Tag: tattoos

From Makeup Mogul to Tattoo Artist! Kylie Jenner Inks Travis Scott’s Arm During Birthday Party

Kylie Jenner Gave Travis Scott a Tattoo During His Birthday Party | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us 23 featured stories since MORE Close Share options Close View image From Makeup Mogul to Tattoo Artist! Kylie Jenner Inks Travis Scott’s Arm During Birthday Party this link is to an external site […]

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The Semicolon: How a Seemingly Obscure Tattoo Signifies Survival and Solidarity

Photo: Courtesy of Mansa T. In 2013, 27-year-old Amy Bleuel began a mental health advocacy organization dubbed “Project Semicolon” to bring awareness to suicide, depression, addiction and self-injury. Bleuel, who had lost her father to suicide 10 years earlier, died by suicide at the age of 31. The campaign, however, remains strong, inspiring others to […]

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Reporter’s Notebook: Who Gets a ‘Game of Thrones’ Tattoo?

LONDON — Last Wednesday, Rebecca Gosnell, 24, stood outside the Circle, a tattoo parlor in London, waiting to get her first tattoo. It was going to be of a sword, called Needle, from the hit television series “Game of Thrones.” In the show, that sword belongs to Arya Stark, a young woman trying to make […]

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A Lil Xan Fan Apparently Got The Same Exact Face Tattoos As The Rapper

Getty Image The rise of the face tattoo as the chief identifier of rap’s Soundcloud generation is not all that surprising if you really think about it. What says “I’m a reckless, fun-loving and live exclusively in the moment” more than a permanent, highly-visible, often poorly thought out body modification? So it should come as […]

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Encounters: D’Arcy Carden, Who Plays the All-Knowing Non-Human Entity on ‘The Good Place,’ Gets a Tattoo

Janet, the all-powerful virtual assistant (imagine an intergalactic Alexa) on the metaphysical sitcom “The Good Place,” does not have a tattoo. But D’Arcy Carden, the actress who plays her, does. Three fletched arrows — a tribute to her three siblings and a play on her maiden name, Erokan (“arrow-can,” get it?) — nestle just below […]

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Short Pants and Long Sleeves: China’s Soccer Team Plays Under Tattoo Ban

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — China’s recent attempts to emerge as a serious soccer nation after decades in the sports wilderness have taken some curious turns. One of the more recent ones is visible — or, rather, invisible — at this month’s Asian Cup. Temperatures in the tournament, which is being played in the […]

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How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women from Sexual Slavery in World War II

The traditional tattoos. All photos by author Mariana Hoar remembers the fear of living under Japanese occupation—and the pain. “When the Japanese came, we already tattooed ourselves so they would assume we had husbands,” she told me, pointing to the faded, but still ornate lines under her sun-wrinkled skin. “This means we’re married. It was […]

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Athletes Don’t Own Their Tattoos. That’s a Problem for Video Game Developers.

When LeBron James bounds down a basketball court, he is both a transcendent athlete and a prominent palette for dozens of tattoos. His mother’s name, Gloria, rests on a crown on his right shoulder and his forearms bear a portrait of his son LeBron Jr. and 330, an area code for his hometown, Akron, Ohio. […]

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