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2013-09-10 23:31:48

Robin Fleck, M.D., founder and medical director of Body Oasis Laser Aesthetics, comments and unveils the shocking truth about permanent and temporary tattoos. She provides tips on dealing with the dangers inherent in today's tattoos. Prescott, AZ (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 For centuries, tattooing has been used by tribal societies to commemorate a religious rite of passage. Today however, it has developed into a decorative form of self expression. “Most people want a tattoo to...

2013-07-13 23:02:05

US-made, self-applied, decal-type temporary tattoos, such as Tattoo Manufacturing products which exceed all U.S. safety requirements, are not a health risk. FDA and HHS warnings apply to painted black henna tattoos that contain PPD. TUCSON, AZ, (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 News sources currently are reporting the dangers of temporary tattoos based on a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Health Tip. The HHS tip omits critical information about the safety of U.S.-produced,...

2012-07-31 23:00:42

World´s largest temporary tattoo manufacturer releases videos to inform and inspire customers and fans (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Tattoo Manufacturing, the world´s largest temporary tattoo manufacturer, is excited to announce the launch of a new instructional YouTube channel for customers and fans. This month, the company launched new video content designed to inform, instruct, and inspire anyone interested in temporary tattoos. Tattoo Manufacturing recruited the world´s leading...

2008-08-13 00:00:18

U.S. doctors are warning black henna used in temporary tattoos can cause long-term skin problems. The tattoos, made with henna darkened with the chemical paraphenylenediamine, can cause blisters, eczema and permanent scarring, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Tuesday. The American Academy of Dermatology Association has endorsed a ban on the paraphenylenediamine-adulterated henna tattoos. Dr. Sharon Jacob, a dermatologist at Rady Children's Hospital, said the chemical can result in...

2008-03-24 12:01:21

By Dusty Ricketts, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Mar. 24--FORT WALTON BEACH -- Anyone considering getting a black henna tattoo might want to think twice. The Florida Department of Health has issued a warning against the use of p-Phenylenediamine, commonly referred to as PPD or black henna, because it can trigger allergic reactions. While traditional henna is made from a plant and has been used for hundreds of years to decorate the skin, black henna is a chemical used...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.