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Japanese Despite modern perceptions of tattoos in Japanese society, which often see them linked to organized crime, the tradition for body modification is perhaps more deep-rooted here than perhaps anywhere else, with elaborate designs dating back to around 10,500 B.C. Japanese-style tattoos are something that people study for their entire lives," says Adamson. "Composition and balance are key to this style. It outlived the nineties era of dolphin tattoos, zigzag tribal, and it will be there when others fall out too." Japan has had a long tattoo history. As The Japan Times points out, there's a theory that tattoos were...

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1. The word ‘sock’ has Roman origins The word ‘sock’ comes from the Latin word ‘soccus’ – a loose-fitting slipper worn by Roman comic actors. 2. Cavemen were the first to wear socks Experts believe that the first socks were worn by cavemen, who wrapped animal skins around their feet and tied them at the ankle. Animal furs were sometimes used for extra warmth. 3. Greek socks were made from matted animal hair In the 8th Century BC, the Greek poet, Hesiod, wrote about piloi, which were socks made from matted animal hair. Doesn’t sound that comfortable, does it? 4. The ancient...

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    8 Amazing Facts About Tattoo Aftercare Coconut Oil Have you ever wanted to try coconut oil for tattoo aftercare? Coconut oil works great for many other types of skin ailments. It contains a high amount of vitamins that your skin absorbs directly—plus, the biological oil of a living plant beats out cosmetic products derived from artificial oils, as far as your skin is concerned. So, if you use tattoo aftercare coconut oil, will you see a difference? Is it better than normal tattoo aftercare lotion? We’ll go over all that and more in today’s article!1) A Little Bit...

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