Huong Ngo

By Huong Ngo

LifeBuzz Staff

20 Tattoos That Were Cleverly Used To Cover Unsightly Scars.

You can't erase scars but wearing a piece of art might help you love your body again.

People can get scars from a number of reasons. A person could have scraped their skin from a tragic fall, had some type of open skin surgery, suffer from some type of burning and so fourth. Scars come in all shapes and sizes. They're unique depending on the situation that created them.

Unfortunately, most scars are very unappealing and can make a person feel very insecure. Although scars are very difficult to get rid of, they're not so difficult to cover up.

Take a look at some of the most beautiful scar cover up tattoo designs below. If you have a scar you personally want to erase, these photos might give you inspiration for an alternate route.

#1. Single line scars that go down a spine or any body part is perfect for an elegant vertical tattoo design, like this flower design.

Single line scars that go down a spine or any body part is perfect for an elegant vertical tattoo design, like this flower design.

#2. The trick to cover odd shaped scars is to create a tattoo design that matches the shape! This bendy tree trunk perfectly did that on this elbow scar.

The trick to cover odd shaped scars is to create a tattoo design that matches the shape! This bendy tree trunk perfectly did that on this elbow scar.

#3. Because a lot of scars are usually the same skin tone as your normal skin, it's super easy to cover it up with tattoos that pertain a lot of color. You can see the red here does a good job at that.

Because a lot of scars are usually the same skin tone as your normal skin, it's super easy to cover it up with tattoos that pertain a lot of color. You can see the red here does a good job at that.

#4. Be creative! You don't necessairly have to cover up the actual tattoo, you can create a tattoo that surrounds it like this zipper.

Be creative! You don't necessairly have to cover up the actual tattoo, you can create a tattoo that surrounds it like this zipper.

#5. Tattoos can cover up scars of any sorts! Whether it be a scar from an accident you had or stretch marks.

Tattoos can cover up scars of any sorts! Whether it be a scar from an accident you had or stretch marks.

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