In tattooing, pain and pleasure often go hand in hand. If you want a beautiful piece that will last a lifetime, you have to accept the pain and endure it. This sentiment couldn't be truer for booty tattoos—as they're not only one of the sexiest places for a tattoo, but also one of the most excruciating. In some instances, the pain and torture pays off with a gorgeous piece of work. However, there are plenty of documented cases of booty tattoos going south. Take a look at 18 of the very best and very worst butt tattoos on women—then let us know what you think about this eclectic collection of ink in the comments section on Facebook. Whether you're here for beauty or just along the ride to look at some booty, there's something for everyone to enjoy here. 

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Perfect linework and placement for this simplistic booty roses.

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Tinkerbell has officially gone to the dark side in this cringe-worthy tattoo.

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A unique spin on a butt tattoo with an aesthetically pleasing design that hugs the hips.

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While this piece may not be finished, we can't imagine that the artist will be able to salvage this disaster.

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Elegant shading and superb placement but with a seductive twist.

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We honestly wish that this train wreck was temporary.

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While the words may be naughty, the font is timeless and classic.

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Rough—that's all we have to say about this one. 

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Pure life and pure beauty with this Japanese booty piece.

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What on God's green earth is happening here?!

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There's no place like home and a we love a splash of traditional technique.

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Read closely, because you won't believe what this horrendous tattoo says up close.

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This multi-media design is gorgeous and looks three dimensional on a fabulous booty.

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You are what you eat, am I right?

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For a booty tattoo that truly makes a bold statement, there's nothing better than a black-and-grey rose.

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I ain't saying she a gold digger, but she do have a Kanye butt tattoo.

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This flawless fox is one of the most stunning butt tattoos that we've seen over the years.

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Lastly, while she may be a twerk sensation, this tiger booty is far from a sight for sore eyes.

What do you think about some of the best and the worst booty tattoos in the land? Would you get your tush tatted? Let us know your thoughts, opinions and questions on these booty tattoos in the comments section on Facebook.