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45 Tattoo Artists Who Helped People Beautifully Cover Up Their Scars

Candidly, I don’t have any tattoos. I do, however, have many scars. Emotional and physical ones.

We’re here today to celebrate the people who had imperfections on their skin and decided “why not make the best of this space?” They got creative with a tattoo artist and were more than satisfied with the result.

If you’re thinking about inking (this is something only a non-tattooed person would write), try a spot on your body you’d like to celebrate instead of remaining self-conscious about. Below, you’ll find lots of inspiration.

Here are the best tattoos that people got to cover up scars on their bodies:


1. Tattoo covering top surgery.

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2. Alien abduction.

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3. A butterfly.

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4. Make the most of what you’ve got!

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5. My first tattoo.

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6. Did the cat give him the scar, though?

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7. Very interesting custom project around a scar.

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8. A cool outline of a birthmark that looks like a map.

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9. Wrap it up with a bow.

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10. The scar becomes a bench for the fanciest cat.

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11. Sewing it up.

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12. Hooked.

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13. My dog running across my scar.

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14. My cousin covered up his burn scars.

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15. Extremely detailed cover up.

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16. Wrapped around most of the body.

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17. An interesting one for any arm.

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18. Lily on a rock (birthmark).

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19. Got to do this rad wine glass to work with a birthmark today!

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20. My sister got her birthmark covered.

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21. When “rising from the ashes” takes on its full meaning.

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22. Lion covering spinal surgery.

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23. Flowers.

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24. Rightfully names “Empower Tattoo”

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25. Fish save another person’s skin!

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26. As if the scar there wasn’t sexy enough!

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27. The force is strong with this one.

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28. Covering a 40-year-old scar.

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29. Scars are tattoos with better stories.

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30. A simple rainbow line.

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31. The most meaningful tattoo I’ve ever done. Scar cover up for this amazing woman.

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32. “I have no words to describe how much I was looking forward to doing this work.”

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33. Save the whales.

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34. So simple and so perfect.

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35. Make it an optical illusion.

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36. Another cool idea.

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37. Beautiful.

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38. Zip it up.

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39. Turtle, turtle.

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40. Another cute one.

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41. My surgical scar cover up tattoo featuring Calvin & Hobbes.

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42. Hang in there.

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43. One of the coolest I’ve seen.

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44. Covering self-harm.

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45. Elaborate but cool.

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