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According to, 1 out of every 10 children is born with a vascular birthmark. These birthmarks can range from brown to shades of pink and are separated between two categories: Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations. Only roughly 1% of people born with birthmarks will require medical information and some have sought out laser therapy to lighten them. 


On the other hand, for those who choose not to treat their birthmarks, there are several options. The first option is the most simple, leave the birthmark be. The second, and the most interesting is to incorporate your birthmark into a tattoo. Whether you're camouflaging the birthmark or utilizing it within your design—there are an infinite amount of paths to go down. 


From our research, we've found creative tattoos across a variety of distinct and unique tattoo style that are specially crafted for an individual's birthmark. Take a look at the gallery below to see 15 examples of creative birthmark tattoos and let us know in the comments section on Facebook if you have a birthmark tattoo of your own.