It’s fair to say that most people plan out their tattoos, because a tattoo is a rather permanent thing to do to oneself. However, if you’re in a devil-may-care-kind of mood, you might like what a tattoo shop in Texas is cooking up: a tattoo vending machine. Elm Street Tattoo is offering the bravest of souls the option of getting a tattoo without looking at the design first.
A super duper brave/wild customer pays $100 to take one turn at the vending machine. If the customer does not like the first design that pops out, the customer can take another turn for $20 more.
A shop employee who goes by the name Boogie told the Dallas Observer why the vending machine is a win-win for customers who are willing to play:
“They’re all good ones — old-school snakes, devil heads… All of these tattoos I would price out between $160 and $180 … maybe $250.”
So, if you use the vending machine for $100, you’re actually getting a discount! Of course, no one will force you to get the tattoo if you are truly unhappy with your draw. But just know that the shop isn’t offering refunds either.
If you’re looking to spice up your skin and give your heart a jolt, go down to the Elm Street Tattoo and give the vending machine a whirl. Go get your courage on!