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30 Awesome Tattoos That Cover Up Scars

Mark Andrew

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People get tattoos for different reasons. Some get inked as a vehicle of self-expression while others go for it to pay tribute to a loved one or maybe something they are passionate about – such as sports, music, movies, or even video games.

Regardless of your motives, you want your tattoos done right. They’re going to stay with you for the rest of your days so you might as well get it perfectly. You gotta make sure that your tattoo artist is good and that he or she can spell correctly. You definitely wouldn’t want the burden of having embarrassing, cringe-worthy mistakes on your skin.

Want some examples of skin art done right? Well just go browse below and we’ll show you some. Compiled by BoredPanda, these wonderful tattoos show us how some people used ink to cover up their scars, big and small. We love how most of these tattoos were conceptualized and executed. They’re truly clever and inspiring. Also, we’re sure the people who got them no longer have to feel ashamed about their scars, they can look at it with pride now – and in some cases, even display it in public!

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“What inspired me to get tattoos to cover my scars was so whenever I was down or having a bad day, I could look down at my newly painted arm and remember that overcoming something can lead to beautiful things. My next step is to cover the scars of my other arm and my leg. It’s never easy, but by getting them covered up, it’s a little bit like closure.” — Lauren S.

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