Humans have always practiced various forms of self-expression, whether it's through written word, music, art or some other outlet. The art of tattooing is one such form that dates back thousands of years. We speak with a history expert, author and professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Craig Koslofsky about some of the earliest tattoo designs and how they were achieved, as well as other skin alteration methods including scarification and branding.
Most of us at one point in our lives have thought about spontaneously getting a tattoo. By the next morning, however, we’re glad we didn’t take the leap, (and if we did, we're in a state of denial). Dr. Eric Bernstein is a board-certified laser surgeon with more than 25 years of experience in laser … Continue reading 19-39 Segment 2: Think Before You Ink: The Strenuous Process of Tattoo Removal