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.

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.

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.

Angelina Jolie`s kids drawn to her tattoos

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

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.

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

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

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.

Waxing hurts more than tattoos: Lily Collins

Actress Lily Collins says finds waxing more painful than getting tattoos.

Kimberley Walsh not brave for tattoos

Singer Kimberley Walsh says she is not brave enough to get inked.

Tattoos: Stylish but dangerous

The name of a loved one or animals are often tattooed on the bodies of many people and it surely makes a style statement.

Toxic tattoo inks may raise cancer risk: Experts

Toxic inks from tattoos can permeate into people`s bodies and increase the risk of cancer, experts have warned.

Tattoo Tales

Memories are what life, and tattoos are made of.

Air New Zealand justifies tattoo ban

Air New Zealand acknowledged that its Asian customers would not feel comfortable dealing with crew with the body art.

Barack Obama threatens daughters with `family tattoo`

US President Barack Obama tells his daughters that if they ever get tattooed, he and his wife Michelle will get the exact design inked on their bodies.

Cheryl Cole vows no more tattoos after giant rose on back takes 15 hours

Cheryl Cole has promised that the giant rose tattoo on her back that she flaunted at the opening of the Girls Aloud tour will be her “final one.”

Tattoos may increase risk of skin cancer: Doctors

Tattooing, so popular among the young, can increase the risk of skin cancer, say doctors.

Tattooed professor has fair shot at becoming new Czech Prez!

Vladimir Franz is running at a surprising third place in polls ahead of this week`s Czech Republic Presidential Election.

‘Terrorists in Pak using tattoos for identification`

Terrorist groups in Pakistan have been using tattoos like skull and horn to identify themselves, a provincial minister has said.

Harry Styles gets identical tattoos

Harry Styles loves getting inked and recently flaunted his new tattoos outside a Hollywood studio.

Scotland Yard bans tattoos on officers

Scotland Yard Commissioner said body art that can be seen by the public "damages the professional image" of the service.