Illegal tattoo artist who used a dirty toothbrush to clean his equipment is jailed after huge Alice in Wonderland etching leaves a woman’s back covered in scars

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  • Tony Newlands drank while working in unsanitary conditions in his kitchen
  • Court hears he used Old Spice stick deodorant to affix stencil transfer
  • Environmental health officials acted after complaint from disgruntled customer
  • She was left in agony after huge fairytale tattoo became infected
  • Newlands was jailed for four months and had £1,000 of tattoo tools seized

An unlicensed tattooist has been jailed after his botched Alice In Wonderland etching across a young woman’s back left her in agonising pain and scarred for life.

Tony Newlands worked in unsanitary conditions in the kitchen of his home in Carlisle, Cumbria, where a lack of sterilising equipment created a serious risk of infection, a court heard.

He improvised around a lack of suitable equipment by using a ‘dirty’ toothbrush to clean his tattooing tools and an Old Spice deodorant stick to apply stencil transfers…

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