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Ignorant style tattoos are a hot button topic in the industry. Some people hate them and others can't get enough of them. Personally, I think they're rad. In doing my research on ignorant style tattoos, I came across a video by a content creator called Struthless. He did a deep dive on the style, breaking down its origins, how it gained popularity amongst millions of collectors and what it means to tattooing today. What really stuck with me was a point he made about rebellion and the absurdism psychological theory. Struthless argues that as tattooing has become more mainstream, it's lost some of its grit and cache. Therefore, in rebellion to what the tattoo industry deems to be "good art," ignorant style has gained prominence. Because simply getting a tattoo is no longer an act of cultural defiance, ignorant style enthusiasts have found a new way of laughing in the face of permanence. 

Whether you like ignorant style tattoos or not, you can admit that these tattoos are oozing with personality. Many times, in the strife for perfection, a tattoo artist can lose their own individuality in the piece. However, these doodle style designs are totally unique and never fail to make us smile.

Take a look at 100 of our favorite ignorant style tattoos in the gallery below. Then let us know your thoughts on ignorant style tattoos in the comments section on social media.