Our Salve + 9 Other Moments from 90s Nostalgia

 

Super Nintendo, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air — there are so many fantastic moments from the 90s, many of which have inspired some of the best tattoos we've discovered on Instagram. Tattoo Goo got its start in the 90s when the Salve (our first product) was created in 1998.) So we thought we'd take a trip down memory lane, and pull together some of our favorite 90s moments, milestones and trends. Enjoy!

 
 

TATTOO GOO GOT ITS START.
The first Salve was created in 1998


NO SOUP FOR YOU!
The Last Episode of Seinfeld Airs on NBC in 1998. Tattoos from the soup nazi to “Serinity Now” have cropped up ever since.


ARE YOU A GIRL WITH A LOWER BACK TATTOO?
Chances are good if you were a tattooed in the 90s as this was a popular trend.


FURBY
Everyone’s favorite pet (or pet-peeve) launched in 1998 and has inspired many a fantastic tattoo.


THE WORD “BARB” WAS ASSOCIATED WITH WIRE AND NOT “STRANGER THINGS”.
Pamela Anderson got her famous barb wire tattoo in 1995 while filming her first feature film of the same name. In recent years, she’s had it removed. It’s now a faded shadow if its former glory.


TATTOO ENTHUSIASTS UNITE!
The first New York City Tattoo Convention was held in 1998. Families and tattoo enthusiasts alike were in attendance.


YOU’RE (STILL) A WIZARD, HARRY!
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" the 2nd book in the series was released in 1998. At the time of this posting the hashtag #harrypottertattoo has 76,200 posts on Instagram.


TROLLS!
Like Furby, these magical creatures stole our heart, and now-a-days, space on our skin. (Artists like @anunnakitattoo are a must for this level of killer 90s magic.)


THE TRIBAL TATTOO
We have to say, even thought this was popular in the 90s, we still dig it. Especially with modern takes from artists like @michelangelotattoo and @blackhandnomad 


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YOU TOTALLY WORE RING POPS.
THE candy of the 90s has popped up on Insta occasionally in tattoo form which alsways makes us smile. They also make us recall that 90s Ring Pop commercial jingle that, once heard, never leaves your brain. Like ever. Whatever you do, don’t google it.

 
 
 

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