At some point in every girls life the idea of getting a tattoo pops into her head. Tattoos are a beautiful way to express yourself, your beliefs, your hobbies, your personality, or even to honor someone loved or someone lost. Getting a full out sleeve on your arm might not be a great first step however. Going for something small and meaningful might be the best option for first timers before going all out. It’s important to make sure this is something you are comfortable doing and having on your skin for the rest of your life. That’s is the exact reason we have created this list of tiny tattoo ideas for girls, to help you experiment with expression in a way that won’t be regretted.
11 Tiny Stars Tattoos
The meaning behind a star tattoo depends on the type of star and the number of points the star has. A star tattoo can signify a hope to being a star, or a goal to reach for the stars or to achieve high goals.
1. Tiny Stars Tattoos
22 The Semicolon
In writing,, a semicolon is used when you still have something else to say, when you aren’t finished with the sentence. This is a beautiful, meaningful tattoo. If you are a writer this one could speak to you on so many levels.
2. The Semicolon
33 Cute Small Tattoos for Girls – The Tiny Heart
If you are especially nervous about getting a tattoo and you’re looking for cute girl tattoos, this is perfect! A tiny heart is small enough that hardly anyone will notice and you do not have to have a significant meaning to go with a heart. The great thing about this small tattoo is that you could get it ANYWHERE; Behind your ear, on the back of your neck, on your shoulder, or anywhere else that you choose.
3. Cute Small Tattoos for Girls – The Tiny Heart
44 Free Spirit Cute tattoos for Girls – A Bird
You are a free spirit who flies by the beat of her own wings and you need a tiny tattoo that says that. It’s a beautiful symbol even without a meaning. Birds are popular in graphic design and just about every other type of design, and frankly they will never go out of style.
4. Free Spirit Cute tattoos for Girls – A Bird
55 Unique Beautiful Tattoos: The World
The implied meaning of this tattoo is beautiful. It shows that you are a traveler, a wanderer, a free living nomad. A fun idea might even be to only add a continent when you’ve traveled there. Or maybe fill in a continent when you’ve been there. This would be the ultimate free spirit map, you don’t even need a wall to hang a map to keep track on where you’ve been.
5. Unique Beautiful Tattoos: The World
66 A Feather
If you are extremely on-the-fence about getting a tattoo, a white tattoo would be a great option. White tattoos aren’t noticeable unless you are looking for them. Feathers are really in right now as well as well, because they float where ever the wind takes them. They are beautiful and each one is unique. They also have a symbolic meanings in different cultures: In Christianity feathers represented virtues. In the Native American Indian culture they express celestial wisdom and represent the power of the thunder gods. Also in the Egyptian culture feather represented the sky gods. Other symbol meaning of feathers: Ascension, Flight, Speed, Truth and Lightness.
6. A Feather
77 A Paper Airplane
The paper airplane represents the day dreamer. The kid that was smarter than the teacher, but labeled “distracted” on the notes home to his mom. That kid was going places, he just didn’t know it yet. Be the day dreamer who knows no limits and who is easy going and free spirited.
7. A Paper Airplane
88 Cute Little Penguin Tattoo
This simple outline is perfect for those who don’t want to go all out. Penguins are just adorable little creatures that love to stay in their colony. The cool thing about penguins is that they rely on their colony to stay alive and warm, and that both the mom and dad help raise the egg. These animals are close to their “family,” their colony is their livelihood and a penguin tattoo can symbolizes your strong connection to you family/community or your love for cute penguins.
8. Cute Little Penguin Tattoo
99 Infinity Tattoos
The infinity tattoo symbol in this location is incredibly sexy. The infinity sign has been super popular in the last few years, but it is a symbol that will never go out of style. It can mean you will never run out of love, power, happiness, laughter, or whatever word or words that may describe you better. You can also add the word you choose in cursive into the infinity sign if you decide to get a tattoo that is a little bigger.
9. Infinity Tattoos
1010 Simple Tattoos: A Seahorse
There are lots of ocean waves, dolphins, and clown fish tattoos. If you are a lover of the ocean, but also a lover of style, then the seahorse is the animal for you! On the neck just below the hairline is a great location as well because it can be easily hidden if needed.
10. Simple Tattoos: A Seahorse
1111 Music Note Tattoo
This is obviously for music enthusiasts. If you’re a singer, or you play a guitar or other music instrument, or you simply love music and its a big part o your life, then music notes are the best option for you. Having a line of music on your arm that only you and other music lovers can read would be so amazingly cool and could serve as a great conversation starter for like minded people.
11. Music Note Tattoo
1212 Tiny Cool Tattoos for Girls: Something Abstract
Get something that is just pretty! Symmetric things are so appealing to the eye and this is just one example of how beautiful simple abstract designs can be. This is also just one example of a location on your body. Consider getting something simple running vertically up the outside of your calf, or even something simple on your foot.
12. Tiny Cool Tattoos for Girls: Something Abstract
1313 Horseshoe Tattoos
The saying goes that a horseshoe with the opening pointed up is lucky. The idea of consistently carrying around something that means luck could help you be confident and stay confident. If you are into horses as well this is a very cute simple way to show it.
13. Horseshoe Tattoos
1414 A Flock
This is perfect for those of you who get your energy from being around your family, friends, or just any group of people. Extroverts thrive on being around people and a flock of birds is the perfect way to show that. The cool thing about birds is that they fly on their own, but choose to fly in groups to get to where they are going.
14. A Flock
1515 A Piece of Paradise: Palm Tattoos
This is very surfer and chic, it isn’t girly, it’s slim, simple, and shows your love for the beach. We love this tattoo’s location on the ankle. It gives the allusion that you are something much bigger than where you are, and that you will always be something much more than your surroundings.
15. A Piece of Paradise: Palm Tattoos
1616 Your Spirit Animal Tattoo
Sloths are super popular tattoos right now and this tattoo is cute and amazing. Talk about a conversation starter. If you sleep all day and like to move slowly in whatever you are doing, a sloth is your spirit animal. If you have a different spirit animal in mind, go for it.
16. Your Spirit Animal Tattoo
1717 A Deer Tattoo
This is a super subtle way to show your country side! Deer heads are being printed in T-shirts on glitter and are even all over home decor stores. If you spend a lot of time outdoors, if you are a nature lover, or enjoy hunting or fishing this is a great tattoo for you.
17. A Deer Tattoo
1818 Cross Tattoos for Women
style="text-align: justify;">This has been popular behind the ear and on the back of the neck. Getting small meaningful tattoos on the wrist has been becoming more and more popular. The cross is a great way to show your faith or serve as a reminder to you that your faith is the most important thing in your life.
18. Cross Tattoos for Women
1919 An Arrow To Go With Your Bow
Yes the bow on your head because you are a girly girl… there’s nothing wrong with wanting to get a tattoo when you are girly! Tattoos are about expression, and an arrow to go with your bow is a super cute idea. Arrows are everywhere right now and are most likely not going anywhere.
19. An Arrow To Go With Your Bow
2020 A Short Word
Love, hope, faith, luck, cats, coffee, dream, goals.. or whatever other four or five letter word that speaks to you. This location is a great idea because you would see it everyday all day and has the opportunity to be a great motivator.
20. A Short Word
2121 Your Favorite Animal
The simplest tattoos can speak volumes. If you are an animal advocate, a simple animal tattoo is perfect. An important thing is to remember is, “would I be okay with my children naming the animal on my body someday.” Because it will happen! But letting your kids name your tattoo could make it so much more meaningful.
21. Your Favorite Animal
2222 Quote Tattoos for Girls
We have already talked about short words, so lets talk about long words now. Victoria Beckham has a longer saying straight down her spine and it is one of the sexiest tattoos known to man. It is a perfect location for a longer saying and quotes because it looks simple and you can cover it with your hair when needed.
22. Quote Tattoos for Girls
2323 Due North Girl Tattoos
To keep you pointed in the right direction! This can point you home, to your goals, to your dreams, to the love of your life, to your family. North can be what ever you want it to be.
23. Due North Girl Tattoos
2424 Your Animal
Being able to take your pet with you wherever you go would be great, but unfortunately bosses and professors don’t like having animals in their offices or class rooms. Getting a tattoo of your first pet or your favorite pet will ensure that they will always be close to your heart.
24. Your Animal
2525 Pretty Tattoos: Permanent Jewelry
Something fashionable, classic, and that you will never get tired of wearing. Women now are getting eyeliner tattooed on, and jewelry sounds like an even better idea.
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