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Mistake over Mistake- Tattoo Cover Up Regret - New York, NY

About three years ago, I decided to get a small simple tattoo. I made a mistake in going to a questionable tattoo shop to have it done, and ended up with a lumpy scarred mess with a blow out that made my arm look permanently bruised. The artist basically dug trenches into my skin, joking to his... READ MORE

Tattoo Regret

So I wanna start by telling you all a little bit about myself. I'm a Hispanic 25 year old female. I recently graduated from Nursing school and I haven't gotten a job yet still applying. I got my tattoo on my left forearm for my birthday July 2016 and instantly regretted it I knew I would because... READ MORE

25 Year Old, Q-switched Laser Yag Tattoo Removal on Fair Skin

Hey! I'm a 25 year old from Iceland currently in the tattoo removal progress. I've had 5 treatments so far. I have a black dot work mandala tattoo. As so many people here I'm hoping for some advice, kind words and "pep-talk" while I'm in this progress. As so many people, I had a different idea... READ MORE

Hi Everyone I'm 18 Years and I Regret my First Tattoo.

So i finally got the guts to share my story regretting my tattoo.Btw sorry for the long story just really need help thank you for reading. In the beginning I love the tattoo but then I started thinking so negative about it. At first I thought it was because I was hiding it from my dad but when I... READ MORE

44 Year Old with MASSIVE Regret on my Arm. - San Antonio, TX

I am at the dermatologist office right now awaiting a consult for a tattoo to be removed that I just received on Saturday. I cannot say enough about how disgusted, depressed, humiliated I feel right now. I had an existing tree on my arm that I just wanted to have some color added to. Went to the... READ MORE

I Hate the Coverup Too

It's kind of hard for me to open up about this but I'm 21 and I have a tattoo that I desperately want to get rid of. I hate looking at it, it makes me feel so hideous. My anxiety worsens just thinking about it and my confidence is a 0. It started off as a black and white fox. I thought it looked... READ MORE

Feel Sick and Depressed Due to New Tattoos! - Melbourne, AU

I'm 27 and got 2 new tattoos a few days ago and ever since I have been crying on and off, feel sick,depressed, loss of appetite and bad anxiety. I just want them gone! I want to turn back the clock and not get them. I seriously feels like a bad dream. The tattoos were planned, I got a tattoo of... READ MORE

Seeking Removal of Half Sleeve with LARGE Bright Green Background - San Diego, CA

After creeping on this site for weeks im relieved to learn im not alone with tattoo regret.I am heavily tattooed as it is and went to have a Salvador Dali inspired half sleeve finished. When it was done I instantly HATED it. It looks like the painting "will upload pictures soon" but I wasn't... READ MORE

24 Yo - Need More Information! - Italy, IT

Hello, I'm Italian. I found you through some tattoo removal experience friends. Sorry for my bad English. I have a tattoo that I would like to remove. It is colored with yellow. In Italy we have many laser but yellow is removable ?. Many doctors say that yellow is impossible to remove, is this... READ MORE

27 Year Old with 3 Month Tattoo Regret - Lisbon, Portugal

Hi! I have been reading this site for a few weeks now and now have finally decided to share my story. Back in the beginning of April me and 2 other friends decided to get some ink, i already have 3 really small tattoos i had done in 2014 and i love them. The tattoo artist is someone I've known... READ MORE

A Story of Tattoo Regret, Anxiety and Depression and Coming out the Other Side - Perth, AU

Hi everyone, I have been looking at this site since September this year because the stories have provided me much needed comfort knowing that I am not the only person to experience regret from having a tattoo done. Also seeing peoples removals have given me some positive thoughts in that... READ MORE

Anxiety over New Large Tattoo

I spent 6 months working on my first tattoo , wanted to put family crest on right arm , went through many design changes finally got what I wanted and had outline done 3 weeks ago ! Felt really good about it at first but was a little concerned about how big it actually was on my arm and then I... READ MORE

Recent Half Sleeve Tattoo - Seeking Removal. New York, NY

Hi everyone, I just got this tattoo of a winding river outline and immediately regretted it. I have truly been having a mental break, anxiety and depression and haven't been able to eat or sleep. I've never felt like this before and am looking into laser treatments. I've gone to 5 places to... READ MORE

Regretting the Tattoo the Day After...Switzerland

Hi all, I have had my 2nd tattoo done 5 days ago. I had started thinking about it - based on a lengthy text which, of course, means a lot to me - around 2 years ago. This summer, it hit me: I was ready to do it. I thought about it, where I wanted it, how I wanted it to look. My first tattoo, on... READ MORE

Regret After my First Tattoo?? - Spain

Okay, so I had this tattoo done about a month ago. It is a symbol from my favourite videogame saga, Silent Hill. I got it just because I really liked the sigil and videogames are a important part in my life. Whatever, I got it done, and wasn't sure about it, it looked soooo big in my back!... READ MORE

One Giant Mistake - Dallas, TX

I've had a couple consults and decided to do my removal. I did this when I was young and dumb and have been hiding it for over 8 years. I'm so scared and nervous and anxious but I'm tired of hiding and ready to get removed. I dream of wearing tank tops and sundresses in the open without... READ MORE

Regretting Getting a Tattoo I Really Wanted

I just finished the lower half of my sleeve. A tattoo I really wanted but ended up not liking the end result. To the point where I been getting lots of anxiety. I was wondering if I should wait on removing the tattoo because the in is super fresh, any advice that I can get will be greatly... READ MORE

New Tatto - A Lot of Regret, Not Sure What to Do - Brazil

Hello guys, First of all i wanted to say that i've been reading the reviews from this website in the past few weeks, and it's helping me a lot. My situation isn't very different from the others, I'm basically full of tattoo regret, and this thing is devastating me. The reason behind the... READ MORE

Horrible Anxiety & Depression After New Tattoo - Atlanta, GA

I got a phoenix on my left forearm two years ago, and being the perfectionist I am, wasn't too happy with it. I could point out 20 things wrong with it at any time. As time went on though it bothered me less. I recently met a sweet tattoo artist who had a unique style. I asked her to add onto my... READ MORE

32 Years Old, Multiple Tattoos, the Neck One is my Only Regret - Akron, OH

My motivation is basically that I'm just not the kind of person that should have a neck tattoo, not that I'm putting down anyone with, I have had multiple people tell me, " wow, I never would of thought you would have a neck tattoo". Aside from all that, it really gives me a lot of social... READ MORE

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