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By Derek Avery 10 months ago 2364 Views

Picking The Right Tattoo Power Supply

If you're looking to buy a new tattoo power supply and you haven't bought one before, this guide is here to help. New power options keep being developed, and we're here to help you make the best choice based on your power source and machine types.
By Derek Avery 10 months ago 40066 Views

Does Tattoo Numbing Cream Work?

How To Build A Wet Tattoo Gun

All it takes is a quick Google search to find people looking for pain-free tattoos. While it's hard to understand for most artists, there are people out there that don't think the discomfort of being tattooed is a good thing. It would be great if you could just buy any product, throw a sign up in the shop window that said, "Pain Free Tattoos Here!" and go, but what makes a good numbing cream and do they work at all?

10 months ago 2708 Views

How To Put A Tattoo Machine Together

How To Build A Wet Tattoo Gun

We've been getting a lot of e-mails lately about how to get started with your new tattoo kit. Some of you are apprentices trying to get ahead of the curve, some of you are in tattoo schools and some of you are completely on your own - so we've brought together our best brains at Wet Tattoo and we'll be putting together a series of videos to help you learn how to build a tattoo machine, tune your machine and start practicing.

By Derek Avery 10 months ago 43486 Views

The Complete Guide To Tattoo Needles

Tattoo Needles Guide

You'll use tattoo needles more often than any other item. You'll need different groupings and sizes. This guide will walk you through basic needle features and what to look for when you're buying them.

By Derek Avery 10 months ago 990 Views

Giving Back: Realistic Nipple Tattoos Help Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast Cancer Survivors

At some point in their journey, every cancer survivor will need to make the decision to undergo breast reconstruction or to go without. Unfortunately, not very many surgeons bother exploring nipple tattoo options outside of their own practice. These doctors end up tattooing the nipples themselves. While this tattoo has the benefit of happening in a sterile surgical office with a low risk of infection, the overall quality of most nipple tattoos leaves something to be desired. For patients, this can be a huge let-down.

Unless they get a “Vinnie” (or “Vinnies”), that is. Tattoo artist Vinne Meyers first started tattooing realistic-looking nipples on cancer survivors back in 2001 after being approached by a local plastic surgeon. Soon, word of his talents had spread so far and wide within the cancer survivor community...

By Derek Avery 10 months ago 1554 Views

Tattoo Kits: A Controversial Tool of the Trade

Pin-Up Tattoo Artist

If you are new to the world of tattoo artistry, the ease and convenience of getting everything you need by purchasing a tattoo kit may seem extremely tempting. On the other hand, most professional artists with real world industry experience tend to look down upon tattoo kits.

Is this reasoning justified, or are these kits just getting a bad rap? As with most things in life, the truth is a little more complicated than just a simple black or white answer. Below, we’ll examine both sides of the issue. Once you have all of the relevant facts on the subject, you can make a well-informed decision on whether or not tattoo kits are a good option for you.

By Derek Avery 10 months ago 5916 Views

All You Ever Wanted To Know About Green Soap

Improve Your Tattoo Shop

Green soap is one of the most important things you use as a tattoo artist - but not everyone knows what it is exactly. Or they have some of those life-changing questions like, "Why do we use green soap?" or, "And why isn't it green..?" We've gone ahead and put together some of the most commonly asked questions about it here, so you can finally sleep through the night...or maybe just improve your Jeopardy skills. Either/or.

By Derek Avery 10 months ago 959 Views

4 Ways To Get More Business In Your Tattoo Shop

Improve Your Tattoo Shop

Tattoo artists are just that: artists. And just like every other artist, we don't want to be broke; being a "starving artist" is seriously overrated. So if you're looking to make some more cash and get new clientele walking through the door, here are 4 things you can do to drive business into the studio...

By Derek Avery 10 months ago 390 Views

SALE: 10% Off Everything But Ink!

10% Off Everything But Ink

Save BIG this weekend! Use code...

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By Derek Avery 10 months ago 502 Views

Shipping Policy Changes Coming Soon

At Wet Tattoo we're committed to bringing you the absolute best value possible on your tattoo and piercing supplies. In order to do that, we've had to make a few changes to our shipping policy.
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