Tattoos

New graphene electronic tattoos can be applied with water

New graphene electronic tattoos can be applied with water

The new tattoos are made of graphene that is coated with an ultrathin backing layer of transparent polymer poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA).

Aug 08, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Skin cancer treatment may improve with new tattoo ink!

Tattoos can have medical applications too. 

Dec 24, 2016, 04:29 AM IST
Tattoo researcher and revivalist striving to revive indigenous tattoos

Tattoo researcher and revivalist striving to revive indigenous tattoos

Traditional tattoos were once considered marks of beauty, valour, pride and belief where one could identify a person through lines and tattoo patterns.

Aug 21, 2016, 10:32 AM IST
Getting tattoos in unhygienic setting ups infection risk

Getting tattoos in unhygienic setting ups infection risk

 While more young men and women are getting inked today than ever, researchers have warned that bacterial infections may happen in up to five per cent of cases, especially when the tattooing was carried out in unhygienic settings.

Aug 20, 2016, 16:41 PM IST
Revealed: How the moon got its tattoos

Revealed: How the moon got its tattoos

New NASA research has given new clues to how the moon got its mysterious "tattoos" -- swirling patterns of light and dark found at over a hundred locations across the lunar surface.

Apr 30, 2016, 16:04 PM IST
Lady Gaga, Oscar sexual abuse survivors get matching tattoos

Lady Gaga, Oscar sexual abuse survivors get matching tattoos

Pop star Lady Gaga and some sexual abuse survivors who joined her onstage during her performance at the Academy Awards have got matching tattoos in solidarity.

Mar 04, 2016, 10:42 AM IST

Teenage girls with more tattoos at high-suicide risk

Call it an irony but teenage girls with four or more tattoos may show off a higher self-esteem to their friends and relatives but they are also at a high suicide risk, claim researchers.

Nov 23, 2015, 13:38 PM IST
James Franco tattoos Emma Watson's face on his neck

James Franco tattoos Emma Watson's face on his neck

Film star James Franco showed off his new giant tattoo of Emma Watson's face on his neck.

Oct 30, 2015, 12:37 PM IST
Brooklyn Beckham wants as many tattoos as David

Brooklyn Beckham wants as many tattoos as David

Brooklyn Beckham has revealed he is already planning his first tattoo and ultimately believes he will have as many as his soccer star father, David.

Sep 13, 2015, 08:54 AM IST
Tattoos are a 'taboo' for the Indian Army

Tattoos are a 'taboo' for the Indian Army

The Indian Army has a new 'enemy' in tattoos!

Aug 10, 2015, 10:46 AM IST

France authorises cops to sport beards and tattoos, but with conditions

French police officers have been given approval to sport beards and tattoos on the job so long as they respect certain conditions, officials said Friday.

Jul 11, 2015, 00:04 AM IST
Rihanna designs tattoos

Rihanna designs tattoos

Pop srae Rihanna has teamed up with jewellery designer Jacquie Aiche to create a range of temporary inkings for Flash Tattoos.

Jun 18, 2015, 09:20 AM IST

Tattoos come with long-term medical risks

If you are considering getting yourself inked, just a word of caution. It may leave you prone to some chronic complications that may require surgical intervention, says a new study.

May 28, 2015, 17:51 PM IST

Tattoos an illegal fashion statement in South Korea

Frequent raids, heavy fines, even jail and secret work life are what professional tattoo artists regularly face in South Korea, a country where the art of injecting ink into the skin is illegal despite the growing popularity of the fashion statement.

Jan 03, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

Tattoos embody Afghan social revolution, but critics push back

Exposure to Western culture since 2001 has transformed Afghanistan's previously isolated society, and a love of tattoos has taken hold - despite inking parlours being illegal.

Dec 21, 2014, 16:01 PM IST

Zoe Saldana has ten secret tattoos?

`Avatar` actress Zoe Saldana has revealed that she has almost 10 secret tattoos on her body that remain covered most of the time.

Aug 02, 2014, 19:42 PM IST

Angelina Jolie`s kids drawn to her tattoos

Actress Angelina Jolie`s children are reportedly in love with her tattoos.

Jun 16, 2014, 03:08 AM IST

Pink goes nude for magazine cover

Singer Pink reportedly stripped down naked for a magazine`s shoot, showing off her body tattoos.The mother of one said she is in the best shape of her life.

Jun 14, 2014, 10:20 AM IST

Dolly Parton`s boobs, arms `secretly covered with tattoos`

Dolly Parton`s arms and breasts are secretly covered with tattoos, it has been revealed.

May 11, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

Eva Longoria removing all of her tattoos?

Actress Eva Longoria is reportedly planning to remove all her body inkings as she was spotted with bandaged wrist after visiting a clinic.

May 02, 2014, 10:41 AM IST