Tattoos are a beautiful artform and an even more beautiful way of expressing oneself. Ask anyone why they picked their first tattoo or the meaning of any other tattoos and you will learn a lot about them.
Unfortunately, not everyone appreciates body ink. Chances are we've all been warned about tattoos costing us career opportunities and regretting it later on. However, these celebrities show us that tattoos are nothing to be fussy about and that they can even be classy!
1. Arci Munoz
Arci Munoz a.k.a. Ramona Thornes of Philia had her band's insignia inked on her forearm. She also got a tattoo of a cherry blossom to highlight her character's romantic personality in Always Be My Maybe.
2. Ellen Adarna
Not only does Ellen Adarna have the Serenity Prayer on her rib cage but she also has the word "Freedom" inked on her hip surrounded by seven Adarna birds that represent her family. Who knew Ellen was such a sentimental lady?
3. Solenn Heussaff
With a simple rosary tattooed around her ankle and a monochromatic image of the Virgin Mary inked on her side, Solenn's love for God is forever inscribed on her skin.
4. Coleen Garcia
The anchor tattoo on her back is of her own design. The anchor represented her strength and stability she embodied through the trials she faced throughout her life, while the butterfly tattoo is dedicated to her beloved lola.
5. Maxene Magalona
There's no question that the late Francis Magalona will forever remain in her daughters' hearts. The words inked on Maxine Magalona's wrist read "le fille à papa" which is French for "Daddy's girl."
After seeing all these beautiful and meaningful tats, we think we can all agree that it's time to throw away the social stigma against tattoos! Don't be afraid to flaunt that body art!
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Banner Photography from Coleen Garcia