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It’s been awhile since we’ve chimed in with amusing news stories about tattoos and tattoo culture. With nearly two months of 2023 in the books, now is as good a time as any for an update. The reason we share these updates with our readers, is that within the quirky media releases are some takeaways that may apply to your own tattoos or desires to get a new one. Without further ado, let’s review!

Amusing Tattoo Related Stories from Around the World as of February 2023

Another NY Post Worthy Tattoo Panic TikTok?

Tattoos in the News FEB 2023

We’re not sure why the NY Post likes to share TikTok stories about tattoos gone-wrong. It’s a consistent theme with the trusted news publisher, which includes this recent feature about a young woman who took to TikTok to dramatically express her despair over a large back tattoo that supposedly looks nothing like the one she wanted. To be honest, the fine-line tattoo actually looked fine (view link to see what we mean), but if it’s not what she desired. Whether or not she or the tattooist is to blame (probably some combination of the two) is ultimately beside the point. Instead, we want to draw your attention to the solution should this ever happen to you. No matter how big or small, PicoSure laser tattoo removal can effectively remove an unwanted tattoo as soon as the initial work has healed. But don’t just take our word for it. Watch this video of a removal recently done at Adrenaline Studios to witness the before-and-after magic.

Extra: Check out these funny tattoo removal memes

Ben & Jenn Get Matching Tattoos

What would a tattoo news update be without some celebrity gossip? Last week, ELLE Magainze reported that in honor of their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez got matching tattoos.  J.Lo took to Instagram to let the world see how the enduring couple (yeah, right) has marked their union in ink:



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At least the design works as a standalone tattoo, should the dynamic duo not last (again). Are you thinking about doing the same with your companion? Follow this guide for Where to Get Matching Tattoos and this one on Where to Get Couples Tattoos You Won’t Regret.

Stay tuned to the Adrenaline Studios blog as we continue to deliver interesting news from the world of tattoos. And if you’re in the Vancouver BC or Toronto ON area and want to get a new tattoo, schedule a consultation today.