Ideas
Explore the world's #1 largest database of ideas and innovations, with over 400,000 inspiring examples.
Insights
Uncover major shifts and emerging opportunities with our exclusive PRO research.
Trend Reports
Discover why 750 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join over 200,000 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Books
Join 20,000,000+ people getting better and faster with our New York Times Bestselling methods, best innovation books & keynote videos.
Dashboard
Get special access to premium content, topic tracking and customizable tools through our AI-powered Dashboard.
AI
Learn how the Trend Hunter harnesses the power of artificial intelligence.
Assessment
Enhance your innovation potential with a deeper understanding of your unique innovation archetype and how your organization benchmarks.
Overview
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Keynotes & Workshops
Empower your team with the insights and frameworks they need to innovate better and faster.
Custom Research
Get fast, customized trend reports, presentations and deep dives 20x faster than traditional research.
Plans
Get started today with a free consultation, our self-serve tools, or a dedicated program.
Jeremy Gutsche
Ignite your event with our CEO, a NY Times Bestselling Author and one of the top innovation keynote speakers.
Our Team of Futurists
Inspire your group with our most popular speakers on innovation, trends, change and futurism.
Contact
Get in touch to learn more, ask a question or submit a tip.
About Us
Learn more about Trend Hunter and how we accelerate innovation.
FAQ
Get answers to common questions about Trend Hunter.
Community
Stay on the cutting-edge with the help of the Trend Hunter community.
Team
Meet the team trusted by hundreds of leading businesses worldwide.
Jobs
Find opportunities to accelerate your career with the #1 Trend Firm.
Internships
Grow your professional skillset in an award-winning workplace.
News
Catch up on noteworthy Trend Hunter news and media mentions.
Join
Build a portfolio and put your trend-spotting abilities to the test.
Advertising
Supercharge your marketing by partnering with Trend Hunter.
Portfolio
Visit your public portfolio and browse your past articles.
Add a Trend
Write up an article and showcase your trend-spotting skills.
My Trends
Edit your articles and see how they stack up on the leaderboards.
Settings
Edit your profile, connect your social media accounts, and more.
Add a trend, customize your dashboard, or track topics.
Future Festival
World Summit
Learn why 97% of people rate it "the best innovation conference ever".
1-Day Innovation Events
Explore our 2019 tour dates and find the best city to inspire your team.
Custom Events
Bring Future Festival to your team or event with our custom programming.
Search our database of over 390,000 cutting edge ideas.
SAMPLE CONSUMER INSIGHTS - Subscribe to access 8,250 more

Bolder Tattoocations

No longer afraid of losing work, people get louder in self-expression

Implications - People are abandoning fear of judgment and rejection and are expressing their individuality without inhibition. Job cuts are ending the pursuit to appease; the resulting rebellion and refusal to conform to societal norms are being backed by tremendous social praise. To connect with these consumers, businesses must grant freedom for self-expression.
6.8
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
Patterns
Megatrends
12 Featured, 75 Examples:
16,244,997 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Jun 09 — Sep 09
Trending:
Viral

Featured Examples

Zipped-Up Tattoos
Zipped-Up Tattoos
Inking Zippers to Enhance Scars
These are some of the best examples of tattoos interacting with the human body I have seen, and it is a really positive message too. All of these zipper tattoos are placed around existing and old scarring,… MORE
Armpit Tattoos
Armpit Tattoos
Underarm Flower Bouquet Ink on Pretty Hipsters in Toronto
These days, tattooing is fairly mainstream, but when I saw these armpit tattoos on Chandel Bodner at an art show in Toronto, I stopped in my tracks. According to Bodner, armpit tattoos are fairly common… MORE
Full-Face Tattoos
Full-Face Tattoos
Unusual, In-Your-Face Tattoo Designs That Cover Daring Heads
This is a collection of a most extreme form of tattooing which involves total face and neck designs. While I have touched on this in a previous article, it was not on such a hardcore level. These people… MORE
Unique Wing Tattoos
Unique Wing Tattoos
from Eagle Wing Tattoos to Life Sized Human Butterfly Wings
We've seen angel wing tattoos and butterfly tattoos, but this gallery looks at some more unique wing tattoos such as phoenix, fairy and eagle tattoos. While we've also included more mainstream body art… MORE
Inked Pin-Up Studios
Inked Pin-Up Studios
666photography Has Handmade Costumes, Props & Burlesque Tattoos
666photography has clever vintage ideas, beautifully mixing old and new styles. With the help of old-school theater style sets, hand-painted backdrops and retro costumes, 666photography is able to transform… MORE
Manga Tattoos
Manga Tattoos
Japanese Cartoon Ink, from Super Heroes to Cute Anime Faces
We've seen everything from Patrick Swayze tattoos to braille tattoos, so manga tattoos really don't seem that far fetched; in fact, with the popularity of Japanese cartoons, it's surprising we don't see… MORE
Inked Cleavage
Inked Cleavage
Chest Tattoos are Becoming a Sexy Lady Label for the Firm and Wrinkled
Tattoos can be both attractive and unattractive (placement is key). As you will see from the collection of cleavage tattoos, this theory remains true. The arrangement of tattoos is an up and coming innovation… MORE
Anatomical Tattoos
Anatomical Tattoos
Ink Art that Gives the False Impression of Revealing Inner Organs
These anatomical tattoos are art pieces that appear reveal the inner parts of the people being photographed. We have seen how prevalent anatomical art and design have become, and these anatomical tattoos… MORE
Tattooed Temples
Tattooed Temples
Temple Tattoos Are a (Slightly) More Subtle Facial Tattoo
This slideshow of temple tattoos doesn't involve a place of religious worship, but rather the area on the head between the eye and the ear. Judging from the sheer amount and variety of temple tattoos in… MORE
Leg Splitting Tattoos
Leg Splitting Tattoos
These Armpit Tattoos Take Ink Art to Another Level
These armpit tattoos are definitely one-of-a-kind, as they feature a woman's legs split down a man's upper arms. This rude tattoo isn't the classiest ink art I've seen, but it definitely should be praised… MORE
Bacon Tattoos
Bacon Tattoos
Man Shares Love for Bacon with the World
Yes, the tattoos shown above are real. The first image comes from a man known as FriendlyFire who took to his Flickr page to show off his bacon love and his ink. The tattoo apparently came about after… MORE
Luminous Patterned Heads
Luminous Patterned Heads
Glow-in-the-Dark Tattoos Come Alive When Lights go Out
These glow-in-the-dark tattoos show a unique way to express yourself and ink your skin. These tats will probably appeal to people who have overbearing parents who will more or less disown them if they… MORE

Related Trend Reports & Custom Market Research

Related Examples

Dead Celebrity Tats
Dead Celebrity Tats
From a Patrick Swayze Tattoo to Badass Bob Barker Ink
DJ Tribute Tattoos
DJ Tribute Tattoos
Kat Von D Inks DJ Fashen With a DJ AM Tattoo
Explosive Body Art
Explosive Body Art
Tattoos Inked With A Bang
Grilliant Ink Designs
Grilliant Ink Designs
Burger Tattoos for Permanent Fast Food Enjoyment
Tattooed Camel Toes
Tattooed Camel Toes
Satirical Toettoos Are a Permanent Play on Words
Tattooed Underpants
Tattooed Underpants
Man Replaces Clothing With Tattoos for Full Public Exposure
Tattooed Gamer Soles
Tattooed Gamer Soles
Mario and Luigi Are Inked On the Bottom of a Person's Feet
Tragic Tattoos
Tragic Tattoos
Incorrectly Spelled Tattoos Mortify Purchasers, Become Viral on the Web
Pacman Rears
Pacman Rears
Bizarre Lower Back Tattoos that Take a Crack at Creativity
30 Tattoos That Teach
30 Tattoos That Teach
Permanent Ink With a Lesson, from Literature to Math & Science
Fantasy Creature Ink
Fantasy Creature Ink
Unique Gargoyle Tattoo Designs, From Freaky to Ethereal
Embroidery Tattoos
Embroidery Tattoos
Glitch-Vixen Gets Her Grandma's Needlework Permanently Inked
Inked Brides
Inked Brides
Offbeat Bride 'Altars' Tattooed Matrimonial Misconceptions
Blogs for Brutal Tattoos
Blogs for Brutal Tattoos
'Ugliest Tattoos: A Gallery of Regrets' Has the Best of the Worst
Tanning Tattoos
Tanning Tattoos
‘Skin' Releases a Teen-Beach Couture Line for Girls With a Badass Side
Tattooed Watches
Tattooed Watches
Subdermal Implant Keeps Francesco Savini on Time
Violent Film Tattoos
Violent Film Tattoos
10 Inked Dedications to Stanley Kubrick's Clockwork Orange
Patriotic Tattoos
Patriotic Tattoos
Celebrate the 4th of July by Showing Your Love for Your Country
play_circle_filled Carnivorous iPhone Apps
Carnivorous iPhone Apps
iBacon is Purely for Meat-Loving Mobile Users
Killer Hamster Tattoos
Killer Hamster Tattoos
Prick Online Features an Unusual Virtual Gallery
Doodled Tattoos
Doodled Tattoos
Whimsical Ink Designs From Lionel Fahy
Childish Tattoos
Childish Tattoos
Yann Travaille's Designs Look Like Crayon Scribbles
Fake Naughty Tattoos
Fake Naughty Tattoos
Real Man Nipple Incorporated With Pin-Up Girl Body Ink
Faux Skinless Faces
Faux Skinless Faces
Photo Manipulations by Alberto Seveso Show Tattoo Fakery
Scary Staretography
Scary Staretography
Madisyn Ritland Has Eerie Eyes for Marie Claire Italia
Freaky Facettoo Fails
Freaky Facettoo Fails
Kimberley Vlaminck Sues Tattoo Artist for 56-Star Mistake
13 Geektastic Tattoos
13 Geektastic Tattoos
From Pacman Levels to RSS Feeds
Inked Mythological Power Symbols
Inked Mythological Power Symbols
Rising Phoenix Tattoos as Statements of Rebirth
Human Belly Branding
Human Belly Branding
Is Scarification (Burning Patterns into Skin) the New Tattoo?
Meat Suits
Meat Suits
Jia Jam's Real Bacon And Salami Dress for Aqua Teen Hunger Force
125 Niche Tattoos
125 Niche Tattoos
Bizarre & Beautiful Tattoo Ideas, From 3D Designs to Glow-in-the-Dark Ink
Elegant Tattoography
Elegant Tattoography
Brian Cummings' ‘Bodies of Work' is Breathtaking
Food Fight Figurines
Food Fight Figurines
Mr. Bacon Vs. Monsieur Tofu Posable Character Set
Sizzling Bacon Scents
Sizzling Bacon Scents
The Bacon Air Freshener is What We Really Want
12 Ways to Show Off Your Back
12 Ways to Show Off Your Back
From Backless Dresses to Angel Wing Tattoos
Carnivorous Candy
Carnivorous Candy
Savor the Taste of Breakfast With Bacon Gumballs
Stinging Tattoos
Stinging Tattoos
Buzzing Bee Ink Lets Summer Last Year-Round
Bacon Shoes
Bacon Shoes
Keds Makes a Mouthwatering Pair of Breakfast Kicks
Tattoo-Piercing Hybrids
Tattoo-Piercing Hybrids
Tribal Body Armor Emerges as Brand New Mod
Carnivorous Cocktails
Carnivorous Cocktails
Bacon-Flavored Vodka Sales Soar in Alcohol Market
Flowering Tattoos
Flowering Tattoos
Permanent Ink With Roots in the Garden
Modern Pin-Up Branding
Modern Pin-Up Branding
Masuimi Max iPods, Make Up & Poker Chips
Bikini Camo
Bikini Camo
ScarArt Tattoos Help Beach Body Blues for Women With Scars
Greasy Soap
Greasy Soap
Bacon Flu Soap Reminds you to Wash Away Germs
Anatomical Tattoo Covers
Anatomical Tattoo Covers
Anna Michell's Body Mod-Inspired Shoot for TANK Magazine
Time-Traveling Photo Shoots
Time-Traveling Photo Shoots
Celebs Travel Back to the 1950s as Pin-Ups
Alien Ink
Alien Ink
These Extraterrestrial Tattoos Are Out of This World
Octopus & Squid Tattoos
Octopus & Squid Tattoos
These Tattoos Represent a Different Kind of Squid Ink
Geeky Battle Scars
Geeky Battle Scars
Nerdy Scarification For Really Dedicated Technology Fans
Fictional Icon Inking
Fictional Icon Inking
Bewitching Harry Potter Tattoos Celebrate a Teen Icon
Prison Tattoos
Prison Tattoos
DIY Inking From Behind Bars With Home-Made Needles and Guns
Burlesque Tribute Exhibits
Burlesque Tribute Exhibits
“Bettie Page: Heaven Bound” Celebrates the Pin-Up Icon
Niche Tattoo Blogs
Niche Tattoo Blogs
Online Collection of Owl Tattoos for Those Who Give a Hoot
Frightening Facial Tattoos
Frightening Facial Tattoos
From Permanently-Inked Gashes to Tattooed Bone Eyebrows
Artistic Scarring
Artistic Scarring
Are Human Branding and Scarification The New Tattoo?
31 Examples of Bacon Love
31 Examples of Bacon Love
Proving That Pork Passions Are Everywhere
Creepy Tattoos
Creepy Tattoos
Inked Designs That Freak You Out
Body Art of the Stars
Body Art of the Stars
10 Celebrity Tattoos and Piercings Fans Are Eager to Emulate
25 Signs You're an Obsessive Fan
25 Signs You're an Obsessive Fan
From Autograph Tattoos to Sports Team Cemeteries
29 Number and Texttoos
29 Number and Texttoos
From Megan Fox's Ex Boyfriend Tattoo to Collaborative Story Tattoos
Illustrated Naughty Pin-Ups
Illustrated Naughty Pin-Ups
Charlie's Angels, Meet Garv's Girls
Retro-Style Headpieces
Retro-Style Headpieces
Sizzling Hot Pin-Up Style Fascinators Make A Fashion Comeback
Playful Pin-Ups
Playful Pin-Ups
Fun and Fanciful Retro-Inspired ‘Modern Pin-Up Girls With Animals'
Human Angels
Human Angels
Inking Wings For Spiritual Guidance on Your Back
Ink Masterpieces
Ink Masterpieces
One-of-a-Kind Illustrative Tattoos Fit for Framing
Anti-Whaling Body Art
Anti-Whaling Body Art
Greenpeace Tattoos Turn Bodies Into Canvases of Protest
Emotional Healing Tattoos
Emotional Healing Tattoos
Inked Breasts To Hide Scars, Celebrate Femininity
play_circle_filled 24 Shocking Tattoos
24 Shocking Tattoos
3D Tattoos, Glow in The Dark Ink and Hot Tattoos
1940s-Style Fashion Shoots
1940s-Style Fashion Shoots
'Hollywood Pin-ups' Includes Olsen Twins
Scars Instead of Tattoos
Scars Instead of Tattoos
Ink-Free Body Art
Blacklight-Reactive Body Art (UPDATE)
Blacklight-Reactive Body Art (UPDATE)
Glow in the Dark Tattoos
Camouflaging Self-Harm Scars
Camouflaging Self-Harm Scars
Body Reclamation Provides Fresh Slate
Pin-Up Lingerie (SNEAK PEEK)
Pin-Up Lingerie (SNEAK PEEK)
WonderBra by Dita Von Teese
Armpit Hair Shirt
Armpit Hair Shirt
Natürlich Nerz T-Shirt
Glow in the Dark Tattoos
Glow in the Dark Tattoos