• Barber Matty Conrad Recounts the Personal Stories Behind His Tattoos

    5 monthes ago - By The Beauty Etc

    I've always believed that tattoos tell your story like a visual history. We mark our bodies with them to remind us of pivotal points in our lives or what truly matters to us. My style has always been traditional, so all of my ink has an American Traditional “Flash” feel. The swallows on my forearms are a tribute to my grandfathers Frank and Charlie, and were my first tattoos. Sailors used to tattoo swallows once they'd successfully sailed a certain distance from home. As someone who travels extensively for work, swallows seemed appropriate. The eagle on my shoulder is a reminder of home...
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