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Picattoo Turns Instagram Into a Tattoo Parlor

Finally, a way to tattoo selfies on yourself!

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Everyone loves temporary tattoos. Sure, maybe they're not as much of a commitment as regular tattoos, but some people have a problem with commitment—leave us be! That's why we were excited hear that the team behind INK361, an online Instagram viewer, is putting a modern twist on the classic temporary tattoo.

The new service is called Picattoo, and for $14.99 you can get 12 of your Instagram photos turned into tattoos and shipped anywhere in the world. Shipping is free, and the tattoos can each last well over a week if properly cared for. It's not a bad deal for a fun way to experience your Instagrams in a more physical way.

The service is fairly straightforward. You log in with either your Instagram or Facebook account (both photo streams are compatible) and select the images you want to convert into tattoos. You can even use photos taken by your Instagram followers. Once you've selected 12 images and completed the payment, your tattoos will be sent straight to your front door.

The only issue we noticed was that some Facebook photos looked distorted if they weren't in square format, but it's unclear if this was an isolated incident.

Regardless, it's a nifty way to rethink your Instagram feed. And since they're temporary you don't have to worry about growing sick of looking at an arm tattoo of quinoa salad for the rest of your life.