Human beings have been tattooing themselves for thousands of years. Prehistoric cavemen and Egyptian royals brandished tattoos made from soot, charcoal, and other natural pigments, but modern tattoo artists often have little knowledge of what their inks are really made of.
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Written by Austin Jesse Mitchell November 19, 2016
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