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Updated on Jul 11, 2020. Posted on Jun 2, 2014

The 34 Kinds Of Tattoos That Look Insanely Hot On Guys

Because people with tattoos are so much more fun to see naked.

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1. A Geometric Forearm Tattoo

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Especially if said arm is cradling an adorable animal of some sort.

2. The Triangle

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Stark and simple.

3. A Compass

4. Tree/Forest-Inspired

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Your new camping partner awaits.

5. Or Perhaps Just a Singular Leaf

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Poetic souls abound.

6. Mountains

7. A Cat

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By Valentin Hirsch.

8. A Butterfly

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If you can't date Harry Styles, may as well date a man with a butterfly tattoo.

9. A Sloth

10. Just Generally, Wildlife

11. An Asymmetric Geometric Tattoo

12. His Team Number

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Here's how to spot a team player.

Joey Kirchner photographed by Gregory Vaughan.

13. Your Favorite Song Lyric

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Think of all the amazing mixtapes he would make you.

14. Anything Nautical-Inspired

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You know what they say about guys with anchor tattoos...they're solid.

15. A Travel Tattoo

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Because wanderlust inspires general lust.

16. A City Skyline

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This guy definitely left his heart in Toronto. :(

17. A Straight Line

18. S.W.A.K.

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Male model Jourdan Copeland is sealed with a kiss, a present from me to you.

19. A Skull

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If you're into the bad boy prototype.

20. Some Mystical Finger Tats

21. Hand-Drawn Doodles

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If you're into artsy guys who look like they probably keep a sketchbook.

22. A Tiny and Subtle Tattoo

23. Simple Arm Bands

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Some people choose to have the bands signify someone they love who has passed.

24. An Inspirational Typography Tattoo

25. Peeking Out from an Otherwise Conservative Outfit

26. Something Religious

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If a man that's close to God is your thing.

27. Something Surrealist

28. Floral and Nature-Inspired

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There's something kind of hot about a guy who looks like a botany textbook, amirite??

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29. Mandala

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A sign that someone is probably in touch with his spiritual side.

30. Evoking a Starry Night

31. Or a Romantic Sunset

32. The Coordinates of Someplace Meaningful

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Also, this guy has no doubt read Moby Dick once or thrice in his lifetime.

33. An Underside Wedding Ring Tattoo*

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* Infinitely more hot if it's actually on your man.

And in case you're a man thinking of going under the needle...

Hopefully these sexy GIFs of Cykeem White will help to push you in the right direction.

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