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Tattoo Artists Cover Breast Cancer Survivors’ Scars With Beautiful Tattoos

Tattoo Artists Cover Breast Cancer Scars

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Mastectomies, or surgical removals of all or part of a breast, can be life-saving procedures for people suffering from or at risk of developing breast cancer, but the scars they leave behind can be both physical and psychological. For some women, tattooing their post-mastectomy breasts has become a powerful way to reclaim what was lost.

A website called P.Ink has helped tattoo artists connect with women who want to tattoo their mastectomy scars. One such tattoo artist, David Allen, had inspiring things to say about the process; “What was clinical became beautiful again… we turned sterile into sensual. We took back control.”

 

Tattoo Artists Cover Breast Cancer Survivors’ Scars With Beautiful Tattoos

 

 

 

 

 

Tattoo Artists Cover Breast Cancer Survivors’ Scars With Beautiful Tattoos

 

 

 

 

Tattoo Artists Cover Breast Cancer Survivors’ Scars With Beautiful Tattoos

 

 

 

 

Tattoo Artists Cover Breast Cancer Survivors’ Scars With Beautiful Tattoos

 

 

 

Tattoo Artists Cover Breast Cancer Survivors’ Scars With Beautiful Tattoos

 

 

 

 

Tattoo Artists Cover Breast Cancer Survivors’ Scars With Beautiful Tattoos

For more information on how best to support a loved one with cancer, read the full support guide. To find out more about cancer and support, contact CANSA. For more information on dread disease cover, visit www.sanlam.co.za.

 

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