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Mastectomy Tattoo Ideas

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Mastectomy Tattoo Ideas

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Matti Pikkujämsä. These soothing, creative colors and shapes can inspire an abstract pattern for a #mastectomy #tattoo. []

#tattoo #lace_tattoo

  • Brandie Perkins
    Brandie Perkins

    This lace tattoo could be used to cover mastectomy scars.

David Allen's mastectomy tattoos are some of the most elegant floral pieces on earth. He was one of our Day Milwaukee 2014 artists and we're lucky to call him a friend. Check him out at and

Love these lilys and the bold red! Great mastectomy tattoo total scar coverage. ( )

Roses and thorns - could tell a great story while covering scars. Mastectomy tattoo ( )

Pink ribbon mastectomy tattoo! Great idea to "hide" scars. ( )

Now this is what "owning it" looks like. Here's a full chest piece from Minneapolis Day / #pinktattooday 2014 at Twilight Tattoo, when six artists helped six breast cancer survivors heal with ink. Our survivor was so excited about her #mastectomy #tattoo that she wanted us to share it with you all. And it's a serious piece of work. Artist: Joseph Andrew of Evolution Tattoo. Great work. []

  • Lisa Platt
    Lisa Platt

    Nice work. Thanks for sharing, both of you!

Dragonfly and flowers. This would be a great mastectomy tattoo - also great for covering scars! ( )

Rachel reached out with her story: "I was diagnosed at the age of 53, I had a bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction. After which I had nipple tattoos by the plastic surgeon which I was not happy with, so my daughter talked me into getting new tattoos done. A friend is a tattoo artist -- her name is Mallory Perine from Headlight Tattoo in Woodstown NJ. She was very considerate of my privacy and patient, kind with me being very uncomfortable getting these tattoos." Go Rachel! []

Buzzfeed: 29 Things You Never Knew About Nipples. Featuring Ashley Love's mastectomy tattoo for Mari on the first #pinktattooday, NYC October 2013. []

The Ensō is an unfinished ink circle. "It symbolizes absolute enlightenment, strength, elegance, the universe, and the void; it can also symbolize the Japanese aesthetic itself. As an "expression of the moment" it is often considered a form of minimalist expressionist art." - David Ceng / Beautiful simple option for nipple replacement or mastectomy tattoo. []

Flowing, colorful, creative inspiration for a mastectomy tattoo. By Matt Angel at The Tattoo Shop, Albany, GA. []

Beautiful sketch of a chest tattoo. Mastectomy tattoo and scar coverage ( ) Day "artists we love" series, #20 of 37: DAVID ALLEN. Here's his mastectomy tattoo work for Day MKE on 10/10/2014. At we have a firm belief that there is no better person to start a religion, smuggle your Bibles or tattoo a masterful portrait than Mr. David Allen of David Allen Tattoo in Chicago. Check this portfolio and book him now: At his site you're likely to see some of the better known mastectomy tattoos on the web. Photo by Tammy Caltagirone. Day "artists we love" series, #19 of 37: GIANNA GALLI Gianna was one of our amazing tattoo artists giving their talents for Day on 10/10 in NYC at Gristle Tattoo + Art Gallery. Have a look at Gianna's mastectomy tattoo work for her #pinktattooday survivor and you will no doubt be as excited as we are to see the final result, which will incorporate more color. Book Gianna now: www.thedivingbell... Photos by Lydia Perez DeJesus, @momdetresshoots on Instagram

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  • Brandie Perkins
    Brandie Perkins

    Great tattoo for those women who had a mammary fold incision. It could be raised to cover incisions higher on the breast. Day "artists we love" series, #18 of 37: ASHLEY LOVE. Last year NY Adorned's Ashley worked with survivor Mari ( and this year we were excited to have Ashley back for her second Day NYC, this time working with Ro. Here's Ro's beautiful flower, applied on #pinktattooday at Gristle Tattoo on 10/10/14 in Brooklyn. Thanks @ohashleylove for your two years of Day talents! []

Geometric tattoos opens up a lot of new creative opportunities for mastectomy tattoos. So many ways to create clean, beautiful lines that convert a body into a work of art. []

Beautiful mastectomy piece for Joanie by Nicole Laabs in Phoenix. From Joanie: "This tattoo was done in October 2014, one year after a unilateral mastectomy and reconstruction. These are Saguaro blossoms...I shared my FB photo album with her that showed the flowers I want and the tattoo designs I like and she created my artwork. It is perfect. She got me completely and the design was exactly what I hoped for, though uniquely hers." Conrgats Joanie! []

‪#‎pinktattooday "artists we love" series, #16 of 37: KELLY TORRES She donated her time and talents to help breast cancer survivor Diana rock these scar-coverage tatts on Day NYC on 10/10/2014. Diana required five surgeries following her mastectomy. Now she’s in control. "No longer will I let others make decisions for the cosmetic part of my body.” Check Kelly’s website and book her: nyfaceandbodyart.... Photos: Lydia Perez DeJesus. Instagram: @momdetresshoots Day "artists we love" series, #15 of 37: LANDON MORGAN. These shots of tattoo artist Landon Morgan and survivor Giovanna's serpent tattoo — which wraps around her ribcage to fully cover her scars — may be some of our all-time favorite Day / ‪#‎pinktattooday‬ pics. Check Landon’s portfolio here: www.gristletattoo... and get in touch: tattoosbylandon@g.... Photo: Lydia Perez DeJesus. Instagram: momdetresshoots

My husband got this tattoo after my prophylactic bilateral mastectomy. My battle is not yet over and he is standing by my side through it all. This isn't exactly a mastectomy tattoo, but I thought I would share it with all of you. This really is my hubby! Day "artists we love" series, #11 of 37: CHELSEA LOUVIERE. Chelsea's originally from New Orleans but now hails from Minneapolis where she is busy working on art and more art: Check the mastectomy tattoo work here that she did on ‪#‎pinktattooday‬ survivor Missy. C'est jolie, n'est pas? Slow claps for you, Chelsea! Photos by John Swanson of JPS Photography. Day "artists we love" series, #12 of 37: SHANE WALLIN. Ok, people Shane worked on ‪#‎pinktattooday‬ survivor Janine. Check the amazing work here. Shane graciously served as the lead artist, selecting other qualified artists for Day Minneapolis. And his shop Twilight Tattoo hosted our event. We couldn’t be more grateful to Shane. Check him: and Twilight Tattoo: Photo by John Swanson of JPS Photography.

  • Nancy Pearlman
    Nancy Pearlman

    Beautiful and inspired! Beautiful!!!! Day "artists we love" series, #9 of 37: LUIS MARTINEZ Luis is at Knucklehead Tattoo in Redlands, CA, which also hosted Day. He created this spectacular cherry blossom for seven-year survivor Maria, who says “nothing would have prepared me for the deep emotional healing experience that overcame me the moment I saw the finished product." Check out Luis’s work and hire the man: / Knuckleheadtatto@... Photo by Shelley Scarborough.