Prepare to be obsessed.
Tattoos are a deeply personal form of self expression. Whether you’ve impulsively committed to ink or took years to decide on a specific design, there’s no doubt that body art is a surefire way to put your style or personality on display.
Although many would consider tattoos “edgy beauty,” the truth is the number of variations make that assumption untrue. From the smallest hidden symbols to full on arm sleeves, there’s something for every type of beauty girl to fall in love with. If you’re in need of inspo, these Black beauties will leave you googly-eyed and ready to run toward your nearest tattoo salon.
1 of 24 getty images
Are you ready for ink?
2 of 24 @_poemoney/instagram
Swooning over the birds and color detail on her shoulder.
3 of 24 @love.char/instagram
Need we say more?
4 of 24 @luluhasaan/instagram
She's got red, green and black close to her heart.
5 of 24 @yinkabokinni/ instagram
What better way to show off your tats?!
6 of 24 @tattdnubian/instagram
Strictly rockstar vibes.
7 of 24 @monaisse_artist_muse/ @carrotzanahoria/ instagram
Cool, calm and tatted.
8 of 24 @dymetaylor @heartbreakgadget/ instagram
This mom-to-be isn't afraid to flaunt her ink.
9 of 24 @nepthys_thegod @40ozflocko/ instagram
We spot a sea animal and beautiful faces on this Black beauty--so cute!
10 of 24 @pyt_mo/instagram
Obsessed with the rose detail!
11 of 24 @miryamlumpini/instagram
From the wings on her chest to the cat on her forearm, these tats are seriously stunning.
12 of 24 @missjessajordan @_venusfog/ instagram
Dare to be different.
13 of 24 @xo_franny_xo @humblelion757/ instagram
Here for the shoulder art!
14 of 24 @guxciguwop/ instagram
Show off those tats, queen!
15 of 24 @chantre11e @callmemissbliss/ instagram
And no regrets--this is how you make a statement...or two.
16 of 24 @whitney.wantsafox @shotbytheoz/ instagram
If you got it, flaunt it.
17 of 24 @strangewonderful/ instagram
A beautiful lady wears a beautiful lady on her arm.
18 of 24 @blacklorelei7 @kalinaze/ instagram
Black and white or color, her ink is gorgeous.
19 of 24 @guxciguwop/ instagram
The bird. That sun. So beautiful!
20 of 24 @charlee_________/ instagram
Neck tattoos--for the bold and brave only!
21 of 24 @voodoufairy/ instagram
Tats and locs--obsessed!
22 of 24 @cuurlwhateva/instagram
One with nature.
23 of 24 @diandrajanelle/ instagram
24 of 24 @isaoliveirap @leonardoduartefotografia/instagram
Seriously stunned by her glorious arm ink.
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