Glow In The Dark Tattoos Are Officially A Thing

Glow in the dark tattoos

Want to get the most rave-friendly tattoo known to man? Well head down to your local tattoo parlour and ask for one of these blacklight or UV designs. You'll shine in no time...

If you'd love a tattoo but you're a tad terrified about regretting your decision, this could be a solution. 

The latest craze on Instagram is to use UV ink, meaning a tattoo is barely perceptible in natural light but shines under a backlight - the sort you find at nightclubs and concert venues.

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We'd recommend speaking to your local tattoo artist about the whole thing first, but if you're determined to glow here are some great designs to spark your imagination...

Decorate your hands

Instead of wearing rings just have a couple tattooed on. Job done!

Like lightning 

For something a little bit more subtle try this bolt design on your inner wrist or ankle.  


A photo posted by Harrison DeCecco (@dececco780) onDec 7, 2015 at 9:10pm PST


Harry Potter takeover

Instagram has gone wild for glowing Harry Potter tattoos, especially around the theme of the Marauders Map. Check out this brilliant example...


A video posted by Shelby (@shelby.legue) onJan 22, 2016 at 8:38pm PST


A little bit more magic…

Or have a little spell inked on your wrist, like this brilliant Lumos design...


Give your hands a makeover

We love this henna art-inspired design…imagine it when the lights go down at a music festival!


Star signs

For all the horoscope fans out there...


Shine bright like a diamond

UV ink doesn't just come in blue, it's also available in varying pink and red shades. What do you make of this multi-colour diamond design? 


A photo posted by Shane G. Hummer (@lottatats76) onOct 25, 2015 at 7:58pm PDT


For the Disney fans!

Want to declare your love for Disney but don't want the office taking the Mickey (pun definitely intended!), then this is for you. 


A photo posted by Kristy Koback (@kristyann_) onFeb 12, 2015 at 6:07pm PST


What do you think? Would you consider a UV blacklight tattoo?