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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Tattoo Gone Horribly Wrong

Posted on Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 10:10 AM

I went to get ink done at a local Halifax tattoo shop that will remain nameless, the girl was a half hour late for the consultation so another artist said he would do it. I pay $103, all is good. The day of my tattoo he was like, “Oh yeah man, sorry we lost your transcript what was I going to do on you again?” even though during that consultation he promised he would have all these drawings laid out for me. So anyways, the tattoo was supposed to be in black he said it would look much cooler in red or else he wouldn’t do the tattoo. I had already paid the money for it... eeesshh.

Basically, it looks terrible. I went to get advice from a reputable tattoo artist and his exact words were, “What the f*ck is that? Whoever did that to you should not be tattooing.” Put it this way: I have done all the cleaning methods and it's already fading and the scab is almost all off. The colour looks atrocious.

I know what you’re thinking reader, why don’t I go back and fix it? Well, 1) I am not letting that man touch my skin again and 2) It can easily be fixed or covered up once this disaster starts healing properly.

I accept responsibility that I allowed this to happen, but I should warn all aspiring people of the ink to be wary. —Bane

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