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Tattoo artist Soraya Shahidy, speaks with a customers at her beauty salon in Kabul, Afghanistan.(REUTERS)

Meet the female tattoo artist from Kabul who is breaking barriers one tattoo at a time

KABUL | By Reuters | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 12:23 PM IST
A normal routine in studios around the world, Shahidy’s artwork in the conservative country breaks a tattoo taboo.
Since tattooing cannot be a contact-less activity, there’s a lot of fear among clients to get inked.
Since tattooing cannot be a contact-less activity, there’s a lot of fear among clients to get inked.

Covid Unlock: Tattoo industry struggles to ink business

Hindustan Times | By Juhi Chakraborty
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 08:44 AM IST
The impact of the lockdown and the nature of the pandemic are such that tattoo artists and studios are still struggling to bring in some income.
This celebrated artist is toast of the town and his designs entice the young and the old alike.
This celebrated artist is toast of the town and his designs entice the young and the old alike.

Mubashir Bashir Beigh is a Kashmiri artist finds solace in tattooing

UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 02:31 PM IST
With his stunning designs, Mubashir has the an edge over other tattoo artists, not that he needs one, considering the fact that he is probably the first tattoo artist in Kashmir Valley.
Aakash Chandani is a popular tattoo artist and the owner of a tattoo parlour called the Skin Machine Tattoo Studio.
Aakash Chandani is a popular tattoo artist and the owner of a tattoo parlour called the Skin Machine Tattoo Studio.

Celebrity tattoo artist Aakash Chandani shares latest tattoo trends for men

UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 07:31 PM IST
He shares the most popular designs, size and motifs for tattoos this year.
One of the new names in the tattoo world who has surprised everyone with his talent, Brando is a rising star.
One of the new names in the tattoo world who has surprised everyone with his talent, Brando is a rising star.

Brando Chiesa is Hollywood’s favourite tattoo artist

UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 06:39 PM IST
If you want to get yourself inked with a fresh design and are visiting or living in Florence, Italy, Brando Chiesa is your man. His tattoo designs are chic and very distinct from others.
If infected blood remains on the needle or transfers to the pigment, the virus can be transferred to unwary people while they are inked.(Getty Images/iStock Photo)
If infected blood remains on the needle or transfers to the pigment, the virus can be transferred to unwary people while they are inked.(Getty Images/iStock Photo)

Unsterile tattooing can put you at risk of hepatitis C, cautions Ludhiana health dept

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Amarpal Singh, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 06:16 PM IST
A tattoo artist should use a new needle from a sealed and sterilised packet, and must always wear gloves while inking a customer.
Through 300 paintings, prints, drawings and objects, Ed Hardy: Deeper than Skin is the first retrospective of his work and shows how Hardy(deyoung.famsf.org)
Through 300 paintings, prints, drawings and objects, Ed Hardy: Deeper than Skin is the first retrospective of his work and shows how Hardy(deyoung.famsf.org)

Ed Hardy’s first retrospective paints him as fine artist

Associated Press | By Associated Press, San Francisco
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 02:45 PM IST
When people hear the name Ed Hardy, they likely think of the flashy, tiger- and skull-emblazoned clothing that rocketed to popularity in the 2000s, appearing on the likes of Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and cast members from the reality TV show Jersey Shore. But few know him as a prolific fine artist.
People always stare at Tejasvi whenever she goes outdoors in sleeveless clothes or shorts. Sometimes they think she’s not from India because of all the tattoos she has.
People always stare at Tejasvi whenever she goes outdoors in sleeveless clothes or shorts. Sometimes they think she’s not from India because of all the tattoos she has.

With 103 tattoos, this 21-year-old is India’s most tattooed woman

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Singh Bhandari
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 10:09 AM IST
Mumbai based Tejasvi Prabhulkar had been labelled as a crazy person because she had dropped out of college and started getting tattoos done.
Once widespread in rural Tunisia, tattoos have long been considered vulgar and associated with people who are poorly educated or who have gone off the rails.(AFP)
Once widespread in rural Tunisia, tattoos have long been considered vulgar and associated with people who are poorly educated or who have gone off the rails.(AFP)

Long despised, tattoos emerge from shadows in Tunisia

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Tunis
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2018 11:52 AM IST
Tattooing is no longer a problem as in the past in Tunisia, with the evolution of media in the world and the frequent sighting of tattooed stars and celebrities.
Babloo Kumar, 22, was missing for nearly a week before his body was found.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Babloo Kumar, 22, was missing for nearly a week before his body was found.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Missing tattoo artist’s body found decapitated in Delhi’s Pandav Nagar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2018 11:38 PM IST
According to officials, Babloo Kumar worked as a tattoo artist and had gone missing on Monday. His body was found in the bushes on a secluded piece of land around 1:30 pm by his elder brother on a search mission.
The origin of the word tattoo can be traced to the Tahitian ‘tatu’, meaning to mark something.(Keshav Singh/HT, Instagram)
The origin of the word tattoo can be traced to the Tahitian ‘tatu’, meaning to mark something.(Keshav Singh/HT, Instagram)

On World Tattoo Day, artists from Chandigarh tell us how to make a mark

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Shilpa Ambardar and Subhashree Nanda, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 04:08 PM IST
On World Tattoo Day today, artists and inked citizens from Chandigarh share their stories of getting inked.
The arrested accused claims he was under the influence of drugs.(HT File)
The arrested accused claims he was under the influence of drugs.(HT File)

29-year-old tattoo artist rapes 14-year-old in Mumbai, held

Hindustan Times | By Faisal Tandel
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2018 11:36 AM IST
According to the police, the accused took the minor to a shed, he had rented for making tattoos, and raped her.
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