Shanzey Afzal's conservative Muslim family didn't approve of tattoos, but she embraced her love for them anyway. She now owns her own women-only studio called Ink Minx.
As soon as Gene Coffey rolls up the ink-black metal gate at his tony tattoo parlor, he starts talking about his art studio.
Tattoo artist Keith "Bang Bang" McCurdy talks about the weirdest tattoo he's ever inked.
"That you are carrying a piece of art around all the time. Lots of tattoos have a story to them; they make people talk to
I knew that I was going to be tattooed long before I even thought about being a writer. I was listening to "Girls Girls Girls" by Motley Crue with a friend in his room, and on the wall was a poster of the band. They were standing on stage, half naked, and covered in tattoos.