While every woman has the right to handle her recovery in the way she deems best, we love how these 11 women chose to embrace their new femininity with these stunning tattoo masterpieces.
Vines curl delicately across the torso and chest of this woman, whose scars are barely noticeable with the tattoo.
This young cancer survivor will forever remember her struggle and hope with this gorgeous piece.
The simple design of a flower mimics the appearance of an intricate bra cup.
We love how the curve of this tribal design mimics the curve of this survivor's body, scars or not.
Rather than opting for reconstruction, this survivor emblazoned a colorful design across her scars and collarbone.
There's so much to love about this tattoo, which is both feminine and strong in its design and execution.
We love when survivors appreciate their tattoos so much that they opt to continue the design onto the rest of their bodies.
This cancer survivor's scars are so small that she could cover them with simple flower tats.
After undergoing a double mastectomy, this young survivor chose to let her body tell the story.
Spiritual and substantive, these tattoos wind with beauty across this survivor's double mastectomy scars.
Frankly, courage has never looked so lovely.
To support women who want a similar work of art, send a few charitable dollars over to non-profit P-ink.org, which exists to help women transform their scars into something beautiful.
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