News — Tattoo Aftercare

Not all tattoo aftercare is created equal


When it comes to tattoo aftercare, there are quite a number of products to choose from  with varying costs involved.  Some products contain chemicals, others contain animal products and a small number of them opt for a chemical and animal product free alternative. What’s the difference you might ask? Quality usually comes to mind and effectiveness.

Costs vary considerably between the products available and are usually determined by one key factor which typically relates to the cost of the ingredients used to make the product. A considerable...

Bepanthen for tattoos: Seriously?

Bepanthen for tattoos: Seriously?

Bepanthen is an ointment  specifically formulated to prevent and heal nappy rash but it seems there are quite a number of people who use Bepanthen as a tattoo aftercare.

Let’s take a look at the ingredients of Bepanthen nappy ointment.

The main ingredient of Bepanthen is dexpanthenol which is derived from panthenol. In the cosmetic industry, this is used as an emollient and moisturiser. As an ointment, it penetrates the skin and is used for minor skin irritation such as diaper rash and sunburn. This is why some use it to...

A Guide to Laser Tattoo Removal in Australia

A Guide to Laser Tattoo Removal in Australia

It is estimated that close to 25% of the Australian population alone has some sort of tattoo and as many as 50% of them want to have at least one tattoo removed.  

There is good news for those who have an unwanted design. Newer laser tattoo removal techniques can eliminate your tattoo with minimal side effects. I for one have had a tattoo removed very successfully with no scarring or damage to the skin.

So how does laser tattoo removal work?

Put simply,

Worried about getting a tattoo and training while it’s healing?

Worried about getting a tattoo and training while it’s healing?

Worried about getting a tattoo and training while it’s healing? Maybe you’re concerned it will stretch out when you put on muscle. In this video we talk about these 2 topics.


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Facts of the Week: Hemp in the early days!

  • Industrial hemp has been grown in the U.S. since the first European settlers arrived in early 1600’s.
  • The Declaration of Independence was drafted on hemp paper
  • George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams all grew hemp and actively advocated for commercial hemp production.
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