Not everyone opts for large-size tattoos. Most women and men love to have small simple tattoos on their bodies. There are multiple reasons to go for simple tattoo designs. First of all, if they go wrong then you can easily cover them up. Secondly, they can be extended into large size tattoos later on. Thirdly they are the best to pick for matching tattoos.
Here we give you the 50 best cool simple tattoo ideas for men and women.
Simple Forearm Tattoos
1. A dragonfly represents struggles. Therefore, a simple dragonfly tattoo like this will show your attitude towards hard work.
2. In My opinion simple designs always look cute. Girls should opt for simple tattoos like a small bow tattoo or a lace tattoo on their forearm.
3. I like simple tattoos because they are minimal and left up to the imagination of the viewer. For example, this cool simple design of a man kissing a woman is not so easy to intercept.
4. Yes, I know that elbow bracelet tattoos and wrist bracelet tattoos are very common but have you tried in neo-tribal style? Here is a blackwork wrist bracelet tattoo in a simple style that looks far better than jewelry bracelet tattoos.
5. Many of my clients ask for simple animal tattoos. Now, this bear tattoo is not as simple but it has a unique style (double exposure) that will surely be admired by everyone.
6. Birds are symbols of peace and prosperity. So try simple bird tattoos on your arm or hand if you are a peace-loving person.
7. Butterfly tattoos are mostly opted by women but they can also be tried by men who love nature.
8. This simple cat tattoo design will not only show your love for cats but will also represent how neat and gentle the life you live.
9. A simple compass tattoo like this on the rib cage will show that you try to lead your life in the right direction. In my opinion, it is a Perfect Simple Geometric tattoo idea.
10. One of the best simple couples tattoos would be the king and queen tattoo. You can just get inked by the letters K and Q on your wrists like this. Getting simple is not easy and one has to increase their focus span and attention in order to achieve it and become successful.
Tattoo designs for men’s hand
11. A simple cross tattoo would be recommended to those who have deep faith in Christianity and want to try a religious tattoo design.
12. This simple crown tattoo is worn by famous Canadian singer Justin Bieber. The back of the neck placement of this tattoo makes it even more attractive.
13. A simple dog tattoo like this will show that you are a loyal and caring person who loves dogs very much.
14. Personally, I think Dragon tattoos should be large and majestic but many guys and girls opt for simple dragon tattoos like this because they require less space.
15. If you believe in luck and charm then you should try a simple dreamcatcher tattoo like this which is considered a lucky ornament by native Americans.
16. One of the simplest feet tattoos that you can try is that of a feather. Here is a cute feather tattoo design inked as an anklet.
17. Finger is the most common part to try simple tattoos. If you are a person who supports wildlife conservation then try this design.
18. A simple flower tattoo design like this will denote that you put the character of a person above his/her external beauty.
19. You can try the name or a quote tattoo on your foot. But whose name you should get inked with? If you love your pet a lot then try their names.
20. Tattoo extensions are common. You can try a simple armband tattoo on your forearm and later extend it into a more elaborative tattoo like this.
Wrist simple tattoos for men
21. Geometric tattoos can be really simple but still, you can confuse people by trying designs that give optical illusions.
22. People often get weird tattoos on their hand. A simple arrow tattoo like this would be the perfect choice for hand tattoos.
23. Many men and women love to have simple tattoos of their favorite movies or tv series. Here is a really cute Harry Potter mark tattoo that can suit anyone.
24. No simple tattoo design is as beautiful as a simple heart tattoo. In fact, a simple heart tattoo design is way more meaningful than many other large tattoo designs.
25. During wedding season or any other festival, women love to have henna tattoos on their hands. You can try a simple henna tattoo like this or you can also check out posts of mehndi designs for more ideas.
26. Who said meaningful tattoos need to be large in size? This simple horse tattoo design shows that small tattoos can be meaningful as well.
27. Another cool idea often suggested by tattoo artists is the simple line tattoo. There are many versions ranging from Barcode designs to geometrical patterns. My favorite is this mountain design.
28. A simple lion tattoo like this will surely be eye-catching. But do remember that the alignment should be viewer oriented.
29. Lotus bloom in the dirt. A simple lotus tattoo will show that you know how to bloom in difficulties.
30. A simple mandala tattoo like this will look better on the wrist or forearm.
Best and simple tattoo designs
31. One advantage of a simple design is that they can be extended into large tattoos when required. Here is a perfect example of this.
32. If you wish to try nature tattoos then don’t go for the simplest design. You have to try a medium size version like this.
33. Rose tattoos are always pretty. This simple rose tattoo will look beautiful on girls.
34. This simple skull tattoo is a good choice for those who love to be adventurous.
35. I guess this is one of the cutest small matching tattoos that you can try with your partner. These are two flying birds.
36. You can also try a simple space tattoo design like this if you have an interest in astronomy.
37. A simple sun and moon tattoo will not only define your relationship but will also look beautiful on any part of your body.
38. There are many simple sun tattoo design that you can try from. This one is inspired by aztech styles.
39. This simple tattoo design will suit those who wish to have a matching tattoo with their siblings.
40. You can try a simple design of your favourite flower just like this.
Simple forearm tattoos for women
41. If you wish to have a matching tattoo design with your brother or sister then try a simple line tattoo like this on your fingers.
42. This is a simple Trishul tattoo. Trishul is the weapon of Hindu God Shiva. Check out these amazing Hindu tattoos.
43. Your tattoo design doesn’t have to be meaningful to the whole world. As long as it makes sense to you, it is okay.
44. If you think that simple designs can’t be impressive then think again. This simple anchor tattoo on the side wrist of this girl is way more attractive than most anchor tattoo designs.
45. If you try a multicolor flower tattoo design like this then it will show that you believe and happily accept both shades of life (happy and sad).
46. A simple tree tattoo design like this will suit best on fingers. Do not try it on any other body part.
47. Not all tribal tattoos are large in size. While tribal sleeves have its own charm still I think a simple tribal tattoo like this will look great too.
48. A simple turtle tattoo like this will showcase that you enjoy simple things in life. You find happiness even in the smallest of things.
49. If you wish to have a simple wolf tattoo then howling wolf is the best design that you can try.
50. Here is a small tattoo design that will look great on calves.
Which tattoo design you liked the most?