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Bad ink? Tattoo cover-ups solve impulsive choices, low-quality work

August 21st, 2013 9:44 am by Rebekah Wilson

Bad ink? Tattoo cover-ups solve impulsive choices, low-quality work

Maggie Paris got a tattoo in Ireland that, despite her research into the artist, was far from what she wanted (top). She got a cover-up tattoo two years later. (contributed photos)

With television shows like “Bad Ink” and “Tattoo Nightmares” becoming so popular, you must wonder, why do so many people get bad tattoos?

Robert Jarrett, a licensed tattoo artist for 15 years and current owner of 2 Ton Gallery, said he has three or four people come in every day with bad tattoos to see what their options are for getting them covered.

“If you don’t do research, you run the risk of getting a bad tattoo,” he said. 

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