(Closed) Yet another tattoo idea, opinions wanted!

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: Do you like color or shades of black/gray?
    Color : (22 votes)
    38 %
    Black/Gray : (36 votes)
    62 %
  • Post # 3
    4465 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I typically lean towards black/grey tattoos, but I really like that one in color.

    Post # 4
    2137 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    it depends i think it looks more girly in color, but id pick grey and black over color any day.

    Post # 5
    8042 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2013

    Hmmm I’d say black/grey…. and get it much smaller. I don’t know, I don’t think tattoos improve your looks… wear an anchor on a charm bracelet instead. Sorry.

    Post # 6
    111 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I hear that the colors can fade over time and make the tatoo look dull.  I love the first anchor! Simple and clean!

    Post # 7
    369 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I usually do black/gray but the colored one is friggin vibrant!!  I love it!!

    Post # 8
    3471 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

    I love the color one– but just a heads up– if you ever plan to have kids, this is a rough spot for a tattoo because it’ll likely stretch. I’m 1/2 way through a back piece that will wrap around onto my rib cage, and I’m having to postpone those sections until we are done having kids in order to keep it intact.  

    Post # 9
    9917 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @canarydiamond:  Maybe she thinks that charm bracelets don’t improve her looks.  I think they don’t.  

    Post # 10
    9917 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I like the color one. You can always get the color touched up!  

    Post # 11
    2065 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I’m such a sucker for a really well done black and white tattoo. If you find the right artist, it could look really great!

    @canarydiamond:  Not everyone gets tattoos to improve their looks.

    Post # 12
    133 posts
    Blushing bee

    I’m a sucker for vibrant colored old school tattoos. If you can find someone who does good color work, it will look amazing!

    Post # 13
    5371 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014 - Ontario, Canada ♥ EDD- April 2016

    I love that one in colour (: I actually have that picture saved on my laptop. I think they both look great, but I prefer the vibrant colours a bit more.

    Post # 14
    110 posts
    Blushing bee

    Depends on your skin tone. If you have paler skin I think the color would stand out nice and is always worth getting touched up. I also love black and grey which tends to work better for darker or tanner skin. I’m right in the middle and chose to go with color for my backpeice, and the color has held up well for years. Go with your gut!

    Post # 15
    604 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    If color is done well it looks great, but otherwise it is better to go with b/w.

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