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15 Scars Turned Into Beautiful Tattoos

Body scars turned into beautiful tattoos

Life is unexpected. Sometimes, we face hard struggles that leave a scar on us. Some of those scars are literally there and often remind us of the pain we have gone through.

However, there is a way to make peace with those once and for all. There is a way to turn the pain and sadness into a source of motivation: tattoos. Covering those scars with a beautiful piece of art is a reason to move on and smile.

Viral Strange has collected 15 pictures of body scars that have turned into beautiful tattoos. Have a look, and why not, get some inspiration.

1. Very creative!

© TheyCallMeTheHiphophippopotamus / Imgur

2. Epic Celtic chest tattoo on a breast cancer survivor.

© GranBunny / Reddit

3. “A good laugh heals a lot of hurt.” – Madeleine L’Engle

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4. 13 hours of work. Worth the wait.


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5. Kayla embracing her scar with a zipper pull!


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A post shared by 🍰Jessica Channer (@jessicachanner)

6. Nicely done

© Exotic_Tattoos / Twitter

7. Taking something negative and turning it into something positive. She is a breast cancer survivor who wanted to cover her scars and make something beautiful.

8. What a beautiful idea. Epic & badass.

© deathakissaway / Reddit

9. Alan’s beautiful regal and free-flying eagle swooped in to snatch up this nasty little scorpion called Cancer.

10. Flowers are always trending.


11. That looks amazing!


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A post shared by Erdoğan Çavdar (@erdogancavdar)

12. A strong lady with a beautiful tattoo.

© indigoartattoos / Instagram

13. Nice peacock!


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A post shared by Z.E.R.O (@zerotattoos)

14. Amazing barn owl tattoo on a breast cancer survivor.

© lowlight / Reddit

15. No scars! Just beautiful art!


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A post shared by Francis Field (@francis_field)

Which one did you like most? Do you have any scars that you would like to cover? Tell us your story in the comments.

Written by Dadadel

Adelaida Dajko, also known as Dadadel, is a web copywriter. Dadadel has 16 years of experience in media communication. She's also enrolled in digital marketing and creative design.

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  1. I think all the tattoos are beautiful. I’m hard put to choose just one. I already have tattoos and I wouldn’t mind one on my scar from surgery.