Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

Five tattoos you should avoid getting inked

celeb-tattoos Priyanka Chopra poses with her Daddy's lil girl tattoo; a fan flaunts a similar tattoo (Source: Tenzin Tattoo Artist from Hawk Tattoo)
Written by Khyati Rajvanshi | New Delhi | Posted: July 15, 2014 12:58 pm

Got a new tattoo? Or thinking of getting a new one? You have come to the right place. Allow me to save you the trouble of scrolling through millions of images on Google by helping you eliminate few ‘amazing’ tattoo ideas.

1. Celebrity Tattoos

Okay, I understand you admire a particular celebrity’s work or their beauty or even their style but actually getting the same tattoo as them makes absolutely no sense. It shows that you lack originality and might as well end up getting plastic surgery to look like them. Every one has their own story to tell and there is nothing more creative and expressive than telling your own story and by coming up with your own design.

Tip: Ask any tattoo artist for help and be creative! Or just become a celeb yourself and watch other people get your tattoos.

2. The Not-So-Modest Tattoo

I honestly do not even know from where to start on such tattoos. The amount of vanity filled in them is just suffocating. The interesting question is, whether this kind of tattoo is supposed to act as a reverse therapy or it just simply is meant to force people to think you are the most important person alive. But hey, love is blind, even if it is towards your self.

Tip: Pop your precious bubble and appreciate other things in life. Or you could boost your ego even more by making someone else get a tattoo of your name.

i-love-myself Loving yourself is good, but getting a tattoo like this proves you are full of vanity. (Source: Tenzin Tattoo Artist from Hawk Tattoos)

3. The I-Love-You-So-Much Tattoo

Honestly speaking, the whole idea of ‘I love you so much that I am going to get a tattoo of you or your name’ tattoo is very romantic, and also very stupid. It works out in few rare cases, but things could also end up like Hrithik Roshan and his wife Suzanne. The only thing permanent in life is change and if you think your “I love you forever” tattoo is going to last forever, then please wake up. You can take the risk if you like, but please keep in mind that regret could be your best friend in the future.

Tip: Try getting a temporary tattoo for starters. Or sketch their name with a pen on your skin. It’s the thought that counts.

same-same Estranged couple Hrithik and Suzanne have got similar tattoos (left), a couple profess their love to each other by getting same tattoos (right) (Source: Tenzin Tattoo Artist from Hawk Tattoos)

4. HI! My Name Is…Tattoo

I have actually come across people who have gotten their own name inked on their body and I must admit, this is another tattoo I fail continued…

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