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Tattoos to Cover Stretch Marks

Temporary tattoos mean no commitment. To get rid of stretch marks, scars or varicose veins is difficult but hiding them is easy. Removing them is often not possible. Covering them up is a solution that is simple and effective. You can use our temporary tattoos to cover stretch marks on hips, stomachs, shoulders and tummy tucks.

Check out the tattoos on this page for ideas on how to hide them although you can use any tattoo on this website to do it. Get creative! Even if the tattoo does not cover the entire mark, it changes the focus away from the mark to the tattoo. They are simple to apply and remove. 

Above are samples of fake stomach tattoos for covering stretch marks and scars along with sample tattoos for shoulders, hips, thighs and breasts. Use arrows to scroll for more samples-some designs are discontinued.

Visibly get rid of stretch marks ... hide them!

Tattoos have been used to cover stretch marks through what is known as tattoo camouflage. A tattoo machine is used to inject ink into the skin over the marks so they blend in with the local skin tone. The ink used is usually a flesh-toned color that is matched to the person's skin tone.

Tattoo camouflage is a unique way to tattoo and it demands a skilled tattoo artist who is experienced in working with skin that has scarring or other imperfections. The artist will evaluate the stretch marks and the surrounding skin to determine the best approach for covering them with a tattoo. This will involve using a combination of different tattooing techniques and ink shades to achieve the sought after effect.

Note the following if you are thinking about using tattoos to cover up stretch marks:

  1. Tattooing over stretch marks can be more difficult than tattooing on unscarred skin. The skin in the area of the stretch marks may be more sensitive and prone to swelling & bleeding and the tattoo artist will need to be careful to avoid causing further damage to the skin.

  2. It may take more than one tattooing session to fully cover stretch marks with a tattoo. The tattoo artist will need to carefully build up the ink in the skin in order to create a smooth, even appearance.

  3. Tattoo camouflage is not for everyone. In some cases, the stretch marks may still be visible, even after the tattoo has been applied. It is important to have realistic expectations about the results that can be achieved with this technique.

  4. Tattoo camouflage is a permanent procedure. It is important to be sure that you are committed to the tattoo before undergoing the procedure.

If you are considering using tattoos to cover up stretch marks, it is important to consult with a skilled tattoo artist who has experience with tattoo camouflage. They will be able to assess your skin and determine the best approach for covering your stretch marks with a tattoo.

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