Life’s troubles sometimes leave their traces on our bodies. But as these women understand, something beautiful can be made out of even a difficult situation. They altered their scars with tattoos, allowing the artwork to at once camouflage and transform the marks.
Some of these women even dared a touch of humor, adding on a needle and thread, a zipper, or even reproducing the scar in artistic detail. Others opted for flowers, mandalas, feathers, or a world map. This movement is nothing if not wonderfully ‘body positive.’
Check out the video above to see how these tattoos are helping people love their imperfections!