It began with Kate, a Manitoba farm girl turned tattoo artist.
Always one for adventure, Kate is a private pilot, rides motorbikes both on and off-road, enjoys hiking and wilderness camping from her home on Vancouver Island, and travels the world – for inspiration and the occasional tattoo. A U of Manitoba volleyball recruit, she gave it up to pursue agriculture and developed a highly successful vegetable co-op without the use of chemicals or soil additives. 10 years later, with an appreciation for organics and a love of art and ink, Kate grew into a sought-after tattoo artist, taking 1st place for Best Traditional Artist at the Winnipeg Tattoo Show in 2023. She has loved sharing her passion for fine-line and traditional art, all the while searching for an organic line of aftercare that she could confidently recommend to her clients.
Inspired by the idea that tattoos are living, breathing art collections, she took up the challenge to create a better way to do aftercare. Working together with a microbiologist/cosmetic chemist to get it right, the goal was to give fresh ink its best shot at a good heal, and infuse well-worn ink with new life. Each ingredient was thoughtfully chosen for a specific and beneficial purpose, and the results proved it. She had created something that she knew living art collectors would love…