All cover-up tattoo work is now being done by Captain Dave at Lake Arrowhead Tattoo.

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What Is A Cover Up Tattoo?

A cover up tattoo is a new design tattooed over the top of an existing tattoo so the old tattoo is no longer visible or is part of the new piece of art.

Basically, you’re getting a tattoo over a tattoo.

People Get To Cover Up Tattoos For Many Reasons, Including:

  • The original tattoo was poorly done
  • The tattoo is a reminder of a difficult time in a person’s life
  • The tattoo faded or looks dated
  • They realize that the tattoo is offensive
  • They want to incorporate the tattoo in a new design

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Tattoos should be permanent although there are times when a person walks out of a tattoo studio not proud of what they got. You can only deal with unwanted tattoo in two ways: tattoo cover up and removal.

Tattoo cover ups are the cheapest and they may also completely hide unwanted old tattoos with new and better designs. They may also incorporate some or each element of the old tattoo. The easiest tattoos to cover up are the lightest and the faded ones.

Sometimes it can be simple, where we can redo and add to an existing tattoo to change the look. In this case, the actual cover/ redo can be much smaller. We encourage you to come in and talk to us about finding your particular solution.

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