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25+ Incredible Cover Up Tattoos (Before and After Pictures)

Surveys use the big “25%” to reflect the percentage of people who regret their tattoos. But this number doesn't mean a quarter of tattooed people wish they didn't get inked at all.

Being “too young”, under the influence, or just swept away by love are some of the numerous reasons people regret their tattoos. In fact, there are 4 types of tattoo trends that are reported to be the most regretted. (Spoiler: surprisingly, name tattoos are number one.) Personality and style changes are a leading reason why someone might have second thoughts about their tattoo.

Removing a tattoo through the painful-- and incredibly expensive-- laser procedure is a viable option. However, only 11% of all tattooed people go to laser treatment, out of the 25% of people who regret their tattoos. However many cover-ups aren’t necessarily done because of a regrettable tattoo. In many cases, a client wants a cover up ink because the color is faded or they want to update the style. However, there are cases of the tattoo-gone-bad. These cover up tattoos prove that tattoos gone bad can transform into tattoos gone right.