Art hardly gets closer to you than tattoos \u2013 after all, those are works of art embedded in your skin. And for all the naysayers that talk about tattoos and old age, we present these bada$$ seniors proudly rocking their ink.\u00a0The folk that comprises this list\u00a0are all\u00a0proud of the marks their skin bears. And for the tattoos themselves, well, do they look like they have been damaged by time? Nope! They\u2019re still colorful and vibrant and well done, to boot. 1. Sleeves That Never Come Off Some say that tattoos' beauty fade with\u00a0time. That nothing looks worse than some ink on wrinkled skin.\u00a0You can look professional with tattoos \u2013 it all depends on how you present yourself.\u00a0And even as the body ages, tattoos channel the spirit of rebellion and youthful vigor.\u00a0After all, these folks have\u00a0lived, and their tattoos have a story to tell. pinterest.com 2. It Can be Scary to Think What Happens to Tattoos When You Grow Old Tattoos usually come with a standard array of questions form those non-inked people. They may ask you why you have that and how it felt when you had the tattoo for the first time.\u00a0One of those frequently asked questions is, "What will you do about your tattoos when you get old?" Skin sags with time, which makes tattoos look blurred. But here you can see it's still as rockin' as ever. ebaumsworld.com 3. You'll Always Look so Effortlessly Awesome A great example of how far you can go with tattoos and they keep looking great if you pick them smartly.\u00a0It may not be how you'd imagine your granny to be, but you can definitely set an example when you grow old by looking like this badass senior! pinterest.co.uk 4. They May Get Saggy Try to maintain a good body shape. Weight loss and gain both have the obvious effect on the appearance of your tattoos.\u00a0Exercise regularly and stick to a healthy diet. Just take steps to maintain good overall health because this will slow down the aging effects. rebelcircus.com 5.\u00a0And this neck? Her neck piece brings all the boys to the yard. pinterest.com 6. Full Body Tattoos Always Look Baller Are you not sure about where to put your\u00a0tattoo? Why not all over your body? Just look at this guy! He doesn\u2019t seem like someone who regretted having this much ink on his skin. fabulousdesign.net 7. So Baller This guy has really amazing tattoos that\u00a0immortalize famous figures like Marilyn Monroe and other great historical figures.\u00a0Who wouldn't want to have a grandfather as cool as this? This is one prime example of a meaningful tattoo who beauty never fades, which become a fixed part of the bearer's personality. tworeddots.com 8. Can Tattooed People Raise "Normal" Kids? Many people might\u00a0wonder if we'll raise our kids, and the kids of our kids our way. If we'll let them get tattoos and whatnot.\u00a0Well, guess what. Isn't that up to them? I mean, as long as they're sober. Or at least, go to a tattoo artist who doesn't look as if he got his license from his cousin's basement. pinterest.com 9. Carrying your art with you can bring so much confidence. Because you've made a commitment to these symbols. mydailyviral.com 10. There's also the question of how you'll ever look professional again? But you get to decide when you show them off and when you cover them up. rebelcircus.com 11. And you can cover full-body pieces when you want to. That's what clothes are for. newravel.com 12.\u00a0When deciding to get a tattoo, it's hard not to think about what your piece will look like when you get older. Your grandkids would never think you were a dork. imgur.com 13.\u00a0So, if you're thinking about getting a tattoo... And you're wondering what it'll look like when you're old... Twitter: @kennedydta 14. And those pieces that you loved when you were younger... Maybe they had significance to you or maybe you just thought they looked awesome. carbonated.tv 15. They'll grow older with you... Those vibrant colors, too. carbonated.tv Credits:\u00a0parentztalk Share this story on Facebook with your friends.