9 Korean Tattoo Artists on Instagram that’ll make you want to get inked

Photos Credit: tattooist_yeon on Instagram

If you are travelling to Korea this summer, have you ever thought about getting a tattoo while you’re there? Although the tattoo scene in Korea is still stigmatised, the demand for tattoo artists in the underground scene are still on the rise. Especially with help of social media, there has been a rise of the simple yet delicate designs of minimalistic tattoos by the talented artists in Korea throughout the past few years. It has given people a new take and approach towards the art of tattoo.

If you are thinking of getting a tattoo on your next trip to South Korea, here are a list 9 different tattoo artists in South Korea on Instagram that specialises in minimalistic tattoo design!

 

1. tattoo_joojoo

Photo credit: tattoo_joojoo on Instagram // Reservation for foreigners: tattoo.joojoo@gmail.com

From beautiful lettering to flowers to bold coloured tattoo designs, this artist will get you covered with a wide variety of designs.

 

2. howdy_tattoo

Photo credit: howdy_tattoo on Instagram // Reservation through Kakao Talk only, available on their Instagram Account Bio

If you are interested in getting a soft and smaller minimalistic tattoo, perhaps you can check out this artist who is great with simple and cute designs.

 

3. aeri_tattoo

Photo credit: aeri_tattoo on Instagram // Reservation through Kakao Talk only, available on their Instagram Account Bio

If you are looking to do a floral piece, Aeri Tattoo is the one to go to. Specialising in floral designs, you will not regret the stunning and strong blossom on your skin.

 

4. tattooist_dante

Photo credit: tattooist_dante on Instagram // Reservation through Kakao Talk only, available on their Instagram Account Bio

The extremely thin line used by tattooist_dante is the epitome of minimalistic tattoo, if you are looking for a simple yet detailed design, you should check them out.

 

5. baam.kr

Photo credit: baam.kr on Instagram // Reservation for foreigners: baam.guest@gmail.com

For people that likes a tattoo that makes a statement, baam.kr’s designs are extremely detailed and strong.

6. donghwa_tattoo

Photo credit: donghwa_tattoo on Instagram // Reservation through Kakao Talk only, available on their Instagram Account Bio

Delicate and feminine, these floral tattoos are too pretty to look at, just imagine if its on your skin!

 

7. tattooist_dal

Photo credit: tattooist_dal on Instagram // Reservation for foreigners: tattooist.dal@gmail.com

Tattooist_dal’s designs are mostly drawn with dark, strong yet thin lines, giving her tattoo a strong contrast, which makes it looks beautiful.

 

8. tattooist_yeon

Photo credit: tattooist_yeon on Instagram // Reservation through Kakao Talk only, available on their Instagram Account Bio

Another tattoo artist that specialises in flowers designs, this is not a surprise as flower designs are becoming more popular in Korea. If you are looking for a softer look for first tattoo, this is the place to go!

 

9. lit_tattoo_

Photo credit: lit_tattoo_ on Instagram // Reservation through Kakao Talk only, available on their Instagram Account Bio

If you are into strong colouring, you may want to check out this tattoo artist out, her designs are blue and yellow focused, making it a lovely and vibrant piece of art on your skin.

With such unique tattoo designs from the different tattoo artists, it is definitely hard to settle just for one. However, do make sure you make your appointment early as many of these artists usually get booked months ago before the appointment!

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