The 13 Kinds Of Tattoos We All Wanted In 2013

This year made everyone rethink ink.

1. Watercolor Tattoos

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Watercolor tattoos blew everyone’s minds with all their brilliant, dripping glory. See more here.

Origami cranes | colorful peace sign | dripping arm tattoo | girl and bird | fox | watercolor forearm

2. Finger Tattoos

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Finger tats are the new knuckle tats.

Dots and V’s | knuckle tattoos | cross tattoo | stars | giraffe | necessity/absurdity | henna

3. Matching Tattoos

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Sharing is caring. See a bunch more examples here.

Russian doll tattoos | To infinity and beyond | ring tattoos | side finger tattoos | wrist tattoos | wild tattoos

4. White Tattoos

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Walter White tattoos were big, too.

Here’s a handy guide to help you figure out whether you should get a white tattoo.

Anchor | moon phases | lace sleeve | cross tattoo | feather | neck tattoo

5. Tiniest Tattoos

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It’s like you’re wearing nothing at all! Check out 74 more teeny-tiny micro tattoos here.

Moon | sailboat | cat on neck | cat behind ear | hanger | arrow

6. Typography Tattoos

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The power of WORDS. More typography tattoos here.

spark | Stand tall | beloved | e. e. cummings | HASD | maybe | love | CALM | ampersand | not all those who wander

7. Temporary Tattoos

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Almost cooler than the real thing. See a bunch of awesome ones available for purchase here.

Bow | flowers | bunny | hug | cats | tattone

8. Black Line Tattoos

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Simple, angular black line tattoos are a popular choice for the aesthete. See more gorgeous geometric tattoos here.

Triangle back | arm stripes | lion head | arrows | geometric diamond shape | abstract | thumbs

9. Coordinate Tattoos

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For the perpetually sentimental.

Back | forearm | wrist | matching

10. Arrow Tattoos

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Arrows can only be shot by pulling it backwards. So mull on that.

Forearm diamond | arrow and dots | five arrows | wrist arrows | finger tattoo | forearm tattoo

11. Triangle Tattoos

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Mathematically, the triangle is the symbol for CHANGE, so it’s actually meaningful.

Wrist triangles | inner elbow triangles | back neck tattoo via Floriane Libilbehety | triple triangle line tattoo | back of the arm triangles | finger triangles | forearm triangles

13. Vibrant Ink Tattoos

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It’s absolute sorcery that tattoo artists are able to create something this insanely vivid on human skin.

Rainbow spots | rainbow feather | falling mountain | blue and red geometric | red lace | ribbons

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