7 Adorable Small Tattoo Ideas That Will Inspire You To Get Inked


Everyone has their own version of “their best selves” and sometimes this version can be split in two by social constrictions and personal desires. While some ladies would love to have sleeves on both arms, some can’t. We get it — work, school, life, parents…

So if you’re looking to nurture the rebellious side of you by getting a small tattoo, here are 7 ideas to get you inspired for your first (second, third or fourth) ink session.

1. Reindeer Back Tattoo

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Identified as the only mammal who can see ultraviolet light, reindeers are known to survive a hostile, cold climate, making this the perfect tattoo for the resilient, persistent lady.


2. Compass Wrist Tattoo

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Never feel lost and know where you’re heading with a compass tattoo that will remind you you’re aiming for the best in life.

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3. Aircraft Arm Tattoo

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If you love to travel, this plane tattoo is for you! It’s a small reminder of where you’ve been and where you’re going.

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4. Crescent Moon Ankle Tattoo

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Nothing’s more mysterious than a moon tattoo. The appearance of a crescent moon is believed to signal the end of bad relationships or habits. Regardless of what you’re ending, the crescent moon is perfect for every woman who desires to make a change in their life.

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5. Arrow Wrist Tattoo

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One of the most plain and simple tattoo out there is the arrow. Want to show your strength and resiliency? Get a bundle of 5 arrows which means strength. This is because a bundle of arrows are harder to break than a single arrow.

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6. Dragonfly Wrist Tattoo

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What’s prettier than a dragonfly as an accessory?

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7. Heart Neck Tattoo

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While this tattoo may seem overdone, it always manages to stay cute. The best part about this tattoo is that there are so many ways to personalize and customize the heart(s).