We’ve all seen it – body art so awful that you can’t stop staring… tattoos which make you viscerally cringe, tattoos which make you wonder, with an arched eyebrow, why anyone would feel inclined to get said travesty permanently inked into their skin. Tattoos originally dreamt up to be eternal master works of fleshy canvases, dollops of genius, and colour-trailing electric needles that instead make you absolutely certain that what that perfect stranger will feel in ten years is seething regret.
We’ve compiled a list of bad, oh so bad, tattoos, to indulge the curious voyeur in us all. The good news is, you can unabashedly stare at these as long as you want without risking the embarrassment of getting caught by the proudly inked. The bad news is that these will exist evermore (or cost a mint in laser removal fees), that some mortal soul actually paid good money for such designs, and that some of these not-so-sweet-tats are probably boastfully advertised inside the portfolios of many a cheeky tattoo artist :