Face Tattoos:

Face Tattoos:


Face Tattoos:

Post Malone's Face Is His Canvas, From the Sword to the Barbed Wire to the Phrase "always Tired."

According to Malone, the reason he's covered his face in ink is that he's "an ugly-ass mother-----," and the tats "maybe come from a place of insecurity." He told GQ, "I don't like how I look, so I'm going to put something cool on there so I can look at myself and say, 'You look cool, kid,' and have a modicum of self-confidence when it comes to my appearance." (Source: www.insider.com)

Why the Face?

The face is our last bastion of respectability. It would be nearly impossible to cover our face, except in areas where head coverings are required by law, so tattooing the face is akin to smattering the last social boundaries. And getting a tattoo there means that you are in rebellion against social norms. Or at the very least, society’s rules may not be as important to you. This is one reason why face tattoos have been heavily associated with criminality and gangs in the past. (Source: www.inkme.tattoo)

Is It Art?

There are the “It’s your body, it’s your life” supporters, but they also wish that facial tattoos were more artistic and creative. And finally, the naysayers who think facial tattoos look more like scribbles than a true art form. But then, we are always pushing the boundaries. And maybe, with face tattoos, we can liberate some of those artistic limits.

I’m Thinking of Trying Out a Temporary Face Tattoo but Don’t Want the Stickers. Any Ideas?

Some of the big penmakers have come out with marker pens that are specially marketed to be temporary tattoo ink. They are skin-safe and are meant to be used on the skin. You can also have a choice of colors aside from the black ink, however, don’t expect anything more than the usual 6-in-1 pack. And you’re in luck, some are available online. However, make sure to test for sensitivity and allergy before inking yourself or a friend with these skin-safe pens.

Why Are Face Tattoos so Popular?

They are popular because they are popular among celebrities. Among music artists, some have said that they have used face tattoos to motivate themselves to focus on their music and let go of attachments to meaningful employment. regardless of where you are, you are more likely NOT going to be hired if you have a face tattoo. However, you cannot be arbitrarily fired from your work for getting a face tattoo unless your face is important to get your job done. Examples of these are people in retail, people who have to meet clients or people in the course of their job who may view face tattoos negatively.

Is It True That Tattoo Artists Won’t Tattoo Your Face Unless You Have a Previous Tattoo?

Most professional tattoo artists would refuse a facial tattoo from somebody unblooded (someone who hasn’t had a tattoo) or somebody who doesn’t seem to be in the community of tattoo aficionados. In a lot of interviews through the years, despite the growing popularity of face tattoos, tattooists would still point out the negative impacts on employment. Some have even declined for moral reasons as they feel some of the people interested merely want to ride a trend. Lastly, some tattooists have outright refused clients who are still in their teens. (Source: www.inkme.tattoo)


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