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  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter A Veteran's View Sir I have recently retired after 51 years of tattooing. I began in 1955 at the age of 8 years old, practising on myself at first then progressing on to a few screaming friends and...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Licensing Laws? Pah... Dear Skin Deep Could some one please tell me to why do County or City Councils issue Tattoo Licences to any Tom Dick and Harry without a single question regarding the art of...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Freedom Of Expression Skin Deep I’ve been into tattoos and tattoo culture for around ten years now and I thought I’d stick keys to board and say my little bit. Basically all I want to say is I LOVE...
  • Air your views or have a rant! and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Cover Cutie Dear Skin Deep, I have been buying your fine publication for a while now and know that being the fine publication that you are, you regularly have women of beauty to equal your greatness as a magazine...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? It's Up To You  Hello! Hope this isn’t an unwelcome missive, but I just had to get a little something off my chest. Those who choose to get tattooed do so of their own volition. It is my very heartfelt belief...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Self-Respect Hi Skin Deep I’m a 43 year old female who is heavily tattooed on my upper body, back, sides, and half sleeves work in progress.  I work in a special school supporting children, working alongside...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Tattoos Command Respect   Dear Skin Deep How great it was to read the letter you printed from Alan Cavalera, Al’z Tattooz. I, for my many sins, am a special needs teacher for 12 to 16 year olds...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter eBay Concerns  Dear Skin Deep eBay is now the scorn of the tattoo trade. I had a customer in my studio this week showing me a piece he did on his own forearm (it was disgusting, might I add). It...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? A Response Patrick, I’m so sorry if my interview offended you and your pseudo-intellectual, Daily Mail bashing, snobby ideals – welcome to the real world. Did you really think this didn’t go on in every major city...
  • Well, if you are reading this before you have had your first tattoo, CONGRATULATIONS! You are on the right road to getting that perfect piece of ink that will give you the most enjoyment from your tattoo for the next oh, sixty years or so. Don’t forget, tattoos are for life, so don’t enter into the world of permanent...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Silva Tongue backlash Dear Skin Deep, I’ve just received Issue 158 in the post, and was moved to write to your excellent magazine for the first time, almost inevitably, by the interview with Gray...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Old Timer Ink Dear Skin Deep Here’s a story. It was National Service time and there I was in Aldershot; young, innocent and full of the bravado that only goes with youth. Mr Skuse was tattooing there...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Artist Dilemma I always wanted tattoos since I was a kid and at the age of 17 got my first a dragon on my right arm, which I still love 12 years on. Then in the year 2000 I got some lettering on my outer forearm...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Dear Skin Deep I am writing to you in response to something that was said in the December edition of our beloved magazine. In an interview with the band ‘Bring Me The Horizon’, a couple of the members...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Hey Neil Some tattoo magazines you read, the editorials drone on and on. You however, always seem to get those good old brain waves cascading into action. The editorial you wrote about that lovely...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Hello there Firstly I’d like to say thank you for publishing such a high quality magazine. I found this article this morning in the technology section of the Guardian Online website and thought it...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Hi to all at Skin Deep, The letter from Laura in your June issue has appealed to me tremendously. I found her views to be interesting and I also agree about the lack of everyday people. I feel it’s...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Hi Skin Deep I was reading your latest issue 145 and was somewhat dismayed to read that the industry is looking to close the door even more on tattooists.  I’m all in favour of registration for...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Hi there Skin Deep, You probably know me by now as I have written in a few times regarding meeting up with my long lost friend Eleanor who I managed to track down after discovering a very convincing...
  • Air your views or have a rant and we’ll give one letter a free, yes free, t-shirt! Aren’t we nice? Winning Letter Dear Skin Deep, I am writing a frank yet honest reply to Toms letter in #143 who feels passionately about the fact the council and colleges should run more tattoo orientated courses. I would like to...
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