Archive for October, 2008

Remember at the school what it was like to be cool and tough…what’s that, you don’t. Well then, here’s your chance with Halloween approaching. Think Miami Ink and think tattoos.

There’s little chance of getting an invite to the social events of the year with the tattoo covered biker look but who’s looking to hob nob it with the "snobs. You want V.I.P. treatment at the coolest Halloween parties and for the girls, the tough, cool loo will certainly get you that with the Miami Ink Low Rider Adult Costume .

Being cool is a human phenomenon which has been around for a long time and it’s something most of us want to be thought of. Whether you are or not, now is your chance to become "Miss Cool" but knowing full well when the clock strikes midnight, you can safely withdraw back to who you really are.

Miami Ink is a reality show which showcases a variety of interesting people from expert tattoo artists to their customers. It looks at the lives of people who in the main, love body artwork and love to display it.

Miami Ink Costumes

Well girls, as a Halloween choice, then the tattoo look will certainly elevate you to cool status if only in appearance but it’s amazing how you can adapt your personality to fit what you’re wearing. There’s a theory that to achieve something you need to be it and live it and you become it.

If this is what you believe then you can experience the so called naughty side for a day with the Miami Ink Low Rider Halloween Costume .

One of the features of the Miami Ink Low Rider Adult Costume 3% is it’s real-like shirt. Real in the fact it is flesh colored and printed with tattoos and it would need someone to take a close up look to actually determine whether that artwork is a permanent part of your body.

The long sleeve shirt is accompanied by a mini skirt and matching bra and features a striking red belt and of course, the essence of coolness, the black shoe toppers. Now it’s an outfit that’s probably going to send mother into a state and declare her little girl has gone over to the dark side but seriously, for a day and night, even she can live with it.

Halloween has a particular way of bringing out the creativeness in people and the other great aspect about it is, you really do get an insight into what they like and desire to be. And imagine the discussions which will follow the next day.

Actors and Actresses Celebrity Tattoo Pictures

Popular Hollywood Actors/Actresses with Tattoos

Author: http://www.BodyArtAme.com


When it comes to style one need not look any further than Hollywood stars of today. Be it the suave or the elegant look, the Hollywood hotshots manage to exude oomph without any doubt. From their clothes to their hairstyles and now body art, the trends and the styles for today’s generation are set by the men and women on the big screen. Let’s have a look at some of the stars who are the style icons of our generation and will continue to be so for years to come.

Brad Pitt: The Sexiest Man in the world, as voted by People magazine, Brad Pitt is the only actor to have won this honor Brad Pitt Tattootwice. He is also one star who experiments with his look in almost every movie. From the elegant gentleman in ‘Meet Joe Black’ which was a hit with the female audiences to the rough and rugged street-fighter in ‘Fight Club’, which became a rage with fitness freaks, Pitt carries it all with charm and aplomb. As an addition to his style, the actor sports two tattoos, one on his lower back which is a Buddhist prayer and one of the cultural icon ‘Oetzi the Iceman’ on his left forearm. Married to the super stylish Angelina Jolie, Brad continues to set the fashion trends in Hollywood and the world over.

Johnny Depp: Talented, charming and brimming attitude, Johnny Depp is the ultimate icon who defies conformity with his unique sense of style. His portrayal of the swashbuckling pirate Captain Jack Sparrow in The Pirates of the Caribbean has set him a class apart. He has a total of thirteen tattoos on his body, from the name of his first born child Lily-Rose on his chest, to the name of his mother Betty Sue on his left bicep and a sparrow flying over water with the words Jack, his son’s name, on his right forearm. Oft portraying off beat and eccentric character in his movies, Johnny Depp remains the most prized style icons of our times.

Angelina Jolie: Tattoo aficionado and one of the top Hollywood stars, Angelina Jolie is the epitome of beauty and grace. Angelina Jolie Sports an equatorial crossing tattooPopular for her Tomb Raider series of movies where she plays the sexy and lithe treasure hunter Lara Croft, Angelina has established herself as the most stylish celebrity in Hollywood and also most popular tattooed celebrity. A self-confessed tattoo freak, she has over a dozen tattoos which include a Buddhist prayer, a Latin quote Quod Me Nutrit Me Destruit (What nourishes me also destroys me), the quote ‘Know Your Rights’. The reigning queen of Hollywood, Jolie sets the benchmark when it comes to being elegant as well as stylish.

Jessica Alba: Voted as one of the sexiest women in the world by FHM in 2007, Jessica Alba\'s little tattooJessica Alba is one of the most popular from the new wave of style icons in Hollywood. From her role of a stripper in the movie ‘Sin-City’ to her role as a diver in the action adventure ‘Into the Blue’ she is the dream-girl of many a young men and an idol for teenage girls all over the world. A fitness and body art enthusiast she has the tattoo of a ladybug on the back of her neck and a Sanskrit character for lotus flower on her wrist, along with the tattoo of a bow on the small of her back. With continued appearances on popular celebrity lists throughout all media, she is a born favorite when it comes to a combination of beauty and style.

Orlando Bloom: With his boyish good looks Orlando Bloom is the dream date of every teenage girl. A Buddhist and an environmentalist it’s not just his good looks which add to his popularity. Orlando’sOrlando Bloom Sun Tattoo role as the Elvish archer in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy and as a pirate in ‘Pirates of Caribbean’ earned him accolades for his performance as well as his style in playing such diverse roles with equal ease. Because of his association with ‘Lord of the Rings’ he sports a tattoo of the word ‘Nine’ on his right wrist in the Elvish script as other members of the cast; he also has a tattoo of a sun on his abdomen. One of the most searched male celebrities on Google in 2006 Orlando is the perfect combination of good looks supplemented by a confident persona.

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Marine Corps Tattoo Regulation Changes

Marine Corps Tattoo Regulation Changes

Author: http://www.BodyArtAme.com


United States Marine Corps Tattoos Rules and regulations appertaining to the area of the body where a tattoo on active members of the USMC can be placed have been changed.

According to the official USMC Corps line this is to clear up ambiguities and Corps Rules Say This Tattoo OK?make the rules regarding Marine Corp tattoo regulation fair.

Tattooed arms are one area of change. Previous Marine Corp rules allowed tattos on the arms so long as no permanent tattooing touched the neck or backs of the hands.

No longer, officially. Tattoo “sleeves” are no longer allowed. USMC sergeants major favored the tatto sleeve ban thought the Marine Corps brass says that recommendation had no weight in the final decision.

USMC Policy Bans Tattoo SleevesThe official Corps line doesn’t specifically say it, but tattoo ink on the lower arms is said by some USMC officers cause to limit progression in the ranks of the Marine Corp.

In the mean time restrictions in other branches of the US military have been eased with regard to tattoos.

Here is the new official USMC Marine Corps Rules and Regulations from the Uniform Code:

“CH 5 c. Tattoos or brands on the head and neck are prohibited.. Sleeve tattoos are likewise prohibited. A sleeve tattoo is a very large tattoo, or a collection of smaller tattoos, that covers or almost covers a person’s entire arm or leg. Half-sleeve or quarter-sleeve tattoos that are visible to the eye when wearing standard physical training gear (t-shirt and shorts) are likewise prohibited. A half-sleeve or quarter-sleeve tattoo is defined as a very large tattoo, or a collection of smaller tattoos that covers, or almost covers the entire portion of an arm or leg above or below the elbow Tattoo Sleeve Rules for Marine Corpor knee. Tattoos or brands that are prejudicial to good order, discipline and morale, or are of a nature to bring discredit upon the Marine Corps are also prohibited. Prejudicial to good order, discipline and morale or are of a nature to bring discredit to the Marine Corps may include, but are not limited to, any tattoo that is sexist, racist, vulgar, anti-American, anti-social, gang related, or extremist group or organization related.

CH 5 (1) Marines who currently have a sleeve tattoo(s) will be grandfathered. The Marines command will insert a photograph(s) of the respective tattoo(s) along with a measurement(s) of the size in inches and of the location(s) on the body and the date the tattoo(s) was documented, on the Page 11 of the Marines service record book. The Marine will sign the Page 11 entry verifying the information is correct.

CH 5 (2) The Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (DC MANDSTRINGRA) is designated as the adjudicating authority for any tattoo issue involving retention or special duty assignments. Review of a questionable tattoo(s) will be submitted to DC MANDSTRINGRA (MM) via the reenlistment, extension, lateral move system (RELMS). The package will include a photograph(s) of the tattoo(s), measurement(s) of the size in inches, description of the location(s) and explanation as to why the tattoo(s) has been deemed questionable by the commander. MARADMIN 198/07″…

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Pictures of Tattoos on the Lower Back


The lower back is a popular spot for tattoo placement so we’ve put together this tattos picture gallery to give you some unique ideas.

We just went through and found pictures of all the best tattoo ideas we could find and put them here in our lower back tattoo picture gallery.

We hope they will help guide you in choosing your tattoos whether they be variations on a popular theme or one unique in design.

Great Tattoos for the lower back often have scrolling with the central idea placed in the small of the back. Others prefer to have the tattoo smaller and placed lower so as to make it more discreet or personal.

Often tattoos use a specific thing like a spider, heart, gecko, flower, or dragon. And sometimes a combination of items like the sun, stars and moon revolve around a theme.

Below, from our tattoo picture gallery, we have scrolled around the small of a womans back…

Great Tattoo for the lower back has the sun, stars and crescent moon …a picture of a sun and moon tattoo in the small of the back. Its a western Yin and Yang sort of thing for our lower back idea gallery…. Sun and Moon Scroll tattoo Spiders are popular as are webs for tattoos, here’s a unique design for the gallery… Spider hanging below web tattoo
Roses and Hearts are popular together and make a great little tat for the small of a womans back, this one looks like she changed her mind about her love… Rose and Heart Tattoo with scroll Great Fire & Renewal Tattoo idea is the phoenix rising from its ashes… Phoenix Rising from the flames

Here’s a unique tattoo idea for women on the lower back…

Unique tattoo ideas

Scrolling along with the subject like this butterfly work great on the lower back…

Butterfly Tattoo with Scroll for the lower back


If you want a Japanese or Chinese tattoo then colorful koi fish make a tatto with an asian flavor…

Koi Fish Tattoo

Most envision dragons when imagining Japanese Tattoo ideas, but Geishas are right up there with serpents…

Japanese Geisha Woman Tattoo

Fairy Tattoos score high in popularity and fit well in the small of the lower back.

Fairy Tattoo

Its not recommended to tattoo your lovers name on your body permanently, but if you must here’s a unique lower back tattoo of a heart with horns expressing an undying love…

If you must name your love

Red stands out in tatoos and a cardinal is as red as it gets….

Cardinal Lower Back Tattoo Images

The number 8 is also the symbol for infinity here’s a unique idea for a tattoo that might work on a guy or a girl.

This Number 8 personified would be a good lower back choice

Stars tattoo gallery picture of a Lower Back Wrap around tattoo for woman…

Stars Lower Back Wrap around tattoo for woman

For women butterfly and flower tattoos are popular images for the small of the back…

unique lower back tattoo ideas


Kat Von D of LAink.com Gives Tattoo Advice

Top 5 Mistakes Made When Getting Tattoos from LAink.com Tattoo Parlor Owner Kat Von D

When its inked you better be happy with it say the Tattoo artists from hot LA Ink reality television series. And Kat Von D and her fellow tattooists know of what they speak. Here’s the Countdown of the top 5 mistakes people make when getting a tatoo from www.laink.com:

LAink Tattoo Mistake No. 5: Too Small

La Inks Kim Says, “Be careful not to get something too small or where it doesn’t fit that part of the body well.”

This tat lover decided her tattoo was too small for her back, so she received a more colorful dolphin tattoo to cover-up the old one and the size is in better proportion for her back…

Tattoo Mistake #4

Biggest Tattoo Mistakes from La Ink com

LAINk.comTatto Mistake No. 4: Cheap Tattoos


Kat Von D Says, “Good tattoos aren’t cheap and cheap tattoos aren’t good. Far too many times, people choose an artist based on price. That should be the last priority on your list when it comes to getting a tattoo.”

Kim Says: “Don’t look for a bargain!”

Kat Von D www Laink com Tattoo Mistake #3

LA INK and Kat Von D go over the 5 biggest tattoo mistakes

Tatoo Mistake No. 3: Ode to a Lover

Says LAINK Tattooist Hannah, “Don’t be overly romantic. Sorry, that tattoo is going to out last most relationships — much as I hate to say it.”

Pixie of La Ink says, “I don’t think lovers’ names are a good thing.”

A new, intricate tattoo covers up the past. ..

Kat Von D Tattoo Mistake #2

Tattoo Impulse

Tat Mistake No. 2: Being Impulsive

LaInk’s Hannah Says, “Try not to be arbitrary or impulsive — you might regret getting Taz flipping the bird and drinking a beer later.”

A small bear is later covered-up with a more vivid, detailed tattoo that has more meaning to its owner…

And The LA INK Tattoo #1Mistake People make…

Tattoo selection while drunk is the #1 mistake

Tattooing Mistake No. 1: Being Drunk

Says LaInk Tattoo artist Corey, “Biggest mistake … being drunk.”

Hannah Says: “Being drunk leads to the other mistakes on the list.”

Creating a theme around the Miami Ink reality television series makes good sense at Halloween especially if you want to get the attention you have craved since your school days.

Just think, the tattoed biker look may not get you an invitation to some of the big, elitist social events for the year but you can be rest assured you’ll get a V.I.P. invite to most Halloween parties. Girls, think about the Miami Ink Low Rider Halloween Costume as the essence of cool and toughness.

Being cool is a human phenomenon which has been around for a long time and it’s something most of us want to be thought of. Whether you are or not, now is your chance to become “Miss Cool” but knowing full well when the clock strikes midnight, you can safely withdraw back to who you really are.

Miami Ink is a reality show which showcases a variety of interesting people from expert tattoo artists to their customers. It looks at the lives of people who in the main, love body artwork and love to display it.

Miami Ink Low Rider Halloween Costume

Well girls, as a Halloween choice, then the tattoo look will certainly elevate you to cool status if only in appearance but it’s amazing how you can adapt your personality to fit what you’re wearing. There’s a theory that to achieve something you need to be it and live it and you become it.

One of the features of the Miami Ink Low Rider Halloween Costume is it’s real-like shirt. Real in the fact it is flesh colored and printed with tattoos and it would need someone to take a close up look to actually determine whether that artwork is a permanent part of your body.

The long sleeve shirt is accompanied by a mini skirt and matching bra and features a striking red belt and of course, the essence of coolness, the black shoe toppers. Now it’s an outfit that’s probably going to send mother into a state and declare her little girl has gone over to the dark side but seriously, for a day and night, even she can live with it.

Halloween has a particular way of bringing out the creativeness in people and the other great aspect about it is, you really do get an insight into what they like and desire to be. And imagine the discussions which will follow the next day.

Tattoos have been such a major trend in the past couple of decades and if you’ve resisted them, here’s your chance to join the body art set if only for a day.

Hottest Athletes with Tattoos

Hottest Athletes with Tattoos

Author: BodyArtAme.com

Exotic body art or tattooing has gained a visible place in the mainstream fashion industry, and many sportspersons have joined the tattooed celebrities from Hollywood by heavily tattooing their bodies. Tattoos are embellishing the classic physiques of many famous sportspersons. Tattoos sported by celebrities reveal about their attitude towards life and gives an insight into their personality. Celebrity tattoos range from sporty symbols, religious symbols, aggressive images, initials of closed ones, or inspiring words reflecting their sentiments and beliefs.

David Beckham: Stylish Beckham is equally famous for his lifestyle as he is for his superb game. His enchanting boyish looks got him the ratings of super cute footballer in the world. He is passionate about body art and every tattoo he wears on this body has a symbolic value which he has comprehensively inked in his autobiography, “My Side”. His collection of tattoos reflects his love for family, football and faith in spirituality. The first tattoo that he got embellished on his body was his son’s name BROOKLYN. This Beckham tattoo is neatly tinted on his lower back. The anthology of tattoos on Beckham body consists of his wife Victoria’s name in Hindi tattooed on the inside of his left forearm, the Roman numeral VII – the number he wears for England, ROMEO his son’s name on the upper back, Latin phrase “Ut Amem Et Foveam” meaning “so that I love and cherish”, Latin phrase “Perfectio In Spiritu” meaning “spiritual perfection”, Guardian angel and winged cross.

Mike Metzger: Mike Metzger, the Godfather of freestyle motocross has heavily tattooed his body. His love for tattooing can be seen from the word “Pain” engraved inside his mouth. He is the first rider to complete back-to-back-flips which made him a legendary performer. He sports tattoos on the neck and the inside of the forearm. His confidence and faith in himself is visible from the fact that he has his own name imprinted vertically down the front of his chest.

Kobe Bryant: NBA superstar has a great fascination for body art and sports several tattoos that include a crown, his wife Vanessa’s name, his daughter Natalia Diamante’s name, a halo, angel wings and Psalm XXVII. The tattoos of this famous basketball player reflect his love towards his family.

Michael Jordan: Basketball idol known as one of the best athletes of the world is also allured by the exotic trend of body art and has a large Omega tattoo on the left side of his chest just above his heart. This tattoo reveals his loyalty towards Omega Psi Phi, the third oldest black fraternity in the United States. The letter omega is a Greek alphabet that symbolizes unsurpassed power that holds true for this amazingly talented player.

Dennis Rodman: This rambunctious basketball player has his body covered with tattoos of Harley Davidson, picture of his daughter, shark, a cross, and many more. His tattoos reflect his love for the game and family and give an insight to the spiritual side of his rowdy persona. …

Body Piercing – Flaunt Your Attitude

Body Piercing – Flaunt Your Attitude

Author: http://www.BodyArtAme.com

Body piercing is considered sexy and ultra stylish. The trend of body piercing has risen in the recent times and this new form of fashion jewelry has gained popularity among youngsters rapidly. Youngsters and fashion conscious people consider body piercing cool and hip and this fashion trend is fast becoming a rage. Many celebrities are seen with body piercing on naval, tongue, lips, nose, eyebrows, and nipples. This has lead to a rise in demand for body piercing jewelry even more. This particular art form is thousands of years old. During olden times it was part of the culture but now it’s popular because it is fashionable.

Those who sport body jewelry think it adds to their sex appeal and makes them look “hot”. Like any other fashion trend, wholesale body jewelry is worn to get attention especially of the opposite sex. Some consider it a sexual expression and sport it because it looks wild, sensual and erotic. Always go for body pierced jewelry made of a high-quality metal that suits you else it can cause skin irritation.

Navel Piercing: The sexiest body piercing jewelry
Belly button piercing is the most popular body adornment when one talks of body piercing. Young girls and women love to wear this body piercing jewelry and get all the attention. This shiny widget used to adorn ones tummy is available in various funky designs. You can enhance your naval piercing with super sexy and hot belly chains available in various designs like dragon fly, dolphins, designs with tribal theme, dangling charms and many more exotic designs. Accentuate your belly with groovy belly buttons and sexy belly chains. Popular celebrities with naval piercing are Christy Turlington, Lindsay Lohan, Brittney Spears, Meryl Cassie, Madonna, Avril Lavigne, Beyonce, Gillian Anderson, Jenna Elfman and many more.

Nose piercing: Nose Studs, Screws, Pins and Rings can set you apart from the crowd
Nose piercing is the dawned passion among the youngsters and it immediately draws attention to your face. Nose piercing can make you look very attractive and appealing but nasal septum piercing and bridge piercing can be a little tricky therefore nostril piercing is the best option. Some popular names who have joined this rage are Adina Howard, Anouk, Christina Aguilera, Cree Summer, Billie Joe Martin, Flavor Flav, Lorrie Morgan, Mya, and many more on the list.

Eyebrow piercing: Enhance your beautiful eyes with eyebrow rings and barbells
It is the most common facial piercing among the younger generation. Depending on where you wear it, the look of your eyes changes. To make your eyes look wider, wear eye brow rings on outer third of the brow and for that serious look place it on the inner third of the eyebrow. Eyebrow piercing is the least painful and therefore most of the veterans go for 2 or 3 piercing endeavors. The celebs who have joined this fashion league are Amy Lee, Christina Steurmer, Crunchy Black, Lisa Lopes, Mel B, and Fergie.

Tongue piercing and lips piercing: For that sensuous and sultry look
Pierced lips and tongue add to the sex appeal undoubtedly and make one look glamorous with an attitude. In spite of the difficulties in eating and speaking associated with tongue and lip piercing the trend is continuing. Many beautiful and sexy labret designs are available in vibrant colors and shapes. Celebrities spotted with this unique style are Tom Hern, Alida-Nadine Kurras, Ashley Scott, Gracia Baur, Kate Ryan, Laura Wilson, Lenna Kuurama, and Doreen Steinert.

Genital ANDSTRING Nipple jewelry: Wonderful playthings in bed
Genital and nipple jewelry add to the pleasure of being together with your lover. This type of body piercing is popular among audacious males and females. Men consider it as a sign of virility and a way to express their manhood and strength whereas women wear it to attract their partners and for sexual stimulation. The designs of nipple barbells and nipple shields are adventurous and exciting. Many big names like Axl Rose, Dave Navarro, Eric West, Gerry Connelly, Jaye Davidson, Lars Ulrich, Lenny Kravitz, Tre Cool, Tommy Lee, and Motley Crue’s, Britney Spears, Janet Jackson and many more has pierced nipples. Janet Jackson said in an interview that she likes the sensation of her pierced nipples.

Trendy and Fashionable Wholesale Body Jewelry
Today the market is flooded with exciting, delicate, colorful and erotic wholesale body jewelry that includes rings, captive rings, hoops, studs, barbells, labrets, chains, charms, pinchers, etc. You can choose body jewelry according to your personality, style and attitude. Body piercing jewelry is usually designed from metals like stainless steel, gold, niobium, titanium, or alloys. Body piercing jewelry has crossed the threshold of mainstream fashion today and is considered as the most IN-THING. For the best collection of body piercing jewelry to bejewel your lover or yourself, browse through www.bodyartame.com.

Kat Von D LA Ink Tattoo Gallery


Kat Von D owns the LAInk tattoo parlor in La Brea, California. That is the setting of the hot series LA Ink and a hit series spun from Miami Ink. TheKat Von D own body tattoos typically male tattoo artist scene has been invaded by the stylistic and talented female Kat Von D. LAInk is a bold new direction with a female dominated tatoo shop.

LA Ink Com promo products are now available. Spun off from Miami Ink LAINK is hot and you will want to be up to date with www La Ink com down loads, Kat Von D TShirts, Bikinis, Thongs and www.laink.com tattoo gallery pics and gallery photos.

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