Need to hide an ugly scar? Get a tattoo

Ms Sumithra Debi, who is trained in scar camouflage, doing a cover-up tattoo on a client at her studio last month.
Ms Sumithra Debi, who is trained in scar camouflage, doing a cover-up tattoo on a client at her studio last month.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

Scar camouflage in greater demand now compared with 5 years ago, say tattoo artists

A ballerina dances along an uneven line formed by the scar on Nedra's left arm.

The 5cm scar, which the 29-year-old sustained in a motorcycle accident years ago, sits perfectly in the cover-up tattoo she got last July.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 16, 2019, with the headline 'Need to hide an ugly scar? Get a tattoo'. Print Edition | Subscribe