Share this post

user icon

Live

People Reading

This story now

11 Meaningful Tattoos That Helped In Covering Terrible Scars

We can get scars from a number of ways but the bugging thing is that we can't erase those scars. The only thing we can do to hide them is cover them up with some art piece. And that art piece might help you love your body again. We cannot get rid of them but yes, the covering is not that difficult.

The very old trick to cover scars is by getting inked at that place. People try to get them a tattoo shape that suits the design and shape of their odd scars. But when these tattoos get combined with the scar, they hide a story behind. For that, go through the stories that inspired people in getting these scar-covering tattoos.

11 Meaningful Tattoos That Helped In Covering Terrible Scars

11 Meaningful Tattoos That Helped In Covering Terrible Scars

754 396
  in Lifestyle

1. Bluebird covering scars

1. Bluebird covering scars

This girl fell during a trampoline practice in gymnastics class and had to undergo several arm surgeries but the scars left her arm to look ugly. She went for an eastern bluebird that made her hand look beautiful again.

2. Blooming peony tattoo that covered the marks of self-harm

2. Blooming peony tattoo that covered the marks of self-harm

She was sexually abused by her grandpa when she was a child. And then she began harming herself due to which she was left with terrible scars, especially on ribs. Then she decided to cover it up and got a blooming peony tattoo on ribs and sternum. For now, she is happy with it and is carrying herself with confidence.

3. Strength- a word to show everything next to a spinal surgery

3. Strength- a word to show everything next to a spinal
surgery

This girl opted to show her scar off instead of hiding it. She underwent scoliosis spinal reconstruction surgery and was left with a huge scar. So she got word 'strength' tattooed next to the scar and where letter 'S' denotes her spine before surgery.

4. Arm scars covered by watercolour phoenix tattoo

4. Arm scars covered by watercolour phoenix tattoo

These forearm scars can be obviously judged as a result of the self-harm. She had them since 14 years and finally got them covered with metaphorical balls.

5. Feather to cover the scars resulted by an abusive relationship

5. Feather to cover the scars resulted by an abusive relationship

The girl got this tattoo for coating the scar given by her abusive boyfriend. He hit her arm and so she had a metal plate put in it. She wanted to have something beautiful on her arm. She was very close to her cousin who was no more and used to called her unicorn, so to dedicate him, she chose this tattoo.

6. Flowers covering self-harm scars

6. Flowers covering self-harm scars

After going through posts yet, I observed that self-harm is the most common thing people do. And this should be seriously stopped. But to choose flowers to crawl out of the abyss is something commendable.

7. A straight spine tattoo in honour of overcoming Scoliosis

7. A straight spine tattoo in honour of overcoming Scoliosis

The girl suffered from Scoliosis when she was 15. This tattoo that she got, spans 17" up her back covering the scars of her surgery. This is the spine she always wanted to have.

8. Ribbon covering tumor removal scars

8. Ribbon covering tumor removal scars

The ribbon tattoo was made to cover the scar that the person got while removing the bone tumor from the knee.

9. Lion that emerges from the scars of self-harm

9. Lion that emerges from the scars of self-harm

No tattoo of the world can be better than this in covering self-harm scars, I suppose. Lion is the symbol of strength and so this person got it tattooed to represent the power of waking up from the weakness.

10. Black feathers revealing the story of self-harm.

10. Black feathers revealing the story of self-harm.

This tattoo again covered the scars of self-harm. She lost a friend who had an intentional overdose and so to remember her, she had it. She wanted to match the tattoo to the song 'Blackbird.'

11. Cat scratch tattoo covering the scar


11. Cat scratch tattoo covering the scar

The person got diseased with the scratching of cat and the wound left the scar. This is the best the person did to cover the scratch by the cat scratching tattoo.

You may also like : 7 Times worst tattoos were transformed into best tattoo designs

Loved this? Spread it out then

comments Comment ()

Post as @guest useror
clear

clear
arrow_back

redo Pooja query_builder {{childComment.timeAgo}}

clear

clear
arrow_back

Be the first to comment on this story.

Report

close

Select you are Reporting

expand_more
  • +2351 Active user
Post as @guest useror

NSFW Content Ahead

To access this content, confirm your age by signing up.