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Tattooists Again File Constitutional Petition Against Law Banning Tattooing by Non-medical Professionals

Tattooists Again File Constitutional Petition Against Law Banning Tattooing by Non-medical Professionals

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tattooists once again filed a petition with the Constitutional Court Monday against the medical law that requires tattooing to be conducted only by licensed medical personnel. A total of 153 tattooists associated with the Korea Fashion Tattoo Association and the Korea Tattoo Federation said Article 27 of [...]

Korean Tattooist Inking His Way Toward Making All Tattoos Legal in S. Korea

Korean Tattooist Inking His Way Toward Making All Tattoos Legal in S. Korea

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Once a symbol of gang life and sometimes an escape route for dodging mandatory military service, tattoos have long been associated with anti-social behavior in South Korea. But that notion is quickly changing thanks to a new wave of delicate and minimally designed tattoos, inked with pastel-colored hues. Patterns [...]