July 17 is National Tattoo Day. Celebrate by learning more about this ancient form of self-expression.
Once considered taboo, a 2012 study shows that one in five adults in the U.S. now has at tattoo. Check out the DVD for this 2016 film on the history of the ink revolution or instantly stream it with Kanopy.
“Show me a man with a tattoo and I'll show you a man with an interesting past.” —Jack London
Find inspiration for a new tattoo (just make sure it's spelled correctly!) with one of these books:
Talk with kids about the meaning behind tattoos.
Not ready to commit to the real deal, but still love the look? We've got you covered!
Do you have a tattoo? Tell us about it in the comments!