Some people get tattoos to cover up scars from burns, cuts, birthmarks, amputations, and other injuries. Others use tattoos to incorporate those scars into art! It’s a way of celebrating the skin’s history, and often the person’s sense of humor, too. In the image above, tattoo artist Charlotte Glatt turned Linnea’s scar into the tractor beam of an alien abduction!
Tattoo artist Eric Catalano did a bang-up job giving fingernails to a man who had lost parts of two fingers. Bored Panda has a gallery of 68 clever tattoos that incorporate body anomalies.