A decade ago, it was rare to stumble across someone with their face and body all covered in tattoos. Fast forward to now, it’s has become a normal thing to find someone with extreme ink confidently walking the streets. People with tattoos are also now outspoken about the work of art, claiming it has assisted them in accepting their bodies, having fought with insecurities, low self-esteem, and even depression, among others.
While we’ve become so accustomed to seeing these tattoos and might even be familiar with the collectors themselves, it can be pretty challenging to imagine what some tattoo lovers looked like before getting inked. From Monami Frost, Angela Mazzanti, to even Briana Todd, we’ve collated some tattoo transformations for perusal. It’s guaranteed to say that most of the compiled below are totally unrecognizable. Have a look, and possibly, they might inspire your tattoo desire.
Kerstin has spent thousands on getting her whole body colorfully inked. Even though she had initially hated tattoos, she instantly fell in love with the art after getting her first. From then on, Kerstin, via an interview with Truly, attested she couldn’t stand her skin and eagerly wanted to try something new. She added that when she looks at herself in the mirror, she sees a beautiful meadow full of flowers that one has to love.
YouTuber Frost started having tattoos from age 14. Above her eyebrow, she has the word devotion tattooed. In 2020, Frost confidently shared with fans what she looked like before she got inked and revealed the glow was real and made her accept her body more.
Amber became confident when she covered 98% of her body and pierced her face and crotch. As a teen, she had battled with mental health but found tattoos as a way to express herself. The model has since undergone gruesome procedures, including having her tongue splits, ears stretched, and eyeballs inked into a shade of blue.
Becky is Britain’s most tattooed woman. She has 95% of her body covered in ink. She was recently in the news for covering half her body in thick makeup to show her natural skin. She had asked her fans which they prefer, with or without tattoos, but they assured her of looking beautiful either way.
In 2016, Brianna added several inks to her body. But just recently, the model what she looked like before the procedure. In her before pic, Briana of Connecticut US had some ink on her arms and hip, but in the after pic, she ultimately has her arm sleeves, stomach, and thighs covered in tattoos.
Angele recently shocked her fans when she gave them a glimpse of what she used to look like before tattoos. She had captioned her post: “In all honesty, I can’t believe how much my life has changed since modeling.” She then gave a piece of advice to anyone wanting to get into tattoos that they shouldn’t ever stop but shoot as much as they can.
This model has calligraphy on her forehead, chest piece, blackout on her legs, and patterns on her feet. She also started her fans when she covered her chest and face tattoos with a thick Demacol foundation. Just as she shared the aftermath with her over 700K followers, they were left completely speechless.