They’re mighty fine.
Lauren Winzer is a 27-year-old Australian tattoo artist, based at Hunter and Fox Tattoo in Beaconsfield. She’s flawless, fierce, and knows her shit, which is why she’s the perfect person to tell you all about delicate tattoos.
“The delicate, fine tattoo is really popular right now because the style has opened up a greater audience for tattoos,” she told BuzzFeed Life. “So many more people are being tattooed because they now realise they don’t have to get something huge.”
First thing’s first: It’s important to know that all tattoo artists can work with fine lines, but not all do.
“There’s a bit more risk with smaller lines because there’s less space for correcting,” says Winzer. “But it’s the same fundamental principals as any other tattoos. You need to be precise and steady.”
While all tattoos ~technically~ last forever, delicate tattoos may be more likely to change.
“It really depends on the person, but as skin moves, stretches, and grows, finer tattoos can become harder to read in time,” says Winzer.
You can get a delicate tattoo anywhere on your body.