In the hands of a talented tattoo artist, every scar and birthmark could take on a new shape, form and meaning and transform into something truly unique.
Editor's note: This article was originally published on April 22, 2021. It has since been updated.
Many people see scars and birthmarks as unique identifiers and testaments to the life they have lived. However, for others, they can become a cause for severe self-esteem issues and reminders of traumatic events they had to overcome. And while they might seek out ways to erase these marks after growing tired of being constantly bombarded by unpleasant memories attached to them, it isn't always possible to completely wipe them off of a body. Fortunately, in the hands of a talented tattoo artist, every scar and birthmark could take on a new shape, form, and meaning and transform into something truly unique that helps individuals take back control of their body image.