Anorak | A Call To Arms

A Call To Arms

by | 18th, July 2003

‘WOULD you inject car paint into your skin? It’s a difficult question, isn’t it?

‘And I want my Mondeo done in the same colour…’

If the alternative was listening to Tony Blair address the US Congress, then most people would probably answer ‘Yes’ (or, in the case of Gordon Brown, ‘Yes, please!’)

But if you were about to get tattooed, you might think twice.

Yet the Guardian reports that, according to the European Commission, car paint is used by many tattooists and standards of hygiene are generally low in the body art business.

The solution is clear. In future, hairnets must be worn, fingernails kept short and clean, hands washed regularly, and cigarette ash kept well away from

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