Woman explains that she was scammed out of $4,000 by tattoo artist

‘That’s not a $4K tattoo I’m so sorry’: Woman says she was scammed out of $4,000 by tattoo artist

'Not knocking your tattoo, but for $4k I was expecting to see something absolutely stunning.'

On May 12, 2023 by Jack Alban

person showing tattoo on rib with caption 'PSA TO ALL MY TATTOO GIRLIES' (l) Tattoo ink with needle (c) person speaking with hands up with caption 'PSA TO ALL MY TATTOO GIRLIES' (r)

‘PSA to all my tattoo girlies’: Woman contracts infection after she says tattoo artist used cheap ink

'She poisoned me.'

On Apr 4, 2023 by Jack Alban

woman showing tattoo behind ear

‘Looks like I just got it’: Woman says temporary tattoos that were supposed to be ‘gone in a year’ aren’t coming off after 14 months

'How did y'all not know.'

On Mar 7, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘That’s so much stepper than what I imagined’: Viral TikTok shows close-up of tattoo being done

'Maybe I don’t want a tattoo after all.'

On Nov 10, 2022 by Braden Bjella

woman blacks out tattoos made by childhood friend tiktok

‘Sooo you let her do a whole sleeve without saying something??’: Woman says ‘friend’ botched her arm tattoos, sparking debate

'Friend or not, it’s a permanent marking!'

On Oct 31, 2022 by Jack Alban

woman remembers tattoo artists going down on her during appointment tiktok

Customer says tattoo artist went down on her during appointment, sparking debate


On Oct 10, 2022 by Alexandra Samuels

woman shows her tattoo that fell off her face tiktok

‘Nobody believes me when I tell them my thigh tattoo fell off’: Woman says tattoo ‘fell off’ her face

'My finger and back of the ear and arm did the same.'

On Oct 3, 2022 by Braden Bjella


‘I work at Five Below and I absolutely hate this. I don’t feel comfortable doing it’: Five Below gets $5 piercing station, sparking debate

'[Save] yourself the time and the uneven piercing/ go to a professional body piercer!'

On Aug 24, 2022 by Braden Bjella

woman laughing in piercing chair caption 'I was laughing and then... no warning???' (l) woman getting chest pierced piercer using tool to adjust position of piercing caption 'Don't be mad at me you wanted it' (c) woman shocked scared expression in piercing chair piercer hands on her chest caption 'I was laughing and then... no warning???' (r)

‘That whole thing seemed incorrect’: TikToker says ‘rude-ass’ piercer ruined experience for her

'That's not how it's supposed to look.'

On Jul 7, 2022 by Jack Alban

young woman with caption 'Dating a tatted up man is not for the weak. the 'oh my god i love your tattoos. i've always wanted one!' line from girls will always make my blood boil' (l&r) shirtless bearded man covered in tattoos dances to music in pink headphones (c)

‘I promise I do not want your man’: Woman’s video about dating tatted person sparks debate

"The 'oh my god I love your tattoos. I've always wanted one!' line from girls will always make my blood boil.”

On Jun 27, 2022 by Braden Bjella

man over tattoo artist background with caption 'is this racist?' (l&r) man over instagram dms that read 'good evening! do you have picture examples of your work on dark skin?' and 'good evening! Yes I do, but just having oyu ask that really takes away all my wishes to work with you my friend! Good bless you!' (c)

‘Is this racist?’: Black man asks tattoo artist for examples of his work on dark skin. The artist refuses to work with him

'Did I say something offensive? Or am I the victim?'

On Jun 1, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

person placing temporary tattoo on cat

‘People are gonna be mad about this’: Woman puts temporary tattoos on a hairless cat, sparking debate on pet safety

'Is this safe for the cat?'

On Jun 1, 2022 by Maria Poggi

laptop screen with simple character on screen caption 'this is how my first Friday the 13th tattoo went' (l) woman open mouth crying caption 'this is how my first Friday the 13th tattoo went' (c) woman's arm with tattoo caption 'this is how my first Friday the 13th tattoo went' (r)

‘Friday the 13 tattoos always end up as coverups’: Woman’s first Friday the 13th tattoo experience sparks debate

'I’m so sorry this is how your first friday the 13th event went.'

On May 17, 2022 by Braden Bjella

stencil for tattoo on black couch caption 'my client asked if I had numbing cream and I said yes and so I gave her regular lotion she won't know the difference' (l) hand in glove applying lotion to woman arm (c) Suave lotion with tape over label hand writing numbing cream on tape on black background (r)

‘Can we normalize being comfortable?’: Tattoo artist claims that when a client asked for numbing cream he applied lotion, sparking debate

'She won't know the difference.'

On May 1, 2022 by Gisselle Hernandez

Tattoo gun in artists hand tattooing flower on skin (l) Woman shirtless covered by hands and towel caption 'The worst tattoo experience of my life- now I need to find someone to fix this huge outline I have on my stomach' (r)

‘I’d be blasting his name to warn other women’: Woman says tattoo artist inappropriately talked about her body while she was topless

'He just starts talking about how unsymmetrical I was.'

On Apr 19, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen