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OWise: your personalised app for breast cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis can be hugely overwhelming: lots of information to take in, unknown terminology and a lost sense of control. OWise was created to address these issues and improve patient experience. It is a free app that provides you with personalised information and self-management tools from the moment of diagnosis.   The idea behind OWise began in 2013 when our founder, Anne Bruinvels, spoke to a friend diagnosed with breast cancer and realised that patients’ experience...

Realistic Nipple Tattoos win achieving a global first!!

The Nipple Innovation Project travelled to Belfast, northern ireland in 2019 to attend the International Titanic Tattoo Convention. The charity held a booth at the convention and offered out free 3D nipple Tattoos for breast cancer survivors at the event. One client felt so empowered by her new mastectomy tattoos that she agreed to tastefully enter her new nipples into the realism competition. They won first place! This is a great achievement for the charity and has never been done...

3D Nipple Tattoo Charity Press Release

Press Release March 2021 A survey conducted by the Nipple Innovation Project found that breast cancer survivors are suffering adverse mental and physical health issues from areola tattoos that fade away. Our survey found that 81% of breast cancer survivors who received micropigmentation tattoos were very dissatisfied with their results. 51% of this group suffered adverse mental health effects due to the poor quality of their areola tattoo. The majority of comments were based on how sad they felt after the...

Tattoo flash day – Fundraiser

At Wonderland we will be holding our 2nd annual walk-in Tattoo flash day to raise money for the Nipple Innovation Project! Its going to be an outdoor family fun day with a bouncy castle, fair ground games, tombola and walk in flash tattoos. We have arranged to make it a day for the whole family by offering fun and games inside and outside of the studio for the whole family including a performance once again from the...

LUCY THOMPSON: BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS AND TATTOOS

Lucy skilled with the Space of A.R.T (Areola Restorative Tattooing) in Texas, who’ve pioneered a novel solution to give the appearance of enduring and £-dimensional nipple adversarial to different strategies. Having learnt this talent Lucy is now providing this restorative carrier to mastectomy patients in the community, the primary being her Auntie. ...

COVERED DURING A BBC SHORT STORY – TATTOOING OVER MY SCARS

Rina was in a abusive relationship for 18 years and has had scars from both abuse and self-harm. For women who have been victims of domestic violence, these scars can be a permanent reminder of a time in their lives they would rather leave behind. Most tattooists shy away from tattooing over scar tissue, but Rina found an all-female local tattoo studio who were happy to help. original article here https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/stories-42056609 ...