Simone Ashley: “Bridgerton” Star and, Apparently, Self-Taught Tattoo Artist

As soon as baking banana bread and tie-dyeing shirts wore skinny, Simone Ashley moved onto a barely edgier pandemic interest in 2020: tattooing herself.

The “Bridgerton” star mentioned turning into an at-home ink connoisseur throughout a “Jimmy Kimmel Live” look on March 28, revealing that she’s not solely tatted herself but in addition a number of of her former castmates. After buying a rotary tattoo pen on-line, a course of she described as “surprisingly simple,” she went down a Google rabbit gap for tutorials and landed on a fairly surprising supply.

“I discovered this video, and it was like, ‘Oh, you need to use this deodorant stick, it has a chemical response on the switch paper,'” she stated. “I used to be like, ‘Oh, this man is utilizing some actually attention-grabbing stuff.’ Then I regarded on the username, and it was known as . . . there’s an inmate making movies in jail.” Nonetheless pondering it was a “fab thought,” Ashley adopted his directions and tattooed an Egyptian sphinx simply above her left internal ankle. The outcomes are fairly spectacular, if we do say so ourselves.

In extra to the legendary creature, Ashley additionally has one other tattoo on her opposite ankle — a horned animal cranium — though she did not deal with whether or not that one was self-given or professionally completed. The British actor has no different tattoos that we all know of, however we have caught glimpses of each of her ankle tats a number of instances when she stepped out for public appearances. Take a zoomed-in take a look at Ashley’s creative handiwork forward, after which learn up on the whole lot it’s good to find out about the hair and makeup moments in “Bridgerton” season two.

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