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oldest tattoo tools

These are the oldest tattoo tools ever found, dating back 2,700 years

March 9th, 2019

Today, tattoos are so common that we don’t really even consider their significance. You see someone with a flower on their arm or something and never give it another thought, but tattooing is a huge part of many cultures and tattooing traditions stretch back for centuries. Many Pacific island nations hold tattoos in high regard, …

End of permanent tattoos? Startup develops new high-tech ink

May 23rd, 2016

Tattoos, like diamonds, are usually thought of as acquisitions that last forever. But a startup company called Ephemeral wants to change that. The five-person firm is developing two products, intended to work together for commitment-phobic tattoo recipients. The first is a new kind of tattoo ink that is designed to break down and disappear after …