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Sorry You Ruined Yourself aims to help with everything tattoo related! We post good tattoos, promote good artists and aim to provide information and resources about professional tattooing. We also criticise bad tattoos when we feel it is deserved, but are always open to discussion. We answer questions as best as we can, but please check out he links on the right, especially the FAQ, before sending in anything!
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myrabrodsky:

done by Myra Brodsky,at The Decay Parlour, Berlin, Germanyhttp://www.myrabrodsky.com

myrabrodsky:

done by Myra Brodsky,

at The Decay Parlour, Berlin, Germany

http://www.myrabrodsky.com

inked-females:

El Wood
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inked-females:

El Wood

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whyisyourtattooupsidedown:

indecently-yours:

practice skin is for pussies

i guess having good tattoos is for pussies too, yeah?

whyisyourtattooupsidedown:

indecently-yours:

practice skin is for pussies

i guess having good tattoos is for pussies too, yeah?

My tattoo artist from back home is really heavy handed, and most of one of my tattoos is scarred. Do you know anything I can do to reduce the scarring?
s0ulpunxshannon

You can always get scarring touched up and tattooed over. I had some where the artist went a bit crazy when doing the black and she retouched up the black and everything looks fine now! But if most of it is scarred you’ll have to wait until the scarring is older and then get it redone I assume.

Apart from that, I don’t think there’s anything you can do.

Is there a specific name for the traditional and neo traditional tattoos of like a persons bust, but their face details are of something else like a ship or flowers? I want a tattoo like that and I trying to find references to show an artist so they can draw thy I can have a personalized one but I have no idea what I should google and I feel dumb.
Anonymous

Hi there!

It’s not dumb. I don’t think there’s a specific name, but Pietro Sedda does a lot of things like this.

Remember not to get a copy or a sly rip off! Always just a reference. Let your artist put their own spin on it.

Hope this helps

-C

Is it bad if I use a tattoo design as reference for a I want to get?? Like it's really similar it only has a few changes. My tattoos artist said we should change it up so it could be my tattoo and so I don't have the exact same tattoos as someone else.
Anonymous

No it’s not bad, so yes, that’s fine.

tattooworkers:

Tattoo by @amyvsavage

tattooworkers:

Tattoo by @amyvsavage

fucknobadtattoos:

A girl who used to date my buddy started tattooing recently. And by tattooing, I mean she bought a gun online and is giving people tats in her kitchen. She posted this to her Facebook and people are actually commenting “Wow! I want one next!”  All I have to say to them is, enjoy your hepatitis.
Submitted by sobossanova

fucknobadtattoos:

A girl who used to date my buddy started tattooing recently. And by tattooing, I mean she bought a gun online and is giving people tats in her kitchen. She posted this to her Facebook and people are actually commenting “Wow! I want one next!”  All I have to say to them is, enjoy your hepatitis.

Submitted by sobossanova

8yrs:

faq:

Q: do u have a faq?
A: yes

hudsontattoo:

Amethyst available to be tattooed email hudsontattoo@live.com 💜

hudsontattoo:

Amethyst available to be tattooed email hudsontattoo@live.com 💜

fytattoossucks:

I came across this gem while looking for a new artist in an area I just moved to. I don’t even have words for it, this shop does consistently terrible work and is still up and running. I just feel sorry for their clients.

skrillex?

fytattoossucks:

I came across this gem while looking for a new artist in an area I just moved to. I don’t even have words for it, this shop does consistently terrible work and is still up and running. I just feel sorry for their clients.

skrillex?

it is possible to get common traditional designs (like flowers) in black? i really love trad tattoos but im not so fond of the color
Anonymous

Yeah! Check out Adam Hudson.

Thanks so much for answering my last question ("upside-down"). I guess I did use the excuse "it's for me" and this is the first time I realized that it doesn't mean I should get a tattoo upside down. I just had to send another message to say that I never realized that until now! Thank you!!
Anonymous

Not a problem! Have a good evening/day!

Hello hello, 1st, you guys are awesome; thank you for this blog! 2nd, I wanted to ask by what you guys mean when a tattoo is upside-down. Like, let's say you have a piece on your forearm: wouldn't you want it facing you? I'm thinking of getting an image on my forearm and I would want the top of the image toward my hand and the bottom toward my shoulder (if that makes sense). Is that "upside-down"? If so, what's wrong with that? Thank you so much for putting time into answering this.
Anonymous

Hi there friend!

Thanks for your compliments.

We get a lot of questions like this, so I’m just going to link you here to our tag for this question (I hope that’s okay!)

I would definitely advise you get it the other way around! I’m sure that if you get it upside down, you will regret getting it that way if you want future tattoos. We’ve had a lot of people send in asks saying they wished they’d got their tattoos the right way up!

You won’t regret perfect.

-C

Every time I see the whole "I got this to remind myself..." thing, my eyes kind of just glaze over tbh. Like, do people not understand that tattoos aren't reminders, and that they will literally forget they're even there after a while?
Anonymous

Amen