The survivals of domestic volence know well that scars can be reminders of abuse that last for entire life. That is why many of the were happy to find out that Flavia Carvalho, a tattoo artist, decided to do something about them and the situation they are in.
She started a project called “A Pele da Flor” (or The Skin of the Flower) and decided to give women who are survivors of domestic violence free tattoos. For two years already, Flavia Carvalho is heelping women cover scars left from knives and bullets, as well as from mastectomies. She tries everything in her power to transform the unpleasant mementos into a nice tool of beauty and emporwerement.