The biohazard tattoo has been adopted by the gay community as a way of telling people they are infected with HIV or AIDS. Instead of the symbol being used in a negative way, it is used to raise awareness for the disease. More »

Tattoos that symbolize being in a relationship include anchors, hearts, infinity loops, and verses or sayings expressing love. In addition, iVillage suggests that matching or coordinating tattoos can be strong statements... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

According to folklore and various cultural beliefs worldwide, a ladybug tattoo symbolizes good luck, happiness and good fortune. Killing one, however, brings misfortune and sadness. In France, if a ladybug lands on an il... More »

Along with the explicit instructions given by the tattoo artist, people with new tattoos can apply ice to the new tattoo, can use an antibacterial ointment on the tattoo and can apply bandages to their tattoo if they are... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

While laws regarding tattooing of minors vary from state to state, most states require people to be 18 to get a tattoo. Most of those states allow tattooing of minors with the written permission or physical presence of a... More »

Eagle feather tattoos symbolize patriotism, strength, courage, prestige and leadership. Single fallen eagle feather tattoos often take on a more personal meaning, such as the loss of a loved one or a new birth. More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos

A lizard tattoo is a sign of good fortune and wealth. The symbol of abundance or wealth in Egyptian hieroglyphics is also shaped like a lizard. More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art Tattoos