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50 Unique Tattoo Ideas For Your Chest, Back, Arm, Ribs And Legs. Authentic Master Pieces!

November 11, 2014
50 Unique Tattoo Ideas  For Your Chest, Back, Arm, Ribs And Legs. Authentic Master Pieces!

It takes guts, commitment and utter badassness to get a tattoo. Tattoos have been a mode of marking your body for countless years, and tattoos have just gotten better and better with time. From 3D tattoos to white ink tats, the sky’s the limit for tattoo artists and lovers.

If you have been thinking about getting a specific tat on your back, arm, side or chest, here are some things you need to know about finding the right design that works for you:

- All tattoo designs do not work on all body parts. For example, a tattoo design for the lower back may not work for the thigh or leg

- The tattoo design has to mean something to you. After all, it is something that you will look at and live with for a very long time

- Choose a tattoo design that will go with your personality. 

- Research and reflect before making your choice.

We’ve scoured the internet for the coolest tats out there to help you get the ball rolling. 


1. Chest

Extending over the torso, chest tattoos are popular among guys as the chest is a vast canvas ready to be filled with amazing artwork. It’s both one of the most painful areas and quite easy to hide if you wear formal shirts. But when summer comes, be ready to rip off your shirt and show off your ink. 


chest men tattoo

men chest tattoo

B) Women

As a woman, it takes courage to get a tattoo on the chest, especially if it extends over the collarbone, which is painful to tattoo. Flowers are a timeless theme for female tattoos; wings, skulls, rose, birds and quotes are other popular design for women’s chest tattoos.

2. Back

The funnest place to tat is the back, since it’s the largest canvas on the body. Dragons, phoenixes and wings are all common back designs. 

A) Dudes

B) Gals

back woman tattoo

3. Arms

The arm is a truly badass place a tattoo. You will show your edginess wherever you go since they’re quite hard to cover. Arm tattoos, AKA sleeve tattoos, are popular not only because they are easily visible, but also because there are plenty of options for arm tattoo ideas, no matter your gender or design preference.

A) Dudes

B) Gals

arm tattoo women

arm tattoo women

women arm tattoo

4. Ribs

The ribs are one of most painful areas on the body to get a tattoo, although the pain varies from person to person. Considering the large size of the ribs, there are plenty of choices for a meaningful tattoo. Ribs are also a popular choice for a tattoo location because it’s easy to choose when and to whom you’ll show your tattoo.

A) Dudes

rib tattoo men

rib tattoo for men

rib tattoos men

B) Gals

For girls, tattoos in this area always have a feminine touch. Tattoos of flowers, feathers, trees, dreamcatchers and quotes are all good tattoo ideas for ribs.

rib tattoos women

5. Legs

Much like the arms and chest, leg tattoos are great if you who want large artwork that can be carefully concealed when in professional situations. 

A) Dudes

men leg tattoo

men leg tattoos

men leg tattoo

leg men tattoo

B) Women 

Here women can have a lot of fun in designing and coming up with creative art for their legs from the upper thigh down to the foot. 

leg women tattoo

leg women tattoo

leg women tattoo

leg women tattoo

leg tattoos women


These tats are a small fraction of all the tats out there. From the amazing 3D back tattoos for men, to flower design tattoos for women, let your imagination run wild as you let your body be your canvas. Be sure to see our unique collection of tattoo clothing to match your ink! 

 Do you have any tattoos or tattoo ideas you would like to share with us? Please share some of your ink below. 

Courtesy of cuded.com, tattoosmob.com, freetattoo.org, stylecraze.com, tattrx.tumblr.com, wevegotyoucovered.buzznet.com, webcontemporary.com, mentattooideas.com, mrpilgrim.co.uk, tattooton.com, pinterest.com, boralginmages.appspot.com, fairtattoo.com, tattooeasily.com.