10 Best Bipolar Tattoo Ideas You’ll Have To See To Believe!

by Mark
bipolar Tattoos

Looking for bipolar tattoo designs? Check out these new and beautiful bipolar tattoos and get inspired to ink yourself with one!

Bipolar Tattoo
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Lots of men and women, especially artists, throughout the world suffer from bipolar disorder.

A bipolar tattoo can be the perfect way to raise awareness among people about this mental health issue. Getting a bipolar awareness tattoo can open much important and needed conversations around this mental health topic.

There are various ways to depict a bipolar tattoo. Some bipolar tattoo symbols are masks, ribbons, half leaves, and so on. However, like other mental health tattoos, most people choose symbols and designs that are relevant to their own life and battle with this mental disorder. Check out the following bipolar tattoo pictures and get inked with the one you love!

Fine Line Bipolar Tattoo

Fine Line Bipolar Tattoo
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Fine line tattoos are basically art that you can get on your skin, for life. As you can see, this design has been inked with lines forming the different outlines of the two faces and floral motifs. The top half of the tattoo depicts a happy face with a fully bloomed flower next to it, while the bottom half is showing a sad face with fallen petals. The moods experienced by people with bipolar disorder is perfectly captured in this tattoo.

Simple Bipolar Tattoo

Simple Bipolar Tattoo
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A simple yet meaningful bipolar tattoo can be this design of a smiley. From the top view, it looks like the tattoo is that of a happy face, while from the bottom view it resembles a sad face. This small tattoo can be a mark of your experience with bipolar disorder. It can also be a way for you to show the world that bipolar disorder is nothing to be ashamed of, as masking being bipolar can have a negative effect. You can get this inked on your wrist, as pictured.

Cat Bipolar Tattoo

Cat Bipolar Tattoo
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Cats are undoubtedly some of the cutest creatures on this planet. So, if you love cats, you can incorporate them into your bipolar tattoo. This design is quite self-explanatory, due to the two cats laughing and crying, with the word ‘Bipolar’ written underneath. This tattoo is becoming even more eye-catching due to its colourfulness.

Chemistry Bipolar Tattoo

Chemistry Bipolar Tattoo
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If you want a cryptic tattoo, the meaning to which cannot be decoded by everyone, then you can get inspired by this chemistry-related bipolar tattoo. This design is depicting the chemical structure of lamotrigine, a well-known medication used against bipolar disorder. Not only is this tattoo quite interesting, but it can also be your personal reminder to take your medicine on time.

Voodoo Doll Bipolar Tattoo

Voodoo Doll Bipolar Tattoo
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Voodoo dolls are objects into which pins are inserted to positively or negatively affect a person. Those who have bipolar disorder might feel like someone is inserting pins into their voodoo dolls, to make them feel the extreme mood swings and depression accompanied by this disorder. The dotted shading and dual expression on the face of the two dolls are making this tattoo all the more meaningful. The belt around the motif can be the perfect description of how those who are bipolar feel confined within their mood swings.

Colourful And Vibrant Bipolar Tattoo

Colourful And Vibrant Bipolar Tattoo
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A bipolar tattoo that looks like art to draw your inspiration from, is this design right here. These two tattoos are extremely colourful and vibrant and will grab all the attention. The umbrellas are inked with a beautiful combination of colours with clouds and raindrops for one tattoo, and the sun and flowers for the other. The words, ‘Come Rain‘ and ‘Or Shine‘ are written on top of the two umbrellas. This design may remind you to keep being strong through the highs and lows of your life.

Elaborate Face Mask Bipolar Tattoo

Elaborate Face Mask Bipolar Tattoo
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As you already know, a mask is a very common bipolar symbol tattoo. Hence, a happy and sad mask inked with black colour can be the ideal bipolar tattoo for you. Even though this tattoo has been designed mostly with outlines and shading, the expression on the masks is quite easily understandable. You can get this inked on your forearm, as pictured, or even on your back.

Butterfly And Bee Bipolar Tattoo

Butterfly And Bee Bipolar Tattoo
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Bipolar disorder often makes a person feel like they are two different people combined into one. Therefore, this tattoo can be another way of depicting the feeling of living with this disorder. While one half of the tattoo has a beautiful and elaborate butterfly with its wings spread, the other half is made up of a bee with its wings by its side. The two insects are perfectly contrasting each other. This tattoo is a sign of the beauty that persists through all the phases of someone who is bipolar.

Forearm Bipolar Tattoo

Forearm Bipolar Tattoo
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A cute and endearing forearm bipolar disorder tattoo that can instantly make your day better, is this one. The sun behind the clouds with raindrops and streaks of colours beneath it is quite a new way of portraying the different moods you might face through the day. The colourless cloud is forming the ideal backdrop for the stream of colours underneath.

Green Bipolar Ribbon Tattoo

Green Bipolar Ribbon Tattoo
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The green ribbon is commonly used as a symbol for bipolar awareness. Hence, you can use this green ribbon tattoo with the word ‘Hope’ combined in it to get inspired. You can also opt for a black and white striped ribbon, as that is also another symbol raising bipolar awareness. Adding a semicolon sign to this tattoo is also a great option. The semicolon is a very popular mental health tattoo commonly inked by those with depression and means one should always keep going.

To conclude, there are various ways to create bipolar tattoos that perfectly describe one’s own battle with this disorder. Bipolar tattoos can be unique and look like art, or even be simple with minimalist designs. You can also add any other mental health symbol, like the semicolon, to make your bipolar tattoo more expressive. A good bipolar tattoo may be all that you need to fall in love with and accept yourself, fully.

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