Beautiful Things

Permanent beauty – Tattoos

Tattoos are tricky to get right and avoid being marked forever with a ‘tramp-stamp’, but the world of tattooing has really moved on from the sailor/hooligan/tribal/naked lady horrors or ore. The below images have inspired me to think seriously about getting some body art done.

Mind you…no matter how fantastically arty, enhancing and chic they have become, technology still hasn’t got to the place where it doesn’t feel like you’re having a fag stubbed out on your skin for hours. What do you think? alexia inge

I found these images on the brilliantly addictive Tattoologist site

Verity Douglas

Verity Douglas

Content Editor

Cult Beauty’s Content Editor and a Cult Beauty OG, Verity loves nothing more than the marriage of language and lip balm. A quintessential Libran, she’s a self-professed magpie for luxury ‘must-haves' and always pursuing the new and the niche — from the boujee-est skin care to cutting-edge tech. Balancing an urge to stop the clock with her desire to embrace the ageing process (and set a positive example for her daughter), Verity's a retinol obsessive and will gladly share her thoughts about the time-defying gadgets, masks and treatments worth the splurge...