Everyone has different ideas about their favorite sexy tattoos. Is a lower back tattoo sexy? What about an armband? Both the choice of image and the location play a part in an appealing tat. What makes a tattoo considered sexy is definitely in the eye of the beholder.
Lower Back Tattoos
There's controversy in the tattoo world over lower back tattoos. Some people think these are incredibly sexy tattoos, an ornament for an already beautiful part of the female body. Others are tired of seeing lower back tats and have taken to calling them tramp stamps.
Some designs that many find sexy on this area include:
- A stylized tribal design or Celtic knotwork.
- A butterfly or fairy with wings spread across the back.
- A small image of a flower, a dolphin or another nature symbol.
- A word like "goddess" or "angel" in stylized script.
Armbands are popular with men who often think a tattoo accentuates a pumped-up bicep. They've become as ubiquitous as lower back tattoos, and they stir up just as much admiration and controversy. If you're going for an armband and you want it to look sexy, consider the following:
- Make sure you keep your arms in shape. An armband will draw just as much attention to a flabby bicep as a fit bicep.
- Hire the best artist you can find. Good work shines, no matter where it's placed.
- Wear your tattoo with confidence. It's not just the tat that's sexy, it's the attitude of the person who wears it.
Some people think the sexiest tattoos are the ones most people won't see. These hidden tattoos include tats on the breasts, lower abdomen, groin and genitals. Depending on your personal idea of what is sexy, you might choose a pretty design, a sophisticated pattern or a blatant sexual come-on.
When you're in a relationship, getting your partner's name tattooed someplace private might seem like a very sexy idea. However, tattoo artists may not advise individuals to get that kind of tattoo - they've seen too many people come in for cover-ups after break-ups.
Search online for "sexy tattoos" and you'll find plenty of naked women inked on arms, chests and legs. It's a little difficult to know whether these tattoos are just for the wearers, or if they expect other people to think they're sexy. Men with these tats are presumably admirers of women, or else they wouldn't have chosen images celebrating the female body.
However, it's clear that many individuals feel that nude or semi-nude images are sexy. Sometimes called pinup girls, after 1950's-era calendar girls, these tats feature:
- Large-chested, bare-breasted women in all sorts of poses
- Fully naked women wearing lascivious looks
- Fantasy girls dressed as bikers, vampires, devils and angels
- Leather-clad beauties, sometimes bearing whips and chains
- Schoolgirls, nurses and other uniformed gals
Women also sometimes get tattoos of gorgeous women. Wearing these sexy tattoo images doesn't necessarily indicate sexuality; these tats can also represent female power. Some women choose to have sexy men tattooed on themselves to make a statement as well.
Finding Your Sexy Tattoo
While the definition of what's sexy can change from person to person, getting some visual inspiration may help you to find the sexy tat you're looking from. Check out these resources for free flash and images:
- Tattoo3designs.com: Find free flash of old school sexy tattoos.
- Tattoo Collections: This site offers a gallery of 60 images of alluring tattoo designs for women.
- Tattoo Johnny: More than 5,000 tattoo images that have been tagged as sexy. Find some inspiration for your new tat here.
- Tattoos for Women by Women: Photos and flash of some sexy tats just for women.
Sexy Temporary Tattoos
Have you always wanted a tattoo, but you're not quite ready to get one? Does your partner admire tattoos on other people? Temporary tattoos can be a way to get a sexy look without making a permanent change to your body. You can find temporary lower back tattoos, ankle tattoos and even tats for your nipples. Some temporary tattoos include tiny, sparkling crystals that adhere to the skin.
You can put a temporary tattoo in as public or as private a place as you want. If you find that you like it, see an artist about getting a sexy tattoo that will last a lifetime.