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Is Your Tattoo Not Invited to Your Wedding?

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The beauty biz is capitalizing on permanent mistakes made when we were young and careless with our pores. Yup, tattoos are getting some personalized treatment right in time for wedding days everywhere. Or as the New York Times reports, cosmetic treatments that cost up to $300 and range from Kardashian-grade make-up routines to airbrushing are intended to "fake virgin skin without smudging." Virgin skin? Check. Virgin white dress? Check. Let's do this marriage thing.
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