There is an epic collection of Harry Potter tattoos in the world. The genre is like fan fiction that people permanently etch on their skin. Most are pretty beautiful, but still a lot to carry around with you forever. Like, Emma Watson is gorgeous, but do you want to be the canvas for her face?
Some of these tattoos are just simple and elegant nods to the popular series:
Some are…some are frightening. I’m just going to say that these scare me, though I fully support the right to do whatever you want with your bod:
Having seen the full gamut of what people can do, I didn’t expect to be surprised by anything new in the world of fan tattoos. Reddit user Littlefart (tee hee) has change that with this post:
If you can’t tell from the picture, the only way to read the sentence, “I solemnly swear that I am up to no good,” is by putting the tattoo under a blacklight. Then they magically glow. It’s really a Marauder’s Map with a secret code.
There is some back-and-forth argument in the comments about whether or not luminescent inks are safe for tattoos, but one commenter sums up my feelings about it:
Life is risk, baby! Get the goofy tattoo you want today, especially if you’re already up to no good. [h/t Someecards]