There were times where tattoos were considered as bad, scary, even ugly. There were so many stereotypes revolving around them. They weren't a sight for sore eyes by any means.
Luckily, we had left that period far behind us, and tattoos have become an expression of ourselves and the way we live.
Speaking of this, we all know that even a single tattoo will change your look totally, from head to heels.
And since tattoo makeovers are popular among celebrities, let's take a look at some before and after pictures to see for ourselves how much of an impact tattoo have indeed.
Post Malone After His Face Tattoos
Once upon a time, Post Malone had spotless skin on his face.
Maybe it was all thanks to Gen Z, or maybe he just got fed up with the plain look and decided to make a bold change and tattoo his face.
According to some sources, he decided to change his look by adding face tattoos to boost up his confidence.
We Don't Even Remember Justin Bieber Before Tattoos
When we first saw Justin Bieber on TV, he was just a young kid singing One Less Lonely Girl. And that was too cute to handle.
But we're not 2009 anymore, and time worked its magic.
His whole body is now covered with tattoos, but still, he promised himself that he would never touch his hands and they will stay tattoo-free forever.
Jenni Farley Before And After The Themed Sleeve
Fans of Jersey Shore sure would remember that Jenni, aka JWOWW, had tattoos while the show aired.
Lately, she had a total makeover, and while some people think that she went too far with the ink, the only thing we could say is - WOW.
Her Disney-themed sleeve is just dreamy.
In some of the interviews, she explained that the tattoo is more of a Happily Never After, with overly dramatized versions of Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Ariel, Cinderella, and their beloved princes.
Miley Cyrus And Her Micro Tattoos
Miley was one of the Disney channel's stars. We all remember Hanna Montana and her adventures, and it was a guilty pleasure show even for the older audience.
Once the show ended, the first thing Miley did was her famous Just Breathe tattoo on her chest.
This was just the beginning of her tattoo journey.
Having over 70 tattoos on her body, she explained that she would never get a tattoo that doesn't have any meaning.
Machine Gun Kelly Without His Tattoos
It seems like Machine Gun Kelly and tattoos go hand in hand. It's like he was born for tattoos or made for them.
His body is his canvas, but he shared how each tattoo has a special meaning for him.
Zayn Malik Becoming Himself With The Power Of Tattoos
Some of you may remember that Zayn Malik's body wasn't always an inked collage.
The former One Direction singer said goodbye to the boyband singer's look and made a drastic change in his style.
Now he has over 60 different tattoos over his body. They vary from some intricate designs on his chest to a mandala flower on his head and other micro tattoos over his arms.
The Rock Rocking Tats Before It Was Cool
When Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson made an entrance onto the Hollywood scene, he had only one tattoo. It was a single bull on his arm—minimalistic, nothing big or spectacular.
But it's been years since we last saw him with this minimalistic tattoo look. Now his torso has a whole story to tell.
His tattoos represent the beliefs of his ancestors from both sides of the family, and he's proud to have something that valuable on his body.
Adam Levine After His Makeover
Can you believe that the frontman of Maroon 5, Adam Levine, got his first tattoo at 21? It was a dove and cherry blossom on his left shoulder as a tribute to 9/11.
After his first tattoo, his innocent look went to history.
A few years later, nearly his whole body is covered with body art.
Travis Barker Never Stopped Adding New Tattoos
When we put Travis Barker and tattoos in the same sentence, we can feel how these two go well together.
It's the truth - he's had them since forever, and he keeps updating the whole canvas and adding up some more tattoos in the game.
For him, all of his tattoos have their story to tell, and he doesn't have an intention to stop. Travis will keep getting them as long as he has some valuable memories he wants to preserve.
Demi Lovato Before And After Her Iconic Tattoos
The moment when Demi left the Disney channel, their creative juices started flowing and they got plenty of tattoos.
A fallen angel on her back, a dream catcher on their rib cage, a lion on a hand, birds spiraling around their arm - you name it, and it's more than sure that Demi Lovato already has it.
Trace Cyrus Will Rock On
We remember Trace like an innocent young emo boy.
Blink once, and he has some killer tattoos. But blink twice, and his tattoos covered him with like a turtleneck shirt.
In an interview, he said that although his tattoos look gorgeous, he has some regrets about getting so much ink.
Pete Davidson Is Not Amused
According to some film critics, Pete is going through the process of tattoo removal.
It seems like the Saturday Night Live star is fed up with sitting in the makeup chair for hours and getting rid of his tattoos might be a choice he'd rather make.
Roman Reigns Becoming Bolder
The WWE star Roman Reigns has always been known for his boldness. Looks, performance, everything he has and does is a part of it.
Some you might remember that before he got the whole sleeve tattooed along with his chest, he only had a shoulder tattoo.
During an interview, he explained that his tattoo is related to his family and the unity among them.
Believe It Or Not, Ben Affleck Has A Back Tat
Some people thought that the speculations for Ben Affleck's tattoo were nothing but a lie.
But wherever there is smoke, there is a fire. And in this case, all rumors turned out true.
Last year, the actor decided to clear the air and explained how he wanted to mess up with the tabloids that were eager to dig up something more about him.
He revealed that the massive phoenix on his back is real, and he grew very fond of it.
Dave Bautista Before His First Tattoo
People weren't surprised at all when the MMA fighter Dave Bautista decided to cover his body with some art.
It was a total surprise that he didn't get his tattoos earlier.
There are many tattoos on his upper body, but the one that most people notice of him is the word Imagine. Dave shared that he was inspired by the song from John Lennon.
Lil Pump Is Having Some Regrets After His Face Tattoos Came To Life
The rapper is well-known for his quirky style.
Bold hair color choices, eccentric jewelry, clothes. Tattoos were just the cherry on top.
Recently, he said that he got fed up with some of the tattoos on his face, and this was the reason why he decided to go through the process of removing them.
Lil Xan Sharing The Story Behind His Lifestyle
Diego Leanos, or Lil Xan as we know him, is a Gen Z rapper who has a thing for tattoos.
And who wouldn't? Besides, they look good and have a meaning. Tattoos should come with a warning sign that says they are addictive.
In some recent interviews he had, Diego shared that he got his first tattoo at only 18, and it was the name of his mother (Candy) under his eye.
Also, he added that his character wasn't carved for a normal nine-to-five job, and we can totally understand him.
Ruby Rose After 100+ Tattoos
It's not a secret that the wonderful Ruby Rose has over 100 tattoos on her whole body.
Knowing this, it is getting hard to imagine her parading on the Red carpet without her bold sleeves filled in with different types and styles of tattoos.
Of course, she would never think of getting a tattoo just for the sake of having it carved on her body. First of all, it has to something that has personal and special meaning to her.
Aaron Carter With His New Face
Last year, the young boy as we once knew it, made an entrance in all media with his brand new tattoo. On his face.
In March 2020, he decided to dedicate a tattoo to his girlfriend, Melanie. And there he got it, the name written over his right eyebrow.
Sources say that his tattoo artist was against this crazy idea, considering the lovey doves had been dating just for a couple of months, but Aaron didn't have an intention to back off from his idea.
On the other side of his face, he has a large portrait of Medusa going from his jawline to his hairline.
Rihanna After Becoming An Edgy Queen
Rihanna had many makeovers through the years, and she's slaying each and every style like she was born for it.
Now, the famous singer has over 20 tattoos. Among them, there is a fairly big chest tattoo of the Goddess Isis. But the one that we see the most on her is the intricate tribal design across her wrist and hand.
She was honest enough to tell the media that tattoo culture has become her obsession and sweet addiction.
Amber Rose And All Of Her Tattoos
Amber Rose was always dolled up like she was ready to conquer the world and win another edgy magazine cover.
When she decided that the time to spice her style up has come, the first thing she did was the two sleeves.
One of her most famous tattoos is the Hollywood sign on her left forearm.
There Is No Before And After For Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga said that tattoos were something like her best friend.
However, tattooing is not just blindly following a particular trend. Each tattoo she has needs to represent something from her life.
For example, a stage she's been through or a battle she won during some hard times that life offered her.
Ed Sheeran Of Your Dreams
Besides, we know him for the fantastic singer he is, slowly but surely, Ed Sheeran abandoned the "good boy" style he had when he started appearing on stage.
Nowadays, his chest and arms are inked up to the max.
He's rocking his colorful sleeve and the lion's head on his chest. His tattoo artist shared an interesting detail about that piece - he decided to do it to celebrate selling out Wembley.
Blueface Put A Tattoo On His Face
Johnathan Porter, known as Blueface, looked completely different when he was younger, and that's not even a surprise for us.
Tattoos did a huge makeover in the young rapper's look.
Covering himself from head to toe, he shared that his tattoos have deep meaning to him.
Harry Styles Is So Golden
Maybe Harry's floppy and messy hair become his signature details about him. But besides this, the aspiring artist is unrecognizable.
His body now has +50 tattoos, and the most iconic one is the butterfly on his stomach. Okay, the two swallows on his chest.
He shared that all of his tattoos symbolize traveling and that for sure, he did a lot with his former band, One Direction.
David Beckham At His Best
The former soccer player David Beckham was always a fan of the artsy stuff.
But his transformation from the last couple of years is fascinating! His fully tattooed sleeves are the first thing you will notice about him, and let's be honest - he looks alluring with his edgy villain look.
Lil Peep And The Face Tattoos
It's not some big news that the rapper has more than 30 tattoos on his body.
However, there is a funny story about some of the tattoos he added on his neck and face, such as the horseshoe, which he decided to get for good luck, and the "A" on his cheek that stands for anarchy.
Angelina Jolie From The Block
The Lara Croft lady finally showed her true colors.
Since her beginnings in Hollywood, Angelina was well-known to the audience for her rock-and-roll style, which she refined through the years.
She blossomed into a subtle and tender beauty, but lately, she decided to nurture her edgy side more.
Counting more than 30 tattoos on her body, one of Angelina's most iconic tattoos is the Buddhist spell on her left shoulder and the phrase Know your rights on the base of her neck.
Last but not least, she got the coordinates of where each of her six children was born, all on her left arm.
Ariana Grande After Forgetting That She Ever Was On Nickelodeon
The famous singer who recently got married to the real estate agent Dalton Gomez had some of her best childhood days on Nickelodeon.
These days seems like Ariana's come a long way from her innocent pretty girl look, and she turned on the dark, edgy side.
The pocket Venus has over 40 tattoos, including all small tattoos all over her hands and her fingers. Her arms and rib cage are not an exception.
Some of her most famous creations include large butterflies hugging her upper arm and the crescent moon and sun on her hand.
Scarlett Johansson That You Used To Know
Scarlett has never shown a sign that she could be a tattoo lover herself. Still, she surprised her fans by revealing that she has tattoos on her back, ankles, and rib cage.
Moreover, she made sure to parade on the Red carpet with both of her signature tattoos, which she dedicated to her time as an Avenger in Marvel's movies.
She got a decadent rose branch on her back and a little lamb.
Tattoo lovers from all over the world - unite. And let's discuss which ones are your favorite pieces.