Plucking nipple hair is no longer enough when it comes to boob maintenance. In the UK, nipple tattooing, or “tittooing” as it’s called, is becoming popular for women who want “the perfect boobs” (whatever that means). The semi-permanent treatment, which started as a medical procedure for breast reconstruction patients, is now being done cosmetically to darken, enlarge and define women’s nipples and areolas. The two-hour procedure costs about $2,000 for both nipples and lasts for about a year.
“A lot of people want their nipples made darker. It’s the fashion. Some people think theirs are too pink or their boyfriends want them done. I think sometime they are doing it because they are conscious of them being pale and they think it’s fashionable to have dark nipples … The girls get them done so they can go topless and not be embarrassed, or when they’re in a changing room and getting changed. They can go on holiday in front of their partners, go for massages, spray tans and just not be conscious of their body,” said a tittoo technician. Keep reading »