Ilona

My name is Ilona and I live in Helsinki. Originally, I came across with Humans with Tattoos blog via a friend of mine. I started going to therapy a while ago, and that way I have recently dealt with things that have happened in my life, learned to recognize the ghosts from my past and … Continue reading Ilona

Henri

My first tattoo is the hawk on my left shoulder. Before I got the tattoo, I spent lots of time thinking about its message. Finally, I ended up on a hawk theme. I got this tattoo about six years ago. The hawk is related to my past. I got bullied at school, and during middle … Continue reading Henri

Henri (Suomeksi/In Finnish)

Ensimmäinen tatuointini on haukka vasemmassa olkapäässäni. Olin haaveillut tatuoinnista jo pitkään ja mietin kauan, mitä haluaisin ensimmäisellä tatuoinnillani sanoa. Lopulta valitsin aiheeksi haukan. Ensimmäisestä tatuoinnistani on aikaa nyt kuutisen vuotta. Haukka juontaa juurensa menneisyyteeni koulukiusattuna. Yläasteella kohtasin henkistä ja fyysistä väkivaltaa melkeinpä päivittäin. Kun aikoinaan sain silmälasit, yksi pääkiusaajistani alkoi huudella minulle koulun ruokalassa ja … Continue reading Henri (Suomeksi/In Finnish)

Jessi

I guess I got the idea of getting tattoos while I was still in middle school. I admired tattooed people and felt that tattoos might be an essential part of my own style as well. One of the people that I admired was my tattooed aunt. She’s always been one of my greatest role models. … Continue reading Jessi