Tattoos Over Scars: Reclaiming Your Body
Scars are part of our lives, but when it's too hard to live with them, the solution of tattoos over scars can help people to feel better.
Recently, great progress has been made in plastic surgery thanks to tattoo art. Breast cancer survivors with mastectomy surgery scars are now able to reclaim their femininity with lovely tattoos, as well as burnt persons, with re-pigmentation. People with surgery, accident and self-harm scars, as well as stretch marks, often call on tattoo artists' services to help them. It is a process full of emotions, which requires tact and experience. Each scar has got its solution, but also its difficulties. So, if you want to cover a scar with a tattoo, please find the time to make your researches and choose a tattoo artists with a solid experience in tattooing scars. If your tattoo artists is not enough experienced, the lines could blow or look quirky. If it is possible to insert ink in scar tissues, the result won't look the same as in the rest of the tattoo. Also, if you had nerve damages, the tattoo can be more painful than expected. That's why you should also ask dermatology advises and wait for your scars to be fully healed. But keep something important in mind : tattoos won't make your scars disappear, nor make its texture nicer to the eyes. It is just a psychological way to accept it, and to find your body more beautiful. Scars can be integrated to a tattoo, hiding it with clever use of colors and placement. Some tattoos over scars are really inspiring and heart-warming. The people wearing them deserve our respect and love, for they learnt to love themselves the hard way. Either to admire their strength or to get inspiration for reclaiming your body, you can take a look at these awe-inspiring tattoos over scars.
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Sources: Tattoo Artist Magazine's Blog and Tattrx.