Skull tattoo designs could symbolize that the person has accepted their own mortality. Another symbol of these tattoos is that they are a constant reminder that everyone will do one die and should always live each day to the fullest.
Skull symbolism is the attachment of symbolic meaning to the human skull. The most common symbolic use of the skull is as a representation of death and mortality.
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 no longer considered a weird kind of subculture.
"According to a 2006 Pew survey, 40% of Americans between the ages of 26 and 40 have been tattooed".