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Color Tattoos Saved In France

By Marisa Kakoulas

Source: www.needlesandsins.com

tattoo inks

Photo by Edgar Hoill.

As a happy update to our post on the French Health Ministry’s attempted ban of most colored inks, the association of professional tattooers in France, Tatouage & Partage, received a letter from health officials stating that the proposed ban was “malentendu” — a misunderstanding. You can find a copy of the letter here.

According to the AFP:

“The ban was “misinterpreted” by the government offices in charge of implementing it, he said, expressing relief on behalf of France’s 3,500 to 4,000 professional tattoo artists. […]

The tattoo artists’ association said the problem was one of the four tables printed in the government decree announcing the ban, which listed the dyes allowed in cosmetic products…”

To read the rest of this article, go to: http://www.needlesandsins.com/2013/12/color-tattoo-saved-in-france.html


French Tattoo Artists Fight Coloured Ink Ban

By Kevin Miller

Source: www.tattoosnob.com

Mikael-de-Poissy

 

Did you know the government in France is discussing the idea of banning colored inks? It’s been a few weeks since the last hearing, but the last proposal would ban all colored (or coloured) inks with the exception of black, white, grey and specific shades of blue and green.

Thankfully the SNAT (Syndicate of National Artists Tattooers) has been fighting this and appealing to the government. SNAT continues to update their website and their Facebook with the latest news.


*NEW* Pictures Added to the TAM Blog Gallery

Tattoos By Mikael de Poissy
Mikael Tattouage
Poissy, France
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Noon Tattoo Artist Magazine #30 Article Preview

Interview By Gene Coffey 

Gene Coffey: There are a lot of people in Europe now that do your style.

Noon: Well, not really my style.

They’re definitely influenced by your style though…

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JTG: On the Road in Helsingør, Denmark

By JTG

Henning Jørgensen is 50 years old and has been tattooing for 32 years. That’s one year less than I’ve been alive. Royal Tattoo (his shop) has been open in Helsingør for 28 years and 26 of those years in the current location.

I was five years old when it opened… (more…)


JTG: On the Road in Paris, Italy and Beyond

By JTG

Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Japan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Australia, Britain, Italy, France. This is where I’ve been since I left home in January 2010…

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