Rena makes music and writes poetry. Her tattoo serves a purpose many of us can relate to: it contains wisdom that we want to hold on to and draw strength from.


Back piece by Yann Brenyak

Sophie has my respect and admiration. A tattoo artist from Essex, Sophie has lived through difficult experiences, which she talks about openly in this interview. In her own words, tattooing saved her life.


Anne Frankenstein got to know alternative culture as a young girl observing punks in a park in her hometown of Dublin. Her tattoos have their roots in those early influences and also stem from Anne's affinity with colours and patterns.


Hazel runs an independent magazine called bedboat alongside her full-time job. She is also a tattoo maverick. Whether it's colour, design or placement, her input into her tattoo designs always results in something you haven't quite seen before.

Please note: this post contains nude photos


Anne's chest is home to a colourful family of butterflies that look like they've travelled from a magical kingdom into our ordinary world. A bit like Anne...

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