San Antonio-area tattoo shops offering $13 tattoos on Friday the 13th
SAN ANTONIO – Friday the 13th doesn’t have to be spooky - it’s actually time for tattoo fanatics to celebrate because many tattoo parlors offer scary good deals on ink. It’s common practice for tattoo shops to offer $13 tattoos in celebration of Friday the 13th, and many San Antonio-area tattoo parlors are participating this month with discounted specials. Generally, tattoo shops will have a list of flash tattoos to choose from for the $13 special, however, rules vary from parlor to parlor. Some tattoo shops extend the Friday the 13th special through the weekend and some shops start several days early. Call ahead to see if your local tattoo parlor is participating in any $13 tattoo events.
What’s Up South Texas!: RN helps people regain identities through tattoo removal program
SAN ANTONIO – A local registered nurse has transformed her passion of helping others in the emergency room to helping people through her non-profit tattoo removal program. “The side effect was that it caused a burn, but it healed without a scar but I could scar,” Kent said. Kent said depending on the tattoo, it varies as far as how many treatments it takes to have a tattoo completely removed. “It is a fading process,” Kent said. It’s nice.”Kent said the biggest reward she gets is knowing she has help start the change in someone’s life.