Archive for November 1st, 2006

The Influence of Tattoos

The Influence of Tattoos

There is a brand new show on the Lifestyle channel that I find myself constantly waiting to come on, Miami Ink. It is a show about a group of friends putting up a shop in Miami, continuously spreading their love and passion for tattoos to those who share that passion with them. Every week, they face a new challenge, like covering up an old tattoo, or having a new one redone because it’s misspelled. Every week, I find myself wondering why people even get them in the first place.According to histo…

Henna Tattoos – A New Way to Decorate Your Body

Henna Tattoos - A New Way to Decorate Your Body

The tattoo business is thriving. This craft of permanent skin art has gathered quite a huge audience. More and more people come to tattoo parlors and make their skins their canvass, letting the needle prick their skin with ink.Chalking it up to indecisiveness, there are people who got tattoos and regretted it. Oftentimes, no matter how much they hate that mark on their skin, they just leave it there or cover it up. Having it removed is already out of the question because it is more expensive tha…

Learn About Martini

Learn About Martini

Mixing an excellent martini begins with some basic information about gin, vodka, martini glasses, martini shakers and other bar tools. Vodka or GinThere is no shortage of disagreement as to which mix of ingredients may properly wear the badge of martini. There is also no shortage of disagreement as to which is the best, vodka or gin. Though it’s all a matter of preference, it is important to know some basic information about both.Gin is a white spirit that is flavored. The basis of gin flavoring…

Have a Stress-Free Christmas Shopping

We all agree that Christmas is typically one of the most stressful events of the year. The daunting task of buying gifts and last-minute shopping are wrapped in gift that might explode. To relieve some—if not all—that Christmas stress, let us provide you with these practical tips.Create a draft budget – As early as you can in the New Year, list down the expected expenses for the coming Christmas. Don’t forget to include hidden expenses like food bills and overseas telephone cha…

Taking Care of Your New Tattoo

Taking Care of Your New Tattoo

Having a tattoo is a lifetime decision. Once you have one, it will be with you for the rest of your life. If you have put on a new tattoo, remember that it is a skin wound that needs to be healed. The healing process usually takes up to two weeks, but complete recovery could be as long as 45 days. It is very important to take care of your tattoo not only to prevent infections, but also to maintain the appearance of your tattoo. Follow these guidelines on what to do right after having a tattoo.Re…