Nobody needs tattoo catalogs in tattoo salons anymore because anyone who wants to get a tattoo has a story that has left a mark on their hearts. In this new article, we have collected tattoos that tell a lot about their owners. And at the end of the article, there is a bonus showing that some people don’t really care what is on their bodies.
We at Enlighten are sure that tattoos are a kind of art and here are 24 examples of original and important pictures on the body that have an interesting story behind them.
An amazing 3D effect
mountaindewyou / imgurThis one is truly hypnotizing
justeuntattoo2 hands in one
Alina Fokina / instagram3rd degree burn scar covered by a phoenix
mattrick88 / reddit
“The wife and I got tattoos of a diagram depicting the position of the planets as they were at the exact time we were married.”
ElephantErik / reddit
“My girlfriend’s tattoo of her cat in a shark costume and her actual cat in a shark costume”
Mikalbbb / redditA simple explanation of entropy
Itsjustcavan / reddit“I proposed to my girlfriend with this tattoo, she said yes!”
Koalapex / redditWhen you treat any situation with humor:
VPinecone / reddit
“My mom’s tattoo of her mom’s birth and death date, and heartbeat into a signature. When she passes, I will get the same tattoo (relating to her of course) in her memory.”
Weldeer / reddit“This is my dog and I.”
sunshineandpopcorn / reddit
A tattoo artist from Brazil made a unique tattoo that literally opens when the arm opens.
menacetattoo / instagram“Tribute tattoo for my best friend who passed away”
<-31">llamalove12 / reddit
“I found a way to incorporate a scar into something much more.”
<-33">oakes1992 / reddit“I got this tattoo after my heart transplant.”
<-36">unknown author / imgurHoneybees for a pair of married beekeepers
Fidellio / reddit
“My dad passed away 7 years ago, he got this tattoo when he turned 18, and when I turned 18, I got it too.”
istakedmycat / reddit“My favorite scene from Spirited Away”
<-43">milkybabe / reddit
“About a month ago, I lost a friend in a climbing accident. This is my reminder of him as well as a reminder to myself to climb safe.”
PleaseBeSafeGuys / reddit“Got my first tattoo done yesterday.”
<-47">PoonanjiMarsha / reddit
“After her son passed away, this awesome lady got the image and writing from a card he’d written for her tattooed on her forearm.”
<-50">-Primum_Non_Nocere- / reddit
“Moved from Sydney to Ireland when I was 10. I’m 20 now and here’s my first tattoo.”
<-52">Vikingsson / reddit
“Shortly after my mother’s death in Nov 2013, I found a notebook where she had written a random note to my sisters and I that we had never received. This was part of it and I decided to get a tattoo of it.”
<-54">acmkoch / redditAnd this is Emilia Clarke’s new tattoo.
Bonus: Her tattoo says “fresh spring rolls” in Thai.