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Toronto’s Most Popular Piercings for Women

Looking for inspiration for your next piercing? We’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular...

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Popular Piercings for Men

With the exception of specific genital piercings, almost all body piercings are unisex. That said, the most...

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Blackwork Tattoo Designs in Toronto

Blackwork tattoos are a classic. Popularized with Polynesian tribal tattoos, with roots centuries deep, blackwork has come...

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Types of Genital Piercings

From rites of passage to aesthetic expression, genital piercings are widespread throughout time and around the world....

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Asian Sleeve Tattoos

Asian sleeve tattoos are some of the hardest and most rewarding tattoos. They’re large in size, big...

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Helix Tattoos | Downtown Toronto’s Latest Tattoo Craze

The latest tattoo craze is blowing up on Instagram. Taking their cue from helix piercings, these tattoos...

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Are Genital Piercings Safe? What You Should Know

Genital piercings have experienced a private popularity over the past few decades. They’re sexy, edgy, and cool....

Genital piercings have experienced a private popularity over the past few decades. They’re sexy, edgy, and cool. Plus, genital piercings can enhance sexual pleasure. But whether you’re looking for a Prince Albert or a clitoral hood piercing, there’s one question you need to know, “are genital piercings safe?” In...

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Help, My New Piercing is Crooked!

So you left the shop with your new piercing looking just right. You can’t wait to show...

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Nipple Piercing Myths and Misconceptions

Nipple piercings are one of the most common piercings and their popularity is still growing. The myths...

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Chinese Calligraphy Tattoos | Downtown Toronto

Chinese characters are the oldest writing system still in use today. Many other East Asian languages have...

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The LeBron James Tattoo Lawsuit | Who Owns Body Art?

The popular video game, NBA 2K17 boasted it’s realism and details. But those details are getting them...

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The Curated Ear

Those who listen to the latest piercing news and trends in Toronto will have heard an earful...

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2017 – A Year Of Piercing At Chronic Ink

A look back at some of the most newsworthy piercings of 2017. Our Top Instagram Posts In...

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Getting A Walk-In Tattoo In Toronto

Many of our clients are surprised to discover that we offer walk-ins for tattoos. Some of our...

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Chronic Ink Earns Two APP Memberships

We are the first, and only, piercing studio to have received APP (Association of Professional Piercers memberships...

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Watercolour tattoos and why you should love them 2017 UPDATE

2017 Edit: The Update on the Big Watercolour Tattoo Debate A few years have gone by since...

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That #PhelpsFace Tattoo That Went Viral

Before the 200-m butterfly final in the 2016 Rio Olympics, the then 25-time Olympic Medallist put on...

Before the 200-m butterfly final in the 2016 Rio Olympics, the then 25-time Olympic Medallist put on a pretty mean game face. The face itself had shades of and evil Anakin Skywalker about to slay young Jedi or an upset teenager who had his iPad taken away. While that...

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Augmented Reality Tattoo Apps – What We Think About Them

Remember your first cell phone? Aside from making a phone call, it likely didn’t really do all...

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The hunt for Chronic Ink’s next VJ

Got a love for tattoo culture and a passion for social media? Chronic Ink Tattoo is looking...

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Tattoos in the workplace – Chronic Ink

The cultural perception of tattoos has had a tumultuous history.  They have been viewed as status symbols...

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Helix Tattoos | Downtown Toronto’s Latest Tattoo Craze

The latest tattoo craze is blowing up on Instagram. Taking their cue from helix piercings, these tattoos...

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The Best Asian Tattoo Artists in Toronto

Asian tattoos have a special place in our culture at Chronic Ink. When we started out, we...

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Toronto Tattoo Art Styles

A budding hub of creativity and technology, Toronto is in the tattoo sweet spot. Toronto has one...

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The Future of Tattoos, What’s Coming Next?

For years we have been hearing all sorts of promises about futuristic tattoos that are right around...

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Chronic Ink’s Tattoos – 2017 Year In Review

A look back at some of the most popular styles, stories, and trends in the tattoos of...

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Geometric Tattoos

You might have noticed a tattoo trend taking shape that looks simple yet mesmerizing at the same...

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Circling in on Mandala Tattoos

Meaning of mandala tattoos Mandala is the Sanskrit word for “circle”, and as a tattoo, is composed...

Meaning of mandala tattoos Mandala is the Sanskrit word for “circle”, and as a tattoo, is composed of shapes and symbols that radiate from the center outwards in a circular pattern. Like a circle, a mandala is meant to reflect balance, eternity, and perfection. For those who need a...

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Toronto’s Most Popular Piercings for Women

Looking for inspiration for your next piercing? We’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular...

02 Read Article
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Popular Piercings for Men

With the exception of specific genital piercings, almost all body piercings are unisex. That said, the most...

03 Read Article
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Types of Genital Piercings

From rites of passage to aesthetic expression, genital piercings are widespread throughout time and around the world....

04 Read Article
Info

Are Genital Piercings Safe? What You Should Know

Genital piercings have experienced a private popularity over the past few decades. They’re sexy, edgy, and cool....

05 Read Article
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Help, My New Piercing is Crooked!

So you left the shop with your new piercing looking just right. You can’t wait to show...

06 Read Article
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Nipple Piercing Myths and Misconceptions

Nipple piercings are one of the most common piercings and their popularity is still growing. The myths...

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The Guide to Tongue Piercings in Toronto

Those with a taste for piercings are big on tongue piercings. Once used to honour the gods...

Those with a taste for piercings are big on tongue piercings. Once used to honour the gods in Aztec & Mayan rituals, this piercing type reemerged in the 1980s. Over the past decade, tongue piercings have dropped from their position as the second most common piercing, falling behind: Naval...

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Snake Eye Tongue Piercings: Are They Safe?

New piercings types don’t come along every day. But when they do Toronto is pretty fast to...

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How to Tan With Body Piercings

The sun’s up, exams are done, and it’s time to get a base tan going for the...

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The Importance of Autoclaves for Safe Piercing

When it comes to body piercing, safety is always paramount. As a result, any good piercing shop...