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Tattoo on the Face

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Hollytruelove · 31/03/2019 13:47

I'm considering getting a very small tattoo on my face. Q1: What are your thoughts on facial tattoos generally?
I'm considering getting a small star tattoo beside and below the eye at the top of the cheek bone. Q2: What are your opinions on this? If my partner had an identical tattoo on his face, in exactly the same place as I have one what would your views be on this?

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SD1978 · 31/03/2019 13:49

Wanna be gangster TBH as this is also known as a gang tat spot

TheQueef · 31/03/2019 13:50


Chocolateisfab · 31/03/2019 13:51

I have tattoos. Where they can be unseen if I feel the need.
Once regularly saw a man with his name backwards on his forehead...
Mind boggles.
It's a no from me op.

Morgan12 · 31/03/2019 13:52

I would think you were very uneducated or had been to jail.

MrsBungle · 31/03/2019 13:53

I’d think jail too.

Nowordsleft · 31/03/2019 13:53

I think you would be mad. It would look like a teardrop tattoo which has unsavoury connotations.

nancy75 · 31/03/2019 13:54

It’s usually a teardrop but where you want it is a prison tat

OhMyGodTheyKilledKenny · 31/03/2019 13:56

Don't do it. There's a massive chance you will regret it.

Why not have the stars done behind your ear - I've seen that done and it can look nice (and can be hidden if needed)

LifeofClimb · 31/03/2019 13:56

I’d think you’d been to prison and/or killed someone

GinZing · 31/03/2019 13:58

Yes jailbird tattoo

TheDinnerWitch · 31/03/2019 13:58

I would think you'd been to prison.

Bringbackthestripes · 31/03/2019 13:59

I have tattoos but would seriously judge someone with a face tattoo. If you and DP had matching ones I would think you were both rough as, had done time and/or were heavily into drugs because I can’t think of any sane reason why someone would put one on their face.

TapasForTwo · 31/03/2019 14:01

Is this even real or a wind up?

TBH I didn't know about prison connotations regarding facial tattoos, but I think they show that the wearer lacks social awareness or is attention seeking. I know for a fact that you wouldn't get a job where I work with one.

megletthesecond · 31/03/2019 14:01

Do not do it. You will regret it.
I have a couple of small tattoos but facial tattoos are not ok.

cheeseypizza · 31/03/2019 14:02

Prison scum.

haverhill · 31/03/2019 14:02

Awful. Sorry OP. What about the nape of your neck? I know a stylish young woman who has a very dainty tattoo there.

Shakirasma · 31/03/2019 14:04

I love tattoos in general, but when i see them on the face my first impression is of someone who doesnt want a job.

Silversky70 · 31/03/2019 14:04

I'd wonder if you'd have to receive benefits for life because you would highly likely be unemployable.

Margot33 · 31/03/2019 14:09

I know it's wrong to judge but I would assume you had a hard life e.g. drugs/alcoholism, prison, mental break down. I think you'll find it difficult to change jobs/get a job.

Nowordsleft · 31/03/2019 14:13

Tattoos do date and I think people were having stars about ten years ago. I know people who had dolphins or butterflies or tribal bands and they all try to cover them up now.

FromDespairToHere · 31/03/2019 14:14

I've got tattoos and piercings and am not at all judgy, but my first thought would be prison.

FleeceDetective · 31/03/2019 14:21

I’d think you had mental health issues/unstable background. Probably with a high chance of prison or drug abuse.


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pansydansy · 31/03/2019 14:22

My god the responses on here 🤦🏻‍♀️ were you people never taught to never judge a book by its cover? Ffs. Shame on you!

Op I don't even have one tattoo, not a huge fan myself. But I would never think, prison scum, benefit scrounger, uneducated.
I just wouldn't pass any heed in it. Let alone pass judgment on them.

MissLadyM · 31/03/2019 14:22

Prison, chav, no self respect, criminal, drugs, uneducated, no desire to work...Partner with the same tattoo? Social pariah X 2

Isth · 31/03/2019 14:23

I’d think you were either a complete idiot or had mental health problems.

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