Blackout Tattoos, the New Trend

MOVE over meaningful quotes and giant roses on your bum – the latest tattoo trend is “blackout”. The painful process involves covering up chunks of your body with intense black ink. It even has its own hashtag called #blackouttattoo which has 1,807 posts on Instagram. Under the label show “half sleeve”, a tattoo that covers up only half of the arm and “full sleeve” – which runs the entire length of an arm. Other popular blackout tattoos include full leg pieces, while others opted for inking smaller areas. While others went too far with one guy opted to get his entire back tattooed leaving little skin uninked in symmetrical lines.



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