Close up of Skull and Roses tattoo on her left shoulder and arm.
A skull and a rose often denote the contrast of life and death, or beauty and decay. A symbol of duality, the skull and rose tattoo is a reminder to the wearer of the contrast of good and evil and the balance of such philosophies in life.
Body art or tattoos has entered the mainstream it is known longer considered a weird kind of subculture.
Tattoos are no longer just a male thing, young women are just as likely to get a tattoo as males.
"According to a 2006 Pew survey, 40% of Americans between the ages of 26 and 40 have been tattooed".