Back in December, iconic tattoo artist to the stars Keith Scott “Bang Bang” McCurdy shared a black-and-white photo of Sel’s latest tatt, showing off the ink’s placement. While the post didn’t reveal a ton of detail, it was clear from the picture that this was one of Selena’s largest designs to date, spanning from the nape of her neck down her back.
In a new post this week, the official Bang Bang account showed a close-up of the tattoo in full color, revealing a gorgeous watercolor rose. The petals are done in various shades of pink, with a greyscale stem dripping down Selena’s spine. Sel is no stranger to tattoos of course, and has a large collection of both delicate and meaningful ink, but this one certainly stands out with its bright colors and watercolor vibes.
But Sel isn’t the only celeb who has the pretty rose tattooed on her body. In another post on IG, Bang Bang revealed that model and actor Cara Delevingne also has the same watercolor flower design. While Selena’s is inked on the back of her neck, Cara’s rose is placed along the side of her ribcage, with the dripping petals and stem reaching down toward her hip. “I had so much fun making these tattoos— thanks for always trusting me Cara,” the caption reads, adding: “FYI I didn’t tell them til the end that these were my first watercolor tattoos ever.”
Cara and Selena are pals, so the matching tattoos make sense — plus, the model is joining season 2 of Selena’s Hulu show, Only Murders in the Building. We can only hope that the pair will ‘gram their matching ink in some behind-the-scenes shots while filming!
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