- A 32-year-old Thai woman hoping to enhance her features was left horrified after a cosmetic tattoo artist left two dark arches above her natural brows.
- The tattoo artist promised to remove the botched eyebrow tattoo; however, the clinic shut down the next day and the woman could not contact the owners.
- After a year of staying at home out of humiliation, the woman was approached by another tattoo artist who offered to fix her eyebrows for free.
- Although it took three months to fix the woman’s eyebrows, she is now happy with the new artist’s work.
After visiting a budget clinic for a cosmetic tattoo, a Thai woman was horrified after seeing that the tattoo artist had drawn two dark eyebrows above her natural brows.
For an upcoming trip with friends, Nipapron Meeking, 32, visited a budget clinic with a friend’s recommendation to receive an eyebrow tattoo.
- Researchers in South Korea have reportedly developed an electronic tattoo that automatically alerts individuals about potential health issues.
- The tattoo, made of liquid metal and carbon nanotubes, is connected to an electrocardiogram device or biosensor and sends a health analysis to patients.
- The ink is made of particles based on gallium and platinum-decorated carbon nanotubes.
Researchers in South Korea have reportedly developed an electronic tattoo that can be used to track a patient’s health, including their heart rate and levels of glucose and lactate.
Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Daejeon, South Korea, developed a nanotech tattoo made of liquid metal and carbon nanotubes. The tattoo will function as a health monitoring device that can be hooked up to an electrocardiogram, sending an analysis of patients’ heart rates, glucose and lactate levels and other vital signs.
Nas Academy stops operations in Philippines amid controversy with beloved 104-year-old tattoo artist
Nuseir Yassin, also known online as Nas Daily, is officially halting Nas Academy operations in the Philippines after a controversy involving the legendary tattoo artist Whang-Od Oggay.
Online learning platform Nas Academy has denied allegations that the course featuring a beloved Filipino tattoo artist is a scam.
The accusation: A Facebook post went viral on Wednesday accusing Nas Academy of taking advantage and profiting off 104-year-old Whang-Od Oggay, a traditional tattoo artist from Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga, Philippines.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated from its original version to correctly report that the incident happened in Santa Cruz, Calif., not San Jose.
A man spending time with his son on Father’s Day was allegedly asked to leave an amusement park in Santa Cruz, Calif., after security accused him of having “gang-related” tattoos.
A tattoo shop owner in Koreatown, Los Angeles is asking the public for help after falling victim to a burglary that left his place of business in shambles.
The Supreme Court of Japan ruled on Wednesday that tattooing people without a medical license is legal in a historic ruling, according to The Japan Times.
Tattoos in Japan have remained a taboo point of art culture for being associated with members of Yakuza crime syndicates. Even today, many public facilities in Japan like bathhouses or swimming pools will not allow individuals with tattoos to enter.
Whang-Od Oggay, who is popularly known as Apo Whang-Od, is the oldest tattoo artist in the Philippines at 103 years old and is the last mambabatok – or traditional Kalinga tattooist – in the country.
Whang-Od, who lives in the village of Buscalan in Kalinga province, started tattooing headhunters with the help of her father at the age of 15, according to My Modern Met.
A year ago, Jon M. Chu’s “Crazy Rich Asians” hit the theaters with what was then a cast of many unfamiliar faces — until it achieved an unprecedented success at the box office, redefining Asian talent in Hollywood.
Among them, of course, is Henry Golding, a British Malaysian actor who found the film to be his first movie ever.
A court in eastern China ruled in favor of a couple who sued a tattoo parlor for covering half of their teenage son’s body in tattoos.
The high school boy, who has not been identified, got his first tattoos in 2016 at the age of 13, despite stern opposition from his parents.
When Ariana Grande unveiled her unfortunate Japanese tattoo last week, the internet’s immediate reaction was mostly of ridicule.
This is because instead of reading “7 Rings” in Kanji — in reference to her song of the same name — her ink translated more closely to shichirin, a type of small Japanese charcoal grill.
Yesterday, Ariana Grande made headlines with her tragic tattoo blunder which consequently became a viral joke on twitter. The singer’s new palm tattoo was meant to read “7 Rings” to commemorate the success of her single; however, the Kanji symbols “七輪” actually means “sichirin” or a small Japanese BBQ grill.
Twitter users were quick to point out that while the symbols “七” and “輪” mean “seven” and “ring” respectively when standing alone, this unfortunately was not the case when the symbols were put together.