You know the saying 'Don't judge a book by its cover?' The same rule can be changed into 'Don't judge a person by its ink.' Getting some body art inked is, probably, one of the best ways for self-expression - be it a drawing in remembrance of your past beliefs or shenanigans or be it a minimal tattoo filled with deep meanings. No tattoo design is meaningless or ugly, because there's always something bigger behind it. At least to the person who chose the unique tattoo, that is.

These days everyone seems to have some ink on their bodies, and big designs don't surprise anyone anymore. And if full body designs and teardrops may not be appropriate tattoo ideas for kindergarten teachers, minimalist tattoos are no longer excluded from official or modest work appearances. How else can you show everyone that you are an individual, right?

This collection of small tattoos is the answer. Small is the new big! Which one is your favorite?

#1

Minimalist Tattoo

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Blue 3 years ago

YAS!

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Minimalist Tattoo

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RueSingh 3 years ago

AMAZING

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Janice Rousseau-Wood 3 years ago

I love this .

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#4

Minimalist Tattoos

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AmandaPack 3 years ago

I asked a tattoo artist once what tattoo she's done so many times she was sick of doing it, and her response was immediately blowing dandelions.

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#5

Minimalist Tattoo

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Haajrah Alam 2 years ago

I would love that!

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Minimalist Tattoo

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monicamcgovern 3 years ago

Is that a line drawing of a sad sperm

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#7

Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoos

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AmberleighKemeza 3 years ago

I love that this is pretty much telling someone that they are home.

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#9

Minimalist Tattoo

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suzemagoo 3 years ago

Terrific but it should have been a unicorn, not a cow, that was abducted.

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#10

Minimalist Tattoo

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StephanieLocher 3 years ago

This made me think of you Nicole Koren.

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Minimalist Tattoos

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RueSingh 3 years ago

This is so cute! Like, I generally want this.

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#12

Minimalist Tattoo

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ÁgnesKóbor 3 years ago

Love this one!!

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#13

Minimalist Tattoo

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Anastasya 3 years ago

Awww I love elephants )

#14

Minimalist Tattoo

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RueSingh 3 years ago

I WANT IT

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#15

Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoos

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Angie C 6 months ago

Someone needs a pedi

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Maryy Kostadinowa 3 years ago

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That unshaved leg bothers me.

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#20

Minimalist Tattoo

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KatBlak 3 years ago

cute way to support the semicolon project

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#21

Minimalist Tattoo

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LindsayAnn 3 years ago

I love the detail.

#22

Kitten's Portrait

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AlyceQuinlan 3 years ago

Awwwww...! ❤️

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#23

Minimalist Tattoo

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suzemagoo 3 years ago

Pinky bee beats ring, wings down.

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Pascal Green 3 years ago

Love this one

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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#38

Minimalist Harry Potter Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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NickLawrence 3 years ago

Tman!!

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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JulijaMichailova 3 years ago

Love it!!!

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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LindaJolliffe 3 years ago

Extremely cute badass!

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Simple

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KatBlak 3 years ago

these are done with pen. Tattoo ink wouldn't fall into the skin creases.

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Veselina Zhecheva 3 years ago

Scorpio <3

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Semi-colon Cat

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Minimalist Tattoo

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suzemagoo 3 years ago

Might have worked better if one was a mirror image of the other.

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Robin Laananen 3 years ago

There's a great band called The Coathangers!

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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Minimalist Tattoo

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#69

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KatBlak 3 years ago

is this white ink?

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A Memory Etched..

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Fairies

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#73

Tree Of Life By Darwin

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ThomasPL 3 years ago

I think.... It's the best one!

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Three Little Rasta Birds

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Tauri

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#76

My Family In Symbols Representing Each Individual

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Matching Mickeys

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