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Would You Rather Be a Tattoo Artist or a Makeup Artist?

It's hard to pass judgment on a career you haven't had, but forget education, relevant experience, and interview contacts for a second. Which career do you think is cooler?

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ashleyheatherr ashleyheatherr 6 years
I hate tattoos.
satoriv satoriv 6 years
I love tattoos but I can hardly draw a stick. I'm an actress so I am taking professional makeup courses right now and I am having a blast.
StarObsolete StarObsolete 6 years
I'm squeamish with needles being poked in me, so I'm not sure if I could tattoo others...=P
ilanac13 ilanac13 6 years
i love the thought of being a tattoo artist, but i think that if i were to make a mistake on someone , i'd rather it not be permanent.
lostgirl-XD lostgirl-XD 6 years
i love tattoos but if i made a simple error i will scar someone for life. and i love makeup and if i screw up anything is easy to repair that
starofsorrow starofsorrow 6 years
I love tattoos! And what's better than having your artwork be on a person permanently?
snarkypants snarkypants 6 years
i strongly dislike tattoos, so i'd def rather be a makeup artist
dianadilettante dianadilettante 6 years
I'd love to be a makeup artist! It's an art all by itself.
simplystella simplystella 6 years
They both look like really interesting careers, but I'd pick Make-up artist for the same reason as Spectra (I personally make so many mistakes while applying make-up, I would make a terrible tattoo artist!!). Not to mention, as a tattoo artist you would have to tattoo weird things on disgusting body parts on stupid college-aged boys. Not my cup of tea.. :P
Spectra Spectra 6 years
Makeup artist for one BIG reason: If you screw up, you can always wash it off and start over! If you screw up a tat, that person's stuck with it forever.
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