(Closed) My tattoos don’t match my wedding dress AT ALL

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
14494 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I usually would never say this as I love my ink, but could you cover the ones that will stick out with tattoo cover, or could you use body paint to make the stars match better?  Just a thought.

Post # 4
1850 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I think that pink accents could work…especially with such bright colors. I don’t think anyone will be paying that close of attention, but if it’s not too much of a hastle, you should definitely do it!

Post # 6
59 posts
Worker bee

I agree – toss in some pink! I love all my 10+ tattoos and probably won’t be covering them up when I do one day get married, so I think blending them in would be a great idea!

Post # 7
6830 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I think you are overthinking this. No one really is going to be looking at your tat’s.  If you really want to cover or change your bouquet then do that. But honestly I wouldn’t change a thing. 

Post # 8
3254 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

If you absolutely want to, you could cover them, but I agree with PP that you’re over-analyzing it. Think about if you were a guest at a wedding where the bride had tattoos: would you be judging her for the lack of color coordination? Your tattoos are a part of who you are, so I think you may regret covering them or changing the colors on them when you look back on your pictures in retrospect.

By The Way, if throwing in pink flowers makes you feel better, go for it! 

Post # 9
729 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

A girl in my sister’s wedding used the tattoo cover up on her tattoos and it looked worse than having the tattoos showing. Make sure the color matches your skin.

Post # 10
1805 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

@tksjewelry:  Not wanting to hijack, but what exactly is body paint and how well does it stay on?   I am looking for a way to add color to a tattoo that is not finished (outline only) but don’t want whatever I use rubbing off on my dress.

Post # 11
136 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011


That happened to me…I had them airbrushed for my cousin’s wedding, and before the ceremony even started it looked like my chest was peeling off. Gross!

Post # 12
3601 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 1992

I like the body paint.

Even if you don’t cover them, I really don’t think it is a big deal. The peopl there have probably seen them before.

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