6 Reasons Tattoos Aren't Taboo

6 Reasons Tattoos Aren't Taboo

It's time to get over your medieval ideas about tattoos.
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1. It's Art.

You’re going to disrespect someone’s work of art simply because the canvas is skin? I hope not.

2. They have meaning.

It is very common for people to get tattoos with their moms, sisters, brothers, children and so on...why is that? Because they generally MEAN something to the pair or group. That’s no different than people who cover their bodies in tattoo art for personal reasons. A lot of those tattoos probably have significant meaning. And some of them may not..it really doesn’t matter.

3. They accentuate a look.

Tattoos can really “do up” a look and serve as a little ornament to an outfit.

4. THEY ARE MORE COMMON (now)

At one of the many interviews I have undergone, I was worried about the tattoo I have behind my left ear. However, when I sat down for the interview I was pleasantly surprised. My interviewer had a sleeve. #Millennials.

5. IT’S DISCRIMINATORY

Read this article if you still don't understand.

6. IT’S JUST BOGUS!

Every single qualm with visible tattoos in a workplace, school, or anywhere else is simply the IMPRESSION it gives off. There is no direct correlation between someone having a tattoo and being a deviant within society. Tattoos in no way affect someone’s ability to make a decision, complete a task, or do any of the other basic functions of life and work. So for those of you that immediately judge people who have body art, ask yourself what you’re really judging?

There are probably 660 more reasons to not be hypersensitive about tattoos, but these are just 6.

IF YOU LIKE tattoos, I recommend getting inked on a Friday the 13th. They normally have HUGE deals. I got my first tattoo on October 13th and it was only $20!

BE CONFIDENT IN YOUR LOOK, GOOD DAY.

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22 New Things That I Want To Try Now That I'm 22

A bucket list for my 22nd year.

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"I don't know about you but I'm feelin' 22," I have waited 6 long years to sing that and actually be 22! Now 22 doesn't seem like a big deal to people because you can't do anything that you couldn't do before and you're still super young. But I'm determined to make my 22nd year a year filled with new adventures and new experiences. So here's to 22.

1. Go sky diving.

What's crazier than jumping out of a plane? (Although I'll probably try indoor skydiving first.)

2. Go cliff jumping/diving.

I must be the only Rhode Islander who hasn't gone to Jamestown and jumped off a cliff.

3. Ride in a hor air balloon.

Up, up and away.

4. Try out skiing.

Cash me in the next Olympics, how bout dat.

5. Try out snow boarding.

Shawn White, I'm coming for you.

6. Go bungee jumping.

Because at least this time I'll be attached to something.

7. Go to Portugal.

I mean I'm Portuguese so I have to go at some point, right?

8. Go to Cape Verde.

Once again, I'm Cape Verdean so I have to go.

9. Vist one of the seven wonders of the world.

I mean hey, Egypt's on, my bucket list.

10. Try out surfing.

It's only natural that somebody from the Ocean State knows how to surf.

11. Learn a new langauge.

Because my little bit of Portuguese, Spanish and Latin isn't cutting it anymore.

12. Travel to a state that I've never been to before.

Fun fact: I've only been to 17 of the 50 states.

13. Go paddle boarding.

Pretty boring but I've never done it.

14. Go scuba diving.

I'm from the Ocean State so I guess I should see the ocean up close and personal.

15. Learn how to line dance.

There's actually a barn in my state that does line dancing, so this one will definitely get crossed off.

16. Go kayaking.

All this water around me and I haven't done a lot of the water activites.

17. Stay the night in a haunted hotel room.

I bet if I got my friends to come with me, it would be like the Suite Life of Zach and Cody episode, minus the ghost coming out of the wall but you never know.

18. Get my palms read.

Because who doesn't want to know their future.

19. Go to a medium.

Like a medium that can communicate with people that have died.

20. Take a helicopter ride.

Air plane: check Helicopter:....

21. Sleep under the stars.

Because sleeping in a tent is more like glamping than camping

22. Just to try new things in my everyday life.

Whether it's trying a new restaurant, getting something different at my usual restaurants, changing my usual style, going on the scary rides at amusement parks, and bringing things I used to do back into my life now.

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6 Natural Home Remedies to get rid of Acne quickly

Troubled by acne? Forget the doc, the meds and all overpriced face creams, here are 6 all-natural home remedies that work like a charm.

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Want to get rid of your acne naturally? While a lot of us prefer a quick and effective solution in the form of medicine or chemicals, these products can often harm our skin while getting rid of the acne. On the other hand, if you use a natural substance, it will not only get rid of the acne on your skin, but it will also protect your skin from any kind of damage.

Here are six natural methods to get rid of your acne quickly.

1. Use an orange peel

One of the easiest and quickest way to get rid of acne is by rubbing an orange peel on the acne and then keeping it overnight. In the morning, wash the area and you will notice that the acne is gone. It is that quick and effective and you don't have to use any chemicals in the process.

2. Apply egg white

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Another quick way to get rid of the acne is by using an egg white. All you have to do is take an egg and separate the yolk from the egg white. Apply this egg white on your acne affected area and leave it overnight. Wash your acne affected skin in the morning, you will notice that the acne has become dry now.

3. Use a potato

A potato is another quick way to get rid of the acne. Since it consists of Vitamin C, a potato can quickly dry the acne and remove it from your skin. All you have to do is take a piece of the potato and mash it properly. Then, apply this paste on your acne and leave it on for a few minutes. You can also keep this overnight and then wash your skin with water. You will notice that the acne has dried out and can be easily removed now.

4. Try out a lemon juice remedy

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One of the most effective ways to get rid of your acne is by using a lemon juice on the acne affected skin. Take a lemon and squeeze the juice out of it in a bowl. Take a cotton ball and dip it in the juice and then apply this solution to your acne. Leave it on for a couple of hours and then wash it off with a lukewarm water.

5. Use honey on your skin

One of the most effective home remedies includes honey, which is found to be an effective skin bacteria killer and is known to make your skin glow. Just take a little amount of honey and apply it on the affected area, leave it for the night, and then wash your acne affected area in the morning.

6. Apply aloe vera

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You can also use an aloe vera leaf to get rid of the acne. Take an aloe vera leaf, wash it with fresh water, rub it onto the acne, and leave it for 5 minutes. You can also use an aloe vera gel. Once the acne dries, you can remove it off and wash the area with water.

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