Literally so fine, you’ll wonder if it even hurts.
Truth is…it does.
But it is also concurrently empowering, transformative, and healing. While tattoos have been historically deemed intimidating to the populace, it has now become a widely accepted culture in the context of an artistic expression.
With the blooming K-Wave, here are 5 crazily fine artists that tattoo enthusiasts should totally check out when in Korea.
#1. Tattooist Hongdam
Instagram : @ilwonhongdam
Kakao ID : ilwolhongdam
Aces in fine lines, watercolour and flowers with a light touch of feminine flair.
#2. Tattooist Flower
Instagram : @tattooist_flower
Kakao ID : mini4965
This young tattooist’s credentials span from intricate letterings to surreally minimalistic watercolour and geometric designs.
#3. Tattooist Memento
Instagram : @memento_tattooist
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Insanely dark hyper realism portrait tattoos. Memento owns Inkholic Tattoo Studio located in the lavish Gangnam District that houses a few other multi-talented tattooists too.
#4. Sanlee Tattoo
Instagram : @sanleetattooer
Kakao ID : sanlee42
Email : email@example.com
Sanlee’s an award-winning artist specialising in monochrome and bold designs with celebrities like Jay Park and Jessi under her belt.
#5. Tattooist Zeen
Instagram : @tattooist_zeen
Kakao ID : tattooistzeen
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Mostly cos, daym son…he’s hot.
Whether you dream of having your pet lizard, a majestic Hulkbuster or a splash of watercolour inked across your back, these glorious artists will have your adventures sorted when you’re in Korea.