150+ Best Small Tattoo Ideas & Designs for Man and Woman 2023

The main principle of any tattoo is that it must keep some significance. With tattoos, you can express love for someone, capture a trial which you have passed or it will mean luck and happiness. small-tattoo31-1372838 small-tattoo40-4427502 small-tattoo34-1222617 small-tattoo33-1677462 small-tattoo32-3920004small-tattoo30-2196084 small-tattoo29-3703274 small-tattoo28-8484365 small-tattoo27-1886678 small-tattoo26-9036442 small-tattoo25-2811593 small-tattoo24-3751160 small-tattoo23-3404550 small-tattoo22-5002768 small-tattoo21-6305514 small-tattoo20-9422019 small-tattoo19-1072071 small-tattoo12-3328963

small-tattoos-1024x630-9210570 “Small” doesn’t mean “dull”: there are hundreds of nice small tattooes for everyone’s taste

Tattoos for Girls small-tattoo5-8239332 small-tattoo4-641x800-9262283 small-tattoo3-6815233 small-tattoo2-4213072 small-tattoo1-4532802 small-tattoo-4186628small-tattoo9-7697917 small-tattoo11-4542599 small-tattoo12-1-8342579 small-tattoo13-4056534 small-tattoo14-5675332 small-tattoo16-2486096

50aa2350a334a8a408c267ad159eaf29-8227907 An elegant ancor tattoo on the shoulder blade 42-a-girly-anchor-tattoo-2868534 A nice ancor tattoo can accent the gracefulness of woman anchors

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Tattoos with the form of an anchor are usually associated with longevity, dependability and durability. It is also considered that the anchor is a signifier of good luck. For some, it is a religious sign, similar to the first outline of a cross.

amazing-wrist-anchor-small-tatoo-meaning-ideas-for-girls-e1466537479730-1458754 A nice and simple wrist anchor tattoo best-anchor-tattoos-designs-ideas-pictures-images-48-1631186 A very tasteful anchor tattoo highlights its owner originality

A tiny anchor looks great on a wrist or an ankle. small-tattoo17-621x800-7507476

Very often, an anchor is “hung” on a chain.

grey-ink-rope-with-anchor-tattoos-on-foot-for-girls-8331355 A rather complicated but still very attractive anchor tattoo design for girls tumblr_static_filename_640_v2-3148196 Anchor is a nontrivial choice for a couple tattoo


small-black-bird-tattoos-on-neck-back-5487034 A bird tattoo on the back of the girl’s neck stresses her natural beauty and charm 22-swallow-tattoo-on-neck-6164143 A small neck swallow tattoo – nothing in excess

The image of a bird on the body talks about freedom and inspiration.

splendid-small-tattoo-variants-2-5185273 The idea for a small tattoo – two swallows sitting on wires splendid-small-tattoo-variants-3-4552858 Little tattoo – combining signs and images flying bird

The bird is considered an independent and bright feathered animal.

splendid-small-tattoo-variants-5-3942740 Women’s cute tattoo geometric style – two swallows

The best tattoos depict a bird in a flight with spread wings. Almost all birds carry positive energy.

small-abstract-tattoos-of-birds-4748340 Another feminine bird tattoo on the shoulder blade

You can represent more than one bird. Such a pattern would look great on the back of a shouldersmall-tattoo41-9579869

splendid-small-tattoo-variants-7-6369416 Pretty nifty tattoo with a flock of birds 58o9gozv-1024x1024-3804522 A cute line of bird tattoos along the sharp of the hand


black-ink-bow-tattoo-on-girl-back-neck-4527363 Neck is a perfect place for a bow tattoo ring-finger-tattoo-ideas-8532639 One should really brave and confindent to have a bow tattoo inked on the ring finger

A bow – has not the meaning of this figure has not, it only emphasizes your elegance and femininity.

best-bow-tattoos-designs-pictures-images-ideas-10-7031008 A fine bow tattoo a bit lower the wrist

A small bow is usually placed on an ankle or a wrist.
Alternatively, you can do a tattoo behind an ear or on the neck. small-tattoo18-3980570 small-tattoo10-5192445

541c669f24728274ce7e9c294d8b8be1-1872424 An original choice of the place – thumb bow tattoo


l-2003741 Butterfly tattoos are extremely frequent but still attractive and elegant butterfly-tattoos-74-3906472 A cunning butterfly tattoo on a girl’s neck

Butterflies represent a complicated female nature, emphasize the elegance of its existence. In Japan, for example, one butterfly symbolizes femininity, two represent happiness in marriage. In China, the butterfly is associated with prosperity and wealth. In Greece, it stands for a mental quest.

tumblr_njdpg7ssbt1s2516po1_1280-768x1024-768x1024-4337528 A very simple butterfly tattoo design – the stuff but not the fluff

These tiny creatures look great on the shoulders. A very original and stylish place for the butterfly is on a finger.

inspiring-tattoo-designs-for-girls-on-wrist-211-2534893 In some Eastern cultures a pair of butterflies in a tattoo stands for marriage happiness latest-butterfly-tattoos-for-girls-004-6054783 Simple but cute idea for a couple tattoo


cats-3734693 A Cat line tattoo on the neck – a defenite sign of a cat person

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splendid-small-tattoo-variants-4-6854232 Little tattoo of cat muzzle on the female foot splendid-small-tattoo-variants-6-7323160 Small tattoo with a cartoon cat in woman’s leg

Cats – In some nations, they represent the mind and quickness.
In others, a cat is a mysterious and an enigmatic animal.

Therefore, a tattoo with a cat depicts that your nature is mysterious and free.

finger-tattoos-30-4781494 A lovely cat snout tattoo on the finger cat-tattoo-illegal-outlaw-tattoo-artists-south-korea-5-3721676 The hip is an unusual but clever place for a cat tattoo

It is best on an ankle or the neck. Cats will look great on your back.

cat-tattoo-on-nape-tb111-6727471 A black cat silhouette tattoo on the neck will give you mysterious air


8-7394996 Wrist crown tattoo is definetely meaningful for the one who chose it

Small tattoos for girls in the form of a crown say the person is an authoritarian and has a proper nature. If you put a little heart into the crown, it will mean good luck.

crown-tattoo-6-2632248 A heart and crown tattoo is to attract good luck c78d15d06aa39d00d81dd7cd9fccc85b-9011119 A remarcable collarbone simple crown tattoo gives a touch of royal character small-finger-tattoo-designs-3497016 A finger crown tattoo – you are Queen of your life

It will look good on the coccyx or the back of your head. Also, an unusual option is a tattoo on a finger.


d0b4d0b5d0bbd18cd184d0b8d0bd-d182d0b0d182d183-600x592-2998094 A gorgeous dolphing dhoulder blade tattoo

Dolphins are sea creatures, known for their friendliness. Consequently, a tattoo of a dolphin represents friendship. These figures have an additional meaning: playfulness, intellect, power.

tc-558bcc8103c1e-dolphin-and-star-tattoo-52-7731445 A catching ornate dolphin tattoo on the lower belly

A small dolphin can accommodate the bottom of your back or a shoulder.


heart-tattoos-11-3976091 A heart tattoo between fingers – not to be seen by everyone – but by someone special

No need to be a genius to figure what the heart symbolizes. This tattoo talks about love, friendship, and loyalty.

f5c121d7aff9ba7318522a139dd95725-8658327 Extremely tiny but very eyecatching heart tattoo

Tattoos in the form of the heart will look nice on then back, on a wrist or an ankle.

simple-heart-tattoo-5107999 A lovely wrist tattoo consisting of the heart and the infinity sign. The meaning is obvious heart-tattoos-1-5939414 One more wrist tattoo design for a couple

Tattoos for Men

Most men prefer their chosen tattoo emphasizes their individuality and is meaningful. small-tattoo46-6401928 small-tattoo45-1717517 small-tattoo42-9832034 small-tattoo39-5319254 small-tattoo37-7731322 small-tattoo36-9137526 small-tattoo35-2256284small-tattoo15-2638789 small-tattoo8-4041681 small-tattoo7-4424009 small-tattoo6-5951071

e429dc511156e83c40cd7feba8734c66-2124135 Some guys can be very extravagant in their tattoo choices. Here’s a wild but striking caligraphy tattoo on the guy’s forearm

Oriental characters

8-wen_-shen3_-2853398 Neck Chinese hieroglyph tattoo looks very manly

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Tattoos with Chinese and Japanese characters can now be found in almost every tattoo parlor. And all because they attract people with there mystery and mysticism.

kanji_tattoo_14-4489727 Chest – is a superb place for a man Japanese character tattoo

The best place on the body for tattooing is the neck, a shoulder, a forearm and an ankle.

bd4592917f3688195e15af391a7c8de7-683x1024-7665246 A much talked about David Beckham’s ribs Chinese tattoo represent a traditional proverb. It reads “Death and life have pre-determined appointments; riches and honor are from heaven”


neck-tattoo-1244104 Scorpio neck tattoo – probably the most brutal variant

Scorpio – a popular symbol of today’s tattoos. Dangerous and beautiful in its own way, it is representative of the animal world which has attracted many fans of tattoos.

cool-scorpion-font-b-king-b-font-3d-temporary-font-b-tattoo-b-font-body-art-6531071 A scorpio chest tattoo is an obvious sign of masculinity

The best places are: the chest, the back or a shoulder

scorpion-hand-tattoo-2463957 A scorpio tattoo on the back of the palm – a conservative but splendid variant


star-tattoo-designs-for-men1-5963080 A star shoulder tattoo – to help to find the right way in life

The star is one of the oldest signifier of many cultures and it has a lot of different meanings. Star tattoos on an arm of sailors and soldiers spoke of their belief in their protector beacon and a hope that they will certainly return home.

photos-of-star-man-tattoo-2074660 Symmetrical star shoulder tattoos – a nice addition to a complex tattoo design

It is considered that the star tattoo on the chest or a shoulder will help a person to get back on the right path.

Celebreties’ tattoos

landscape-1447866089-gettyimages-481246268-9028086 Cara Delevingne always surprises her fans. There is a number of tasteful simple tattoos in her right ear that reflects her individuality miley-cyrus-anchor-tattoo-7950454 Miley Cyrus has a surprisingly modest ancor wrist tattoo

At least one small tattoo has been seen on many well-known celebrities like Reese Witherspoon, Katy Perry, and Britney Spears.

britney-742x1024-8772437 Britney Spears has a sun and a cross tattoos on her hip-bones katy-perry-gets-catty-6089194 Katy Perry has a very feminine and cute lotus tattoo on her wrist

Sketches of small tattoo

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