• Nipple Tattoos

    Asked by teddyfuzz on Tuesday, October 2, 2012

    Nipple Tattoos

    I am toying with the idea of permanent nipple tattoos but I wanted to play around with something temporary for a while first. There is a website where you can buy temporary rub-on nipples: http://rubonnipples.com/ I bought some in different colors to try. They are a little bit sticky and I found that they didn't quite last the two weeks as stated on the website but they are fun to play with when I want to dress the girls up a little.

    Has anyone out there had permanent nipple tattoos? I've heard that tattoo shops do a better job than the plastic surgeon.

    7 Answers from the Community

    7 answers
    • debsweb18's Avatar

      I also orders the rubon nipples. They didn't last 2 weeks, but looked more real after a few days. For fun I also ordered flower tattoos from Amazon. Still haven't done the permanent tattoos yet. I had another adjustment surgery after my nipple reconstruction and now the nipple is too high. I haven't decided if I want another surgery or not so I'm holding off on the tattoos. I see my PS next week and may go get a consult about what a tattoo can do to make them more even. My PS sends her patient to someone. Not sure who yet. I know this doesn't help you, but........

      over 8 years ago
    • Nancebeth's Avatar

      I have 18 tattoos already and plan on getting the nipples and areolas tattooed on. If you want to see some amazing work, google Amy Black Tattoos and check her out. She is awesome. My tattoo artist is amazing as well. If you decide to get them tattooed, by all means, do your research and find someone who does amazing 3D work. But definitely go to a tattoo artist and not have them tattooed by your surgeon if you want them to look life like.

      over 8 years ago
    • Blepta's Avatar

      I had the tattoos done by a plastic surgeon, because it was easier to get my insurance to pay for it. I'm happy with the result. He had me come back four different times because he said they would be less likely to "disappear" this way. It might be true, they are still there after 3 years. I have very pale skin, and the color on the tattoos is pale pink, but when they were first done they looked like pepperonis sitting on my skin! They fade out after a couple months, and ow they look rather realistic.

      over 8 years ago
    • JudyW's Avatar

      A friend had the tattoos, and said they hurt a LOT! She is also not happy with the "permanently perked-up" nipples. She can never go braless unless she's prepared to show off the nipples. All in all, she's not happy she went through the nipple re-build, but she did say the tattoos hurt.

      over 8 years ago
    • Ydnar2xer's Avatar

      WOW. Wonders never cease online! I checked out the site and now will order some, too. My breast surgeon recommended "trying" fakie nipples before making the decision during reconstruction as well.

      As to going to a tattoo artist vs. the plastic surgeon, maybe it's my curmudgeonly old age for having this stereotype, but I have visions of baring my tender new chest to a burly-hairy-bare-armed-biker-dude tattoo artist--and I'd really have to think about that one before taking that plunge!

      over 8 years ago
    • Nancebeth's Avatar

      Oh and I also got the rub on nipples and because I am immature, I put them all on at once, like a dog. It was really funny, actually. If you can't laugh while you go through this...well, you know.
      Anyway, in response to Ydnar2xer, my tattoo artist is young, handsome, rather skinny, and not frightening at all. I am also assuming that although all tattoos hurt (I have 18, I know this...lol), the breast ones won't hurt as much, since I have little to no feeling in my breasts now anyway.

      over 8 years ago
    • karen1956's Avatar

      My PS recommended against tattoos for me as I had rads and some trouble with the pockets....but when I was looking into it, they had names of people who do tattoos and he was not in favor of tattoo shops.....I know there are some gals who have gone to NC to see someone who is supposed to be excellent...wish I could remember her name....But I don't have any of the finishing touches....

      over 8 years ago

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