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These Garbage Tattoos Are Almost Too Bad To Believe

Darren September 7, 2023

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Most significant others don’t want to think about their partner’s previous relationships. They’d prefer not to have reminders of their exes around the place. Unfortunately, this man didn’t get the memo because he decided to commemorate his past girlfriends uniquely. Check out the photo below to see what he did.


Only time will tell if Laura receives a line through her name. We appreciate that the fonts improved with each relationship. It’s funny but it’s also a terrible idea because we can’t imagine his romantic partners loving it. Imagine the jokes about being next that they must endure (via Cheezburger).

Don’t Judge Me

It’s fair to assume that God is judging this young man very harshly right now. This tattoo typo is one of the most painful we’ve ever seen. Meanwhile, what has the Grim Reaper got to do with anything? Some tattoos seem like great ideas at the time and we’re sure that this was one of them.

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But then the recipient wakes up the next morning with an itchy pain and realizes what they’ve inflicted on themselves. There’s nothing wrong with tattoos but there are some shocking ones out there. Think before getting one to avoid ending up on lists like this one. Nobody wants that (via Tide Fans).

Fantasy or Nightmare?

This is one of the most appalling garbage tattoos ever. Did a child design this because it appears as if it came from a scrapbook? No self-respecting professional artist would inflict this on another human being. We’re assuming that the victim loves The Lord of the Rings but they probably didn’t want an orc to draw it.

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The castle is one of the worst things we’ve ever seen because it’s so amateurish. Meanwhile, what do we even say about the dragon soaring overhead? This was also a very painful tattoo because we can see the red inflammation across the person’s back. There’s nothing positive to say about this nightmare (via The Sun).

Circle It

Everybody knows that it isn’t easy to draw a perfect circle. Protractors exist for this reason because it’s so difficult. It’s crucial to go to a good tattoo artist for straight lines and circles or they can be a disaster. This artist drew nine circles in the image below but none of them are correct.


They wanted to represent the phases of the moon but instead, it looks like they drew Japanese rice balls. These wonky shapes are an insult to astronomy because they’re so bad. This is also a massive tattoo that stretches the entire way up the recipient’s arm. It’s not going to be easy to hide this monstrosity (via Imgur).

Face Failure

We’ve already spoken about face tattoos and how they’re a commitment to a certain life. Some rappers pull them off or UFC champions like Sean O’Malley. But they’re few and far between. Another important point is that small and subtle ones usually work best. Unfortunately, this fool didn’t get the memo.


It looks like he allowed a toddler to take a pen and scribble all over his face and neck. Who knows what this represents but who cares because it’s so dumb. We’ve no sympathy for these types of people because it’s such a bad self-inflicted life choice. They can’t blame us for judging them (via Reddit).

Hakuna Matata

Here’s another Lion King tattoo that left people shaking their heads. One glance isn’t enough to understand how bad this is because most of the picture is okay. It’s not the sharpest rendition of Mustafa, Simba, and Pumba but it’s not horrific. However, look at Timon the meerkat.


It’s as if the artist stopped caring because they simply doodled a tiny monstrosity. Surely, they could do better because the rest of the tattoo isn’t that bad. But this Timon is hilariously bad and we almost hope that they keep him. It’s probably not good for the artist’s portfolio but it’s still funny (via Reddit).

Somke Weed

Here’s another classic tattoo misspelling. It’s wonderful how artists continue to deliver shocking results. This person enjoys smoking marijuana. They decided to celebrate the herb by inking it onto their body for posterity. Meanwhile, they added a caption so there was no doubt about their favorite activity.


But the results make it one of the most garbage tattoos ever. Nonetheless, we quite like it because the typo fits the generally terrible design. This isn’t good work but there’s something very endearing about how bad it is. Some bad tattoos are plain awful but others are fun like this one (via Reddit).

The King

Elvis Presley is one of the most iconic musical artists in history. Unsurprisingly, many people choose Elvis-inspired tattoos because they love his lyrics and style. But choosing a performer’s face is a different situation because it’s a risky move. Especially when the artist appears to love potatoes more than people.


There’s no disputing the fact that this appears to be a potato with a face. If that’s what they were going for then it’s a fantastic tattoo but somehow we don’t think that’s what they had in mind. It’s an original design but not in a good way. Maybe they’re happy with it because it means something special but we’re dubious (via Reddit).

Dumb Dates

We’ve seen some garbage tattoos on this list but this is down there with the worst of them. Somebody decided to tattoo every concert date that they attended. There’s something incredibly cringe about this, especially when we see the list of names with Nickelback being a polarizing choice.


What will they do when they run out of space? Maybe they’ll start putting them on their belly instead. It would be cheaper to buy a t-shirt from every concert instead of etching names onto their body. This is a weird one and we’re not quite sure about their logic. But good luck to them because they’ve had decades to think about it (via Cheezburger).

Facebook Famous

Some tattoo artists should take a look in the mirror and question their existence. The customer isn’t always right and the artist has a responsibility to tell them if it’s a bad idea. But some unscrupulous tattooists take the money without asking any questions. It’s not their problem so they don’t care.

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That’s why this man has ‘Facebook Famous’ on his neck. We hope he enjoys the rest of his life flipping burgers because he’s never going to amount to anything else. There are no words to describe how bad this is because it’s so cringe. The only thing that would make this worse is if he went for Twitter instead (via The Sun).

Too Cool For School

It’s a shame that this person didn’t spend more time in school because it might have spared their blushes. Maybe they wouldn’t have a place on this list of garbage tattoos. This has a generally terrible design as well as an ironic spelling mistake that is hilariously mad. We wonder if they did it intentionally.


It’s possible that they accepted this terrible design because they thought it was quirky and fun. If that’s the case then no problem because they have a sense of humor. Not everybody would want it but there’s nothing wrong with individuality. However, it’s more likely that they completely lack any self-awareness (via BuzzFeed).

Where’s Wednesday?

Wednesday Addams is one of the most popular pop-fiction characters right now. The recent Netflix series Wednesday, starring Jenna Ortega, revived everybody’s favorite juvenile goth. One fan loved Wednesday so much that they decided to get a tattoo of the notorious Goth girl.

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But the result didn’t come out the way that they expected. This looks more like Gollum in a wig because it’s so bad. We’ve kicked off this list of garbage tattoos with a doozy because this is horrendous. Imagine being this person’s partner and waking up to those eyes staring at them every day (via The Sun).