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Tattoo 2.0

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Tattoo cover-ups are one option for people who regret their choice of skin art. (Courtesy of West Side Tattoo)


Tattoo artists create a new focal point in a cover-up in order to draw attention away from the old image. (Courtesy of West Side Tattoo)

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The soaring popularity of tattoos, especially among young people, has led to more than a few regrets. Removal is difficult and expensive, so more artists now specialize in covering an old, unwanted tattoo with a new one.