Skip To Content
  • Viral badge
  • Yasss badge

24 Tattooed Seniors Answer The Question: "What Will It Look Like In 40 Years?"

So badass.

1. When deciding to get a tattoo, it's hard not to think about what your piece will look like when you get older.

Your grandkids would never think you were a dork.

2. But doesn't this look awesome?

So sexy.

3. And this?

Flickr / Carey Gough

Not your average grandpa.

4. And this neck?

Her neck piece brings all the boys to the yard.

5. Carrying your art with you can bring so much confidence.

Because you've made a commitment to these symbols.

6. Chest tattoos will look baller.

Exhibit A.

7. So baller.

Exhibit B.

8. And sure, there are all those warnings about getting tattoos...

So many fears.

9. Like that they'll get saggy. / Via

No sagging here.

10. Or you'll tire of them.

11. There's also the question of how you'll ever look professional again?

But you get to decide when you show them off and when you cover them up.

12. You'll always look so effortlessly awesome.

Can we be friends?

13. And no one will ever pick a fight with you.

Even if you're the sweetest old person ever, they still won't mess.

14. And sleeves will always look beautiful.

So striking.

15. And you can cover full-body pieces when you want to.

That's what clothes are for.

16. And those pieces that you loved when you were younger...

Maybe they had significance to you or maybe you just thought they looked awesome.

17. They'll grow older with you...

Those vibrant colors, tho.

18. And maybe you'll add to them or take them away when the time feels right... / Via

Because their meaning is always evolving.

19. But they'll always be a part of you.

Hang out with me, please.

20. So badass.

Like, next-level badassery.

21. So, if you're thinking about getting a tattoo...

Twitter: @kennedydta / Via

And you're wondering what it'll look like when you're old...

22. Just do it.

23. These guys look awesome.

And so will you.