Tattoos have become a significant fashion statement in modern society. What was once an underground art form is now widely accepted and proudly displayed by many. With countless styles and designs to choose from, it’s no wonder people sometimes change their minds about their ink. But unlike changing your clothes, you can’t just take off a tattoo.

Tattoos are permanent pieces of art etched into your skin. If you want to get rid of one, you have two options: a costly and sometimes painful laser removal procedure, or getting a cover-up tattoo. Many people opt for the latter, not only to hide a tattoo they regret but to also get a fresh, new design. However, covering up a tattoo is an art in itself, requiring a skilled artist to make the old tattoo disappear seamlessly.

There’s even a subreddit dedicated to this transformative process called r/FixedTattoos, where people share their incredible cover-up tattoos. Scroll down to check out 30 stunning cover-ups that show a bad tattoo isn’t the end of the world—it’s just the beginning of a new artistic journey!

More info & Photo courtesy: r/FixedTattoos

#1. Tattoo Into A Drawing.

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DarkStarFTW

#2. An Amazing Shark.

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shaldaya

#3. A Portrait Fix.

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dwdwaterdrop

Most of the time people make bad decisions or become too quick in selecting something permanent. That is human nature and if you find yourself a talented and proper tattoo artist, they will create an amazing piece of art that you will be proud of wearing. Scroll down to check out the rest and follow the link to check out more posts on the subreddit.

#4. Floral Cover Up!

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maryeink

#5. The Design Looks Cool.

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dwdwaterdrop

#6. A Huge Cover Up.

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The_Cpt_Hazza

#7. Replacing A Washed Up Tattoo.

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whitestainedwood

#8. A Subtle Cover Up.

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retardvark

#9. From An Unrecognizable Blob To A Portrait.

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butteryuzzies

#10. Improved Duo.

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shaldaya

#11. Bye Mary, Hi Marge!

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noijonas

#12. A Colorful Cover Up.

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shaldaya

#13. From Different Worlds.

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sinanyldz_tattooer

#14. A Heavy Cover Up.

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Back2Beantown

#15. A Huge, Colorful Mandala.

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alex_santucci_tattooer

#16. Incorporating With The New Tattoo.

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ynsein

#17. A Huge Save.

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reddit.com

#18. Redecorated Compass.

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crabytree

#19. A Cover Up With A Mighty Samurai.

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dwdwaterdrop

#20. Colored Cover Up.

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gorilaink

#21. A Beautiful Scenic Cover Up.

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dwdwaterdrop

#22. Leaves Into Flowers.

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dwdwaterdrop

#23. Spookiness Works.

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micha_h_artwork

#24. Dork Night Became Dark Night.

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express_sushi49

#25. Some Amazing Skills.

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m-o-u-se

#26. The Birdie Had To Go.

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traanne21

#27. Covering A Blackout Tattoo!

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OuterInnerMonologue

#28. Subtle Work.

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unphogetable

#29. Amazing Tattooing.

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fireblade_tattoo

#30. From A Kiwi To A Doggo.

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stlkersally
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