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Jun 20, 2019

As the first ever anime focused tattoo convention, Anime Ink Con celebrates a successful first year.

May 10, 2015

Starting a tattoo & piercing shop is a big job. You have to find a good location, hire talent that will draw clients, stock up on supplies & much more. Do you have what it takes?

May 04, 2015

It’s hard to ignore that age-old question this time of year. Fad diets, “new and improved” work out regiments, and the latest beach-wear styles are practically force fed to us while...

Mar 20, 2015

It’s the first day of spring tomorrow, but it seems like it was just the other week that Painful Pleasures had some of today’s incredibly talented tattoo artists walking its halls,...

Mar 20, 2015

What drives body modifiers to get tattooed, pierced, scarified, or branded, have implants inserted, or get other extreme mods? We take a look at the psychological motivators behind body modification.

Mar 05, 2015

There are proven benefits to breastfeeding infants, but what's a mom with pierced nipples to do? Do you have to remove your jewelry to breastfeed your baby? Learn the answer in this blog post...

Feb 05, 2015

The Studio at Painful Pleasures isn’t just a home to our resident and guest tattoo artists; we offer laser tattoo removal services to those looking for a change or a fresh start. February...