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

Verity is our Content Editor and a Cult Beauty veteran. Currently on maternity leave, raising Cult Beauty’s honorary ‘word nerd’, Tabitha, she speaks fluent ‘beauty’ and loves nothing more than the marriage of language and lip balm (and cleanser and candles… ad infinitum). Nothing can stop her from quoting Nancy Mitford, treating herself to yet another Bella Freud candle for her desk or buying that pilgrim-esque collared or heavily fringed outfit she’s been eyeing. You can trust her to debunk widespread beauty myths and dispense invaluable advice with ease…