Do Tattoos Behind the ear hurt? Yes, Behind the Ear tattoos are very painful. This is the reason why people avoid getting tattoos on the inside ear or even behind the ear. However, there are still millions of people who like to get their inner ear tattooed. They look for designs like star, cross, hearts and even musical notes that will look gorgeous behind the ear.
If you are one among them then you are in for a treat as we present you 50 cute and small tattoos behind the ear with pros and cons for females –
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Do Tattoos Behind the Ear Hurt
1. The artist beautifully inked a flower tattoo on this girl to make it look like ear jewelry. If you don’t mind tattoo on your face then this design will be great for you.
2. There is not much space behind the ear so it would be even more meaningful to get a minimal tattoo design behind the ear. Here is a minimalist elephant tattoo.
3. Praying hands is a very popular tattoo design. Even though many people recommend to get them on the chest or back, in my opinion, you can try them behind the ear too just like this.
4. You must choose the size and shape of your ear tattoo and it should not be larger than your ear or otherwise, it will look odd like this seashell tattoo.
6. Another cool choice for behind the ear tattoo would be a dagger tattoo. The placement of this dagger tattoo can be improved by bringing it closer to the ear.
7. Trust me this girl bear a lot of pain to get this shark tattoo behind the ear. As ear tattoos hurt so you must prepare yourself before getting your ear tattooed.
8. Instead of opting for a behind the ear tattoo you can take your game one step ahead by trying an inside the ear tattoo like this Batman logo tattoo.
9. There are many options for inside the ear tattoos but the most attractive would be bug tattoos or small insect tattoos like this.
10. Neo tribal tattoos will also suit ear. Here is a neo tribal cloud tattoo design along with the sign of lightning. You can modify your tattoo design so that it looks even better with your ear piercing and modification. water lily tattoo meaning
behind the ear tattoos for females
11. If you don’t mind pain at all then I will highly recommend you this blackwork ear tattoo design. This is one of the best ear tattoo design that you will ever see.
12. Instead of trying a behind the ear tattoo you can opt for a face tattoo near the ear. Small cross tattoos or teardrop tattoos will look perfect at such a place.
13. You must have a clear idea for your ear tattoo. If you wish to hide your ear tattoo whenever you want to then get an outline tattoo like this. A girl with long hairs could easily hide it.
14. Inner ear tattoos are way more painful than behind the ear tattoos so how about showing that pain with a blood and knife tattoo design?
15. I don’t think every other boy or girl will have such a huge area inside the ear to get a Dracula lips tattoo but if you have then you should try it.
16. A bow tie tattoo will also look cute behind the ear but do not ruin it with any other additional tattoo design.
17. Barb wire tattoos are rarely opted but getting this tattoo design inside the ear would be ironical and PAINFUL.
18. Probably the most popular behind the ear tattoo design is the star tattoo design. Here are beautiful falling star tattoos behind the ear of this girl.
19. If you have large ears then you should try a flower tattoo design behind the ear. The most suitable flower tattoo would be of rose.
20. You can also opt for a feather tattoo design behind the ear but it will look even more attractive if you have colorful hair like this lady.
praying hands behind ear
21. OUCH. This ear tattoo design is very painful to get but if you want a majestic tribal tattoo on your body then try it.
22. So is this a parachute tattoo or a boat tattoo or a bug tattoo or a knife tattoo or a seashell tattoo? I am too confused to comment on it.
23. Could there be any better inner ear tattoo design? This will suit both boys and girls.
24. Siblings can have matching ear tattoos. All they have to do is to get tattooed with a roman number that will represent their place among all the siblings.
25. Here is a mute sign tattoo design and it will probably suit girls who don’t want to pay attention to the bull $hit of world.
26. Behind the ear is a good place to get religious tattoos. Here is the famous OM tattoo design behind the ear.
27. If you are a music lover then you can try an earpiece tattoo design behind the ear. Here is one example where the wires are inked in the style of a quote.
28. You can try such simple ear tattoo designs inside the ear if you do not want to hurt yourself and wish to avoid the pain.
29. Ear piercing is common among girls so they already know the pain of getting ear tattoos. How about a Rock on a tattoo design that shows your positive spirit against pain?
30. You can opt for a large size neck tattoo design that extends up to the ear just like this lighthouse tattoo behind the ear of this guy.
behind the ear tattoo ideas for guys
31. You can make your ear tattoo even more attractive by adding lines at several points on your ear line like this.
32. If you are getting an inner tattoo design then do not opt for inner ear piercing because it will be too distracting.
33. Even though inside ear has small area yet you can get meaningful tattoos. This small Saturn tattoo inside the ear is much more impressive than the trash inner ear tattoos.
34. Inner ear tattoos do not fade away as quickly as neck tattoos or face tattoos therefore you must choose your inner ear tattoos wisely.
35. You can get girly or feminine tattoos inside the ear. Here is a cute hello kitty tattoo on the inner ear of this girl.
36. Fairy tattoos are very popular among girls. You can try a fairy silhouette tattoo design behind the ear like this.
37. Another cool ear tattoo idea would be to try watercolor tattoos. They would be temporary but also they would not be painful.
38. It is hard to get a detailed tattoo design inside the ear. They sure look impressive but only an experienced tattoo artist can ink such tattoos.
39. If you get a rose tattoo design behind the ear then It will be symbolic if you add thorns to it.
40. Couples can get sun and moon tattoos inside the ear. They will look lovely and would be more meaningful to you both.
spider web tattoo behind ear
41. Music lovers should try music note tattoos inside the ear as they are very popular tattoo choices.
42. You can also opt for a one-word tattoo design inside the ear but make sure it is not too long or otherwise it will look out of place and odd.
43. Now here is an innovative inner ear tattoo design. The artist tattooed the grim reaper inside the ear in such style that the tattoo looks real.
44. You can try really small, tiny and subtle inner ear tattoos. If you like traveling then you can opt for an airplane tattoo design.
45. A spider web tattoo inside the ear is also a popular idea but make sure you get a full size spider web or otherwise it will look dull.
46. Instead of getting multiple star tattoos on your wrist or forearm you can opt for a single star tattoo design inside the ear like this.
47. If you are opting for a sun and moon tattoo design with your lover then do not ruin it with another ear tattoo design.
48. Here is a tattoo inspired by the Ghosts of Princess Mononoke movie by Studio Ghibli. You can also get tattooed with your favorite character behind the ear.
49. An umbrella tattoo design behind the ear or on head will be very meaningful. Here is a cute design.
50. You will find a lot of drawings of ear tattoos on Tumblr, Pinterest, and DeviantArt. Be sure to check them out too.
So which ear tattoo design from the above photo gallery you would recommend to your friends?