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Gone are the days of simple lettering, chinese characters and the usual cartoon character used as tattoo designs.

In recent years, having a tattoo means going for the most intricate and badass design inked on your body. And with a growing demand for unique and bold tattoo designs, tattoo artists have now also learned to go for 3D or hyperrealistic designs.

Each tattoo that you will see on this list will make your eyes pop. With the help of correct shading and some much-acknowledged artistry, the people bearing these hyperrealistic tattoos are sure to be proud to be flaunting their inked skin. We would too, if we had the guts to sit for hours while someone poked needles on our skin.

If you’re thinking of getting inked, maybe this showcase of awesome tatt designs will give you some much needed inspiration!

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WTF stuff can be found all over the Internet.

WTF photos, WTF videos, WTF facts…so let us add to the list with this collection of WTF tattoos. We try our best not to judge these people but… a tat of two giraffes doing the dirty on your chest?

Maybe they were drunk, going through an emotionally hard time, delusional, brain stopped working for some time or they simply wanted to make a statement… we’ll never know why these people opted to have such weird and bordering to ridiculous but super hilarious tattoos that will make you go “WTF???”

Go ahead, scroll down and enjoy!

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Do you have a tattoo and feel quite proud about it? Well these tattoos you’ll about to see will make you want to cover up yours.

Howstuffworks try to explain the simplest manner how tattoo artists create their works of art. Tattoos are done by injecting ink into a person’s skin. This is usually accomplished through an electrically powered tattoo machine that resembles and even sounds like a dental drill. It moves a solid needle up and down to punctuate the skin between 50 and 3,000 times per minute. The needle penetrates the skin by about a millimeter and deposits a drop of insoluble ink into the skin with each puncture. Ouch!

Now, tattoos has always been used as a form of artistic  expression for hundreds of years. Although in the past, tattoos has been used to depict some religious, cultural or political significance, nowadays tattoo designs come in diverse styles and designs covering pop culture to intricate typographies. And quite recently, 3D tattoos have become all the rage, making your flat I<3 MOM tattoo look like child’s play.

Awesome 3D tattoos coming right up!

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Is there such thing as a subtle tattoo?

Cue in white ink tattoos. The beauty about being inked in white is that you can have your tatt placed in the most obvious places of your body, but still maintains a hint of mystery and subtlety to it.

Check out these stunning white ink tattoos for inspiration.

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Lacey Lady

This lace- and mehndi-inspired piece goes all the way down it's wearer's arm making a gorgeous delicate sleeve.

This lace- and mehndi-inspired piece goes all the way down it’s wearer’s arm making a gorgeous delicate sleeve.

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Stories of the heart

Wrists seem to be one of the most popular placements for white ink tattoos.

Wrists seem to be one of the most popular placements for white ink tattoos.

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Loops and Leaves

Chest pieces tend to be very noticeable, but white ink allows for an ornate yet subtle look.

Chest pieces tend to be very noticeable, but white ink allows for an ornate yet subtle look.

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White Rose

The overall placement adds to the cuteness.

The overall placement adds to the cuteness.

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Somewhere, somehow

Delicate and simple.

Delicate and simple.

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Snow White

How do you tattoo frozen water? White ink. Problem solved.

How do you tattoo frozen water? White ink. Problem solved.

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Arm Full of Flowers

The design of this tattoo is artistic and delicate on its own, but in white ink it provides an even softer look.

The design of this tattoo is artistic and delicate on its own, but in white ink it provides an even softer look.

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Love Love Love

Finger tattoos are becoming more and more popular and white ink help make them more subtle.

Finger tattoos are becoming more and more popular and white ink help make them more subtle.

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Round Your Finger

Couples considering matching tattoos/wedding band ink might considering opting for white ink.

Couples considering matching tattoos/wedding band ink might considering opting for white ink.

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High Contrast

White ink tattoos on darker skin? Stunning.

White ink tattoos on darker skin? Stunning.

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Bedazzled

Surface piercings incorporated into tattoos, and white ink tattoos at that! Bold and feminine at the same time.

Surface piercings incorporated into tattoos, and white ink tattoos at that! Bold and feminine at the same time.

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Written on the Wrist

Love the playful font.

Love the playful font.

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Your vs. You’re

People just don't get the difference between 'your' and 'you're'

People just don’t get the difference between ‘your’ and ‘you’re’

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Comedy of errors?

If only tragedy was spelt correctly, this would be a cool tattoo

If only tragedy was spelt correctly, this would be a cool tattoo

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Does it really?

it's get better does sound kinda folksy. Doesn't it?

it’s get better does sound kinda folksy. Doesn’t it?

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Life go or goes?

Really???

Really???

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You only LIVE once

Should have simply gone with Yolo :)

Should have simply gone with Yolo 🙂

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Lord give me strenth

Shame the needle didn't come with a spell check.

Shame the needle didn’t come with a spell check.

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Never don’t stop

Because if you never don't give up then you always won't succeed. Or something.

Because if you never don’t give up then you always won’t succeed. Or something.

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Birth of Tradgedy

The beauty part may be in the eye of the beholder, the tragedy however, is readily apparent.

The beauty part may be in the eye of the beholder, the tragedy however, is readily apparent.

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Remember the Sabbaht…

But then again, not caring about the "system" is super metal.

But then again, not caring about the “system” is super metal.

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Pee in a pod

Whatever you're into, as long as it's consensual, we won't judge.

Whatever you’re into, as long as it’s consensual, we won’t judge.

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Grammar knuckle fail

My next what? My next restraining order?

My next what? My next restraining order?

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Prome being short for…???

First of all, you know you've peaked early in life when you get a tatt like this. Secondly, because you certainly weren't the Valedictorian.

First of all, you know you’ve peaked early in life when you get a tatt like this. Secondly, because you certainly weren’t the Valedictorian.

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To Two Too

This looks like one of those aptitude tests: "Dream is to big as apple is to _____".

This looks like one of those aptitude tests: “Dream is to big as apple is to _____”.

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I before E

Yes, definitely, belive! Don't bedie, or whatever the opposite of beliving is.

Yes, definitely, belive! Don’t bedie, or whatever the opposite of beliving is.

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A rose by any other name

We really appreciate the crossing-out-and-correcting that was done here. But, you're going to have to do it at least one more time.

We really appreciate the crossing-out-and-correcting that was done here. But, you’re going to have to do it at least one more time.

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