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Usually, wearing plasters can be pretty annoying — no one wants to see a neutral strip of gauze peeking out from their skirt's hemline or shoe's t-strap. So when we saw plaster tattoos popping up on our Instagram feeds, we were a little sceptical.
But after we took a second look, we found that this design is chic as ever. That's because not only does this whimsical ink speak to us on an aesthetic level, it also packs a deeper, emotional meaning.
If you're a clumsy girl who always seems to be suffering from paper cuts or random bruises, this look brings a graceful touch to your inelegant habits. But for others, these designs are more than whimsical — a few have added the Semicolon Project tag to their plaster ink Instagrams, which symbolises the wearer's ability to persevere through depression and mental health issues.
Regardless of the reason, boo-boo tattoos just might heal your ink rut.