Sick and tired of the same old tattoo ideas that everyone seems to have? Come see Helena Fernandes, and she'll fix you up with the ugliest, most horrible tattoos you've ever seen.

The 26-year-old artist of Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, is the proud founder of Malfeitona, a home studio providing what she describes in Portuguese as tatuagens peba (literally "ugly tattoos") with complete honesty. The girl can't draw to save her life, but she harnesses this lack of skill to carve out a niche for herself as a purveyor of original and unique tattoos. Not only has the tattoo artist gone viral for it, but she's also managed to build a successful business with dozens of 5-star reviews from happy customers, as well as over 12 thousand Instagram followers.

Check out some of her ugly-but-cool tattoos below, and let us know if you'd book a flight to Brazil to get one of these delightfully hideous inks put on you for life by the best tattooist ever.

More info: Facebook, Instagram

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John Doe
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3 years ago

It means no worries/ For the rest of your days/ It's our problem-free philosophy

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GalaxyInAJar
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3 years ago

This one is so cute!

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DancingToMyself
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3 years ago

My kid has this one. Oh, wait... No, someone else in his kindergarten drew it on his arm lol

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Linx
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3 years ago

looks so cute..

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Cesi Baca
Community Member
3 years ago

So who cares if the design is ugly or weird, that's just people taste......Its the crappy quality of the tattoo that a I have a problem with cause it's just taking people's money for something that isn't going to last or is going to look very different in a year.

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Lara B.
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3 years ago

Aaaw this one is cute :) I don't even think they are plain ugly. They are just minimalistic with a touch of "my-4yo-drew-this" :)

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Anna Thouvenin
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3 years ago

That's not even ugly :0

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Epupepu
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3 years ago

This is actually cute

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Molly Block
Community Member
3 years ago

It looks like it has some special magic glitter ink ot it, but I think that it just the shine from Neosporin or something. Still, cute!!

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ItsPam Duh
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3 years ago

This one is pretty decent !

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Samantha Eck
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3 years ago

I would get that... is that weird?

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Ellie
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3 years ago

It's like an angry devil cat xD

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Candice Kamencik
Community Member
3 years ago

Is that...is that trash dove? :O

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Sua Kang
Community Member
3 years ago

what do you mean by trash tattoos? these are refreshing

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Community Member
3 years ago

this is not ugly!!!

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HauntedForests
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3 years ago

The Secret Of Kells!!!

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Marzo Florida
Community Member
3 years ago

I don't really care for rats, but this one's pretty good!

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Anna Thouvenin
Community Member
3 years ago

I'm not going to lie, now I kinda want to see more tattoos of snakes with a mustache.

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Marzo Florida
Community Member
3 years ago

This one's adorable :3

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Debbie
Community Member
3 years ago

a lot of work and detail - obviously she knows her thing

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M. M
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3 years ago

looks like sharpie

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DancingToMyself
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3 years ago

This one on the bottom I don't hate.

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Samuliik Murza
Community Member
3 years ago

So pretty,wish she would add more waves to it.

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Melissa Apple
Community Member
3 years ago

I really like this one

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WhiteFox
Community Member
3 years ago

yeah this one is really sweet

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Samuliik Murza
Community Member
3 years ago

Cute! Sweet smile of star,kinda reminds me of my art style.

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Luna Kittenwarrior
Community Member
3 years ago

Ouch. It's really bony there, can't imagine how much that hurt!

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Katrė
Community Member
3 years ago

That's the cheat code for a lot of money in "Sims" :D

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Luna Kittenwarrior
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3 years ago

(...)

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Pi...
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3 years ago

Aries!

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Sydney vlogs
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1 month ago

now thats pretty good!

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DancingToMyself
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3 years ago

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Is that a d**k, I meant cucumber?

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WhiteFox
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3 years ago

nice

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Andrew Gibb
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3 years ago

Zera has sandwiches for legs

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Paula Tyler
Community Member
3 years ago

Lol.....that's so funny..wtf is it???

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Hamster
Community Member
3 years ago

Pretty alien

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Tua Lilja
Community Member
3 years ago

Are those bacon lashes?

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Samuliik Murza
Community Member
3 years ago

This is pretty cool actually.

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Krista Leary
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks like a sperm with wings.

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Ashley Roth
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3 years ago

I would get that cute little creature i don't know what that word is ... ?

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Taryn Wallace
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3 years ago

Some of the line work on some of them is actually ok....then this one popped up

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