Day of the dead tattoos are popular because they are considered an integral part of Dia de muertos celebrations. Most people opt for girl portrait or sugar skull tattoo design in honour of day of the dead. While day of the dead tattoos are equally popular among girls and boys yet they are considered girly and feminine by many. Here we have selected 50 beautiful day of the dead tattoos for men and women-
Day Of The Dead Tattoos Ideas And Designs
1. The most common day of the dead tattoo is the skull tattoo which is also known as calaveras tattoo. Here is a sugar skull tattoo design on the forearm of this guy.
3. Even though most artist recommend a full size skull tattoo but you can opt for a sugar skull tattoo without jaw bone too. It will look fabulous on calves or forearm.
4. If you want to make your day of the dead girl portrait tattoo special then base it on YOUR favourite female celebrity. For example this girl portrait tattoo is based on famous pin up girl Rita Hayworth.
5. Catrina is a famous skull cartoon that is related to day of the dead. You can style your girl portrait tattoo with the makeup of Catrina.
6. As the day of the dead portrait tattoo is styled with a lot of face painting so one thing you can do is leave subtle hints about yourself in your tattoo design.
7. Day of the dead celebrated due to religious faiths so it would be even better to add a religious symbol to your day of the dead tattoo such as cross tattoo or name initials of Jesus Christ.
8. You can also opt for day of the dead full sleeve or half sleeve tattoo designs. In both such designs you can add famous fictional witches such as this one seems to be inspired from the girl in horror movie THE RING.
9. Most people opt for sugar skull tattoos in honour of Day of the dead. This is why it is very common. You can try a scary skull tattoo if you wish to have a unique day of the dead tattoo.
10. One really impressive day of the dead sleeve tattoo idea for girls would be to get tattooed with their own portrait and then add a queen crown to it like this.