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For many cultures, it is a common practice to paint and permanently apply ink to the skin. The reasons behind one's decision to ink the body vary from personal expression to adhering to cultural customs. In order to have a better understanding of the world of tattooing, it is important to understand the terminology associated with inking one's body. Below are several terms to be familiar with when researching tattoo artists and parlors.

  • Tattoo - A tattoo is the act or practice of marking the skin with indelible patterns or pictures by puncturing the skin and inserting pigments. The designs can be applied to any part of the body from the back and legs, to the arms and abdomen. Designs run the gamut from dragons, stars and tribal designs, to religious crosses and animals.
  • Celtic Tattoo - These often consist of knots, spirals, or mazes. Celtic tattoos are popular designs around the biceps, legs, or neck. Celtic tattoos may also depict pentagrams, which are a star-like shape with five points.
  • Gothic Tattoo - Gothic tattoos typically contain a large amount of black. People interested in the Gothic lifestyle may also have one or multiple body piercings to complement their permanent skin art.
  • Tribal Tattoo - Tribal tattooing consists of heavy black graphic designs inspired by the traditional Polynesian tattooing of Island cultures. These type of designs are popular around the biceps, legs, or neck.
  • Japanese Tattoo - Dragon tattoos are common in a lot of Japanese-style skin art. The tattoos are typically very colorful and highly detailed. In addition, Japanese symbols are also popular and are found on various parts of the body including the back, chest, and arms.
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    B & B Mystery Ink
    2119 Needmore Rd, Dayton, OH 45414
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    (937) 274-4049
     
    User Review: "This place is by far the best place I have ever been to. I am currently haveing my sleve work done here and I couldnt be..."
    A & A Ink
    105 E Main St, Troy, OH 45373
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    (937) 335-7413
     
    User Review: "I would recommend this tattoo/piercing studio to everyone I know!! a&a ink is the best studio in miami county! they have..." - cindy (OH)
    Hybrid Image Tattoo & Body Piercing
    2721 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45219
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    (513) 221-8288
     
    User Review: "I am pretty sure that I brought home bed bugs from this place"
    R.A.W. Tattoos
    304 E National Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377
    (937) 260-3308
    Skin Quake
    3808 Little York Rd, Dayton, OH 45414
    (937) 890-5643
    Stretch's Tattoo Studio
    3353 Needmore Rd, Dayton, OH 45414
    (937) 236-0330
    De Hair Airbrush Tan & Tattooing
    24 N Main St, Englewood, OH 45322
    (937) 836-9110
    Tattoo Tech II
    5470 Brandt Pike, Dayton, OH 45424
    (937) 235-5000
    Spacebound Customs
    6031 Brandt Pike, Dayton, OH 45424
    (937) 233-3010
    The Tattoo Gallery
    123 Valley St, Dayton, OH 45404
    (937) 461-0083
    Private Ink Tattoo Studio
    2700 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45403
    (937) 397-2844
    Gem City Tattoo Club Inc
    436 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402
    (937) 443-0335
    Blue Byrd Tattoos
    1231 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH 45410
    (937) 222-2973
    Ben Louis Tattoo
    1231 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH 45410
    (765) 421-8796
    Cloak & Dagger Tattoo Studio
    1047 Brown St, Dayton, OH 45409
    (937) 222-7880


    Lots of people decide to get tattoos because it provides a fun form of self-expression. There are many designs to choose from. Make it personal with names and faces, or choose a cartoon character or a favorite quote. You can even choose custom art, from black and white images to colorful dragons. Tattooing, also known as dermal pigmentation, decorates the body by injecting ink into the skin. This art form harks back many centuries, having been used all over the world as a cultural and traditional practice. Tattoo parlors provide this service, along with body piercings. Customers can choose from a standard design, like a star or butterfly, or something more unique and custom, such as a tribal or Celtic image. People can put tattoos anywhere on their bodies, from arms and legs, to stomachs and backs. Today's technologies have allowed tattoo artists to use brilliant colors, muted tones, and crisp black and whites to create the perfect image or text. The process is done using a needle and ink. Customers can seek out a local tattoo parlor or studio to browse samples, get ideas, and learn about prices. The Internet is a great place to start in terms of local listings of professionals and maps. It's also a great tool to check out designs, such as crosses, stars, dragons, arm bands, and fish. Tattoos can be cultural in nature, such as Egyptian or Japanese, or they can be Gothic or tribal. Tattoo artists spend many years honing their craft. They should be licensed and use the very best sanitary practices to avoid cross contamination. From body piercings to color, black and white, and gray tattoos, such artists should be able to provide clients with quality services for their money.
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