A tattoo on or behind the ear can strike the perfect balance between boldness and subtlety for some people. Check out these ear tattoo ideas for some inspiration!

The area behind the ear is an erogenous zone for many people, so an ear tattoo can be sexy! But be careful – tattoos on cartilage tend to fade and blur more quickly, and cartilage infections can be much more difficult to treat than regular infections. If you want to tattoo your ear, make sure the artist is an experienced professional!

#1 Peter Pan Tattoo

Peter Pan Tattoo

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starla4 3 years ago

That is am amazing amount of detail for something so tiny!

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#2 Behind Ear Tattoo

Behind Ear Tattoo

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DariaDuchess 3 years ago

It´s from the little prince - I love it.

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#3 Waldo Ear Tattoo

Waldo Ear Tattoo

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SandiJustisKetchumHoffman 3 years ago

Hahaha most creative!

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#4 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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WendyDonnelly 3 years ago

DAMN that's pretty!

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#5 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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JessicaHunt 3 years ago

Ouch

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#6 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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JessicaHepler 3 years ago

Done and designed by Hanna Snowdon friggen queen of awesome tattoo designs

#7 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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SarahMarkCleverley 3 years ago

Love it but the lower ear ring in wrong place lol

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#8 Behind Ear Tattoo

Behind Ear Tattoo

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RebeccaDaigle 3 years ago

Love this because life should be music to your ears!

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#9 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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Lisa-MarieSaunders 3 years ago

Love this!

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#10 Ear Tattoos

Ear Tattoos

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nedaownu13 3 years ago

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Don't these hurt

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#11 Dream Catcher Tattoo

Dream Catcher Tattoo

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DitikshaJagad 3 years ago

I've always wanted a dream catcher tattoo but never knew where on my body should i get it done but this seems an unusual place! :)

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#12 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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AlixCampbell 3 years ago

This isn't a tattoo. Can see the lines of the transfer. Very pretty though X

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#13 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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LeopardHorse56 3 years ago

Hmmmm.... It's...... Definitely creative..... And interesting......

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#14 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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AnabelleClendening 3 years ago

owwwww

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#15 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#16 Behind Ear Tattoo

Behind Ear Tattoo

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#17 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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GertieSmith 3 years ago

clever

#18 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#19 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#20 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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KatBlak 3 years ago

What a beautiful addition with earrings

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#21 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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ShellyMorrison 3 years ago

That is freaking awesome!

#22 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#23 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#24 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#25 Star Wars Ear Tattoo

Star Wars Ear Tattoo

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#26 Behind Ear Tattoo

Behind Ear Tattoo

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ZanMason 3 years ago

amazing

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#27 Strawberry Ear Tattoo

Strawberry Ear Tattoo

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#28 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#29 Kitty

Kitty

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#30 Awesome Hummingbird Tattoo!

Awesome Hummingbird Tattoo!

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#31 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#32 Shark Ear Tattoo

Shark Ear Tattoo

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#33 Behind Ear Tattoo

Behind Ear Tattoo

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#34 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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JildeGarst 3 years ago

And a very fitting earring to go with it...

#35 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#36 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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ShellyMorrison 3 years ago

Love this one!

#37 Rat Tattoo

Rat Tattoo

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#38 Deathly Hallows Tattoo

Deathly Hallows Tattoo

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#39 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#40 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#41 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#42 Ear Tattoos

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#43 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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GertieSmith 3 years ago

earrings? what are earrings?

#44 Teapot Tattoo

Teapot Tattoo

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#45 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#46 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#47 Ear Tattoo

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#48 Ear Tattoo

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#49 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#50 Behind Ear Tattoo :)

Behind Ear Tattoo :)

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DianaFearn 3 years ago

Wow, a butterfly pooping music!

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#51 Behind Ear Tattoo

Behind Ear Tattoo

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#52 Scorpio

Scorpio

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#53 Tree Tattoo

Tree Tattoo

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#54 Ear Tattoo

Ear Tattoo

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#55 Mom & Daughter Matching Tattoos

Mom & Daughter Matching Tattoos

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#56 Tree Tattoo

Tree Tattoo

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