These Celebs Say They Would NEVER Get A Tattoo

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There's something about celebrities and their beauty routines that get us feeling extra nosy. We want to know exactly how much money Victoria Beckham spends on her skin care (hint: it's a lot) and how much preparation actually goes into making Chrissy Teigen red carpet ready. After all, with money, fame, and connections — you know, basic celebrity stuff —comes access and exposure to every new product and burgeoning trend.
While most celebrities change their hair as often as we change our clothes — and experiment with tattoos and piercings on the regular — it's become more shocking to find one that doesn't. Who are these stars? For one, there are a handful that have even gone on the record to say they would never, ever get a tattoo.
Whether it's the permanency, indecision, or just a general fear of needles — many celebs have major tat-aversion. From Zendaya to Madelaine Petsch of Riverdale fame, we've rounded up the women that just say no to tats, ahead.
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St. Vincent

The musical genius recently broke down every song she's ever written to Pitchfork — and, in the process, made her tattoo stance clear. "I would never get a tattoo, because if I have one tattoo, it’s going to seem like it means more than it means — I can’t think of a word or a picture that I would want on my body for the rest of my life," she says. What's more, piercings are a no-go as well for the star. "I don’t even have my ears pierced," she admitted.
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Madelaine Petsch

The Riverdale star recently admitted that, while she's dating a guy with many tattoos (Travis Mills), she won't be going under the needle. "I won't be getting [tattoos] ever," she shared. "I'm so indecisive and I am very like... everything needs to be clean and neat and organized. I feel like I'd pick something and I'd hate it the next day. I think it would be the biggest regret of mine — getting anything tattooed."
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Taylor Swift

Back in 2012, Swift told Taste of Country that she couldn't see herself getting ink. “People are always asking, ‘Would you get a tattoo?’ And I just… I don’t think I could ever commit," she said. "I don’t think I could ever commit to something permanent.” Although, that was the old Taylor, so maybe the new (alive and well) Taylor would consider a tat or two.
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Shailene Woodley

Woodley's all for natural, homeopathic beauty trends — but a tattoo? Probably not for her. In 2014, Yahoo reported that the Divergent actress had decided to keep her body tattoo-free because she believes that a tattoo should be symbolic of a life journey — and she's not ready to share hers. "I feel like I’m just beginning to write my story," Woodley said. But she didn't say never...
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In 2013, Zendaya posted an Instagram with faux, Photoshopped sleeves of tattoos on both arms. And although the look is badass and edgy — she writes that she's never actually do it. She captioned her post: "I would never do this...but hey ya girl looks good yatted??." And we agree — it would look sick.
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