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People Are Getting Constellations Tattooed On Their Face

Tattoos are gradually becoming more acceptable in everyday life as people begin to see them as creative expressions of self. Another area of tattoos that has really kicked off has been cosmetic tattoos. 

Certain cosmetic tattoo trends such as eyebrow feathering a freckle tattoos have already been a hit in 2017.

Now, Jessika Knapik of Depot Town Tattoo has invented a style of cosmetic tattooing called AstroFrecks. 

A part of AstroFrecks includes tattooing star constellations within her client's freckles using semi-permanent ink.

The tattoos do fade over time due to the semi-permanent ink and tattoo process. Different pigments, applications and techniques - which are less harsh on the skin - are used.  

“Cosmetic tattoo artists are trained a little more in aesthetic - beauty, face shapes, brow shapes. Cosmetic tattooing is also semi-permanent, so this won’t last forever," Jessika told Bustle.

"It’s perfect for freckles, because the older ones will be fainter and the newer ones will be darker, exactly like real freckles. And if you’re sick of it, you just stop getting touch-ups and go back to how your face was before.”

The sneaky incorporation of a constellation could be a great tribute to a loved one without getting an obvious tattoo elsewhere on your body. 

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