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12 Gorgeous Tattoos That Perfectly Capture The Beauty Of Latinx Heritage

Growing up Latinx is pretty much like winning la lotería.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us their tattoos that represent and celebrate their Latinx heritage and, well, prepare to be blown away by these works of art, like:

1. This stunning carreta wheel comprised of Costa Rican flowers, aka a beautiful way to always carry a piece of you wherever you go:

2. This colorful tribute to Coco, a cinematic masterpiece about the land of the dead (and a little boy named Miguel with a big dream):

3. This intricate floral skull design that celebrates both Dia de los Muertos and a lost, precious baby sister:

4. This lovely portrait of Ixchel the Mayan, goddess of the moon and fertility:

5. This pair of matching skull tattoos that'll always tie these two sisters together:

6. This rendition of the Mexican flag's coat of arms, which depicts an eagle perched on a prickly pear cactus gobbling up a rattlesnake:

7. This lovely trio of Lotería cards that represents the story, progression, and blessings of their life:

8. This beautiful El Corazon card to commemorate a childhood filled with family, fun, games, and a little competition:

9. This La Estrella card that was destined to be from the very first word they uttered:

10. This La Luna card that always reminds them to look towards and admire the night sky:

11. This touching tribute to the natural remedies concocted by indigenous ancestors:

12. This gorgeous half-sleeve of a calavera draped with a detailed veil and framed with perfectly shadowed red roses:

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