will my first tattoo hurt?”, if you are scared, just know that we all were.Continue reading »
Choosing A Studio Here are some things to consider when rummaging through local studios. One of the most important details to pay attention to is the level of cleanliness and sterilization performance of the studio. There are some things to stay away from and be aware of when walking into a tattoo studio. They areContinue reading »
Choosing A Tattoo In between finding your studio/artist, you may have an idea of what you want or exactly what you want. In each studio there will be walls filled with pre-drawn tattoos that have been replicated on 1000’s of bodies around the world. These images are referred to as “Flash”. Flash is a kindContinue reading »
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO GETTING A NEW TATTOO One thing to always remember when it comes to any and every aspect of tattoos and piercings, whether it is from pain, to design, to ethics and social issues is that EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT! This article series is designed to walk you through your first tattoo, startContinue reading »