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A Tattoo, Made from a Loved One’s Hair

You can now get a tattoo with ink made from the hair of a loved…

  • July 16, 2018

You can now get a tattoo with ink made from the hair of a loved one, or even a celebrity.

SKIN46 AG, a Swiss start-up founded in 2015, said it has developed a way to turn hair into tattoo ink, in a hygienic and safe way.

The company’s process breaks down hair into pure personal carbon. All an interested party would need is a small piece of someone’s hair.

SKIN46 makes it clear this is quite serious, and each customer must undersign that they are empowered to send in the hair of the loved one, person or pet they want to have put under their skin.

“We will take the care to validate every entry ourselves,” commented Andreas Wampl, Founder of SKIN46. “What a mess it would be, for example, if we received some hair from Justin Bieber from a non-authorized person, like his barber, and we manufacture a ‘Justin Bieber Tattoo Ink’ out of it! The person doing it could make a fortune. So, we had to establish secret-service like tools to avoid this kind of problem!”

Anyhow – getting a loved one under your skin is now quite possible.

Celebrity or not. A brother, father, mother, significant other or even pet all qualify. SKIN46 said that its tattoo ink revolution goes live with a crowdfunding campaign on June 22nd, 2018 on Kickstarter.

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