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27 Subtle And Tasteful White Ink Tattoos

Because you've been thinking about getting inked.

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us their white ink tattoos. Here are the magnificent results.

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This "Expecto Patronum" tat serves as my reminder to pull out happy thoughts whenever my mind turns dark. Also, I’ve had it for a year and my mom still hasn’t noticed it.–katrinec
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This "Expecto Patronum" tat serves as my reminder to pull out happy thoughts whenever my mind turns dark. Also, I’ve had it for a year and my mom still hasn’t noticed it.

katrinec

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–emilyk4cc91f

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I have a puzzle piece to support autism awareness.–alexisnikoleepps
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I have a puzzle piece to support autism awareness.

alexisnikoleepps

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Reppin' the state I call home!–emyw2
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Reppin' the state I call home!

emyw2

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–victoriag4bb

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I got these as a trial run to see if I wanted to get them done in black, but they’re so pretty now, and held up so well over four years, so I decided to keep them white!–ivymccarthy
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I got these as a trial run to see if I wanted to get them done in black, but they’re so pretty now, and held up so well over four years, so I decided to keep them white!

ivymccarthy

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I’m obsessed with world maps and traveling. Having this map on my arm reminds me of why I’ve chosen the road I'm on — I wanna help the world become a little bit better in whatever way I can.–siribirk
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I’m obsessed with world maps and traveling. Having this map on my arm reminds me of why I’ve chosen the road I'm on — I wanna help the world become a little bit better in whatever way I can.

siribirk

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You could say I love white ink tattoos...–sabrinap4707ec
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You could say I love white ink tattoos...

sabrinap4707ec

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–mollyb13
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–junixv

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My sister and I grew up in Tanzania, so we got matching tattoos as a subtle but meaningful reminder of how Africa made us into who we are today.–alexjrepip
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My sister and I grew up in Tanzania, so we got matching tattoos as a subtle but meaningful reminder of how Africa made us into who we are today.

alexjrepip

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I got this cute little baby elephant.–triciab4de2dd389
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I got this cute little baby elephant.

triciab4de2dd389

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I can carry a little luck with me wherever I go.–lunap431ffab3a
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I can carry a little luck with me wherever I go.

lunap431ffab3a

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–reaganc40d916215

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Mine is a reference from my favorite book, The Little Prince — the boa who ate an elephant.–hannahmarie2
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Mine is a reference from my favorite book, The Little Prince — the boa who ate an elephant.

hannahmarie2

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As a self-proclaimed Disney dork, this is my way to pay homage to Walt and it reminds me there’s always a little magic in life.–chantellem42730
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As a self-proclaimed Disney dork, this is my way to pay homage to Walt and it reminds me there’s always a little magic in life.

chantellem42730

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I have depression, so the semicolon represents Project Semicolon and its dedication to mental health awareness, and the two horizontal lines symbolize the = sign for LGBTQ awareness.–katheb2
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I have depression, so the semicolon represents Project Semicolon and its dedication to mental health awareness, and the two horizontal lines symbolize the = sign for LGBTQ awareness.

katheb2

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I got this band on my forearm on a whim and it’s definitely my favorite tattoo. It’s super subtle, so people don’t notice it unless I want them to, and I like that.–carsonleet
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I got this band on my forearm on a whim and it’s definitely my favorite tattoo. It’s super subtle, so people don’t notice it unless I want them to, and I like that.

carsonleet

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At the end of last year, my parents got separated. As an only child, all the pain and burden has fallen on me. I got this Hamsa (or Hand of Fatima) tattoo to represent my strength amidst everything and that I will let nothing pull me down.–valentinar4b4c
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At the end of last year, my parents got separated. As an only child, all the pain and burden has fallen on me. I got this Hamsa (or Hand of Fatima) tattoo to represent my strength amidst everything and that I will let nothing pull me down.

valentinar4b4c

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I got this white Southern Cross constellation tattoo a few years ago after living in New Zealand and I love it!–lindsays42fa
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I got this white Southern Cross constellation tattoo a few years ago after living in New Zealand and I love it!

lindsays42fa

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–caitlinmichelle

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I got a compass while studying abroad to serve as a reminder of my time there, my love of travel, and a way to remind myself of my direction and path.–caityr44b746b99
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I got a compass while studying abroad to serve as a reminder of my time there, my love of travel, and a way to remind myself of my direction and path.

caityr44b746b99

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Potterhead until the very end end.–laurabethl
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Potterhead until the very end end.

laurabethl

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A little reminder to always follow my arrow.–beatrices4
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A little reminder to always follow my arrow.

beatrices4

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–abisimons8
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–lexiegirl1

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My tat symbolizes growth. I was stuck in a depressing part of my life when I felt bound to the ground and there didn’t seem to be any way out. I got this tattoo to show that even those who are suffering can grow their wings and fly.–marisai43d91b909
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My tat symbolizes growth. I was stuck in a depressing part of my life when I felt bound to the ground and there didn’t seem to be any way out. I got this tattoo to show that even those who are suffering can grow their wings and fly.

marisai43d91b909

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