Reviewed & updated: December 26, 2022 by Jamie Wilson BA
Ribbon tattoos are very beautiful, and if you are someone that always wanted to get a ribbon tattoo, then these amazing Ribbon tattoo ideas are just for you.
Ribbons are used as a symbol of support, awareness and unity.
They are also used as decorations to beautify. And that is why ribbon tattoos are very famous, especially amongst women.
Ribbon tattoos look very pretty. Delicate and mesmerizing, ribbons signify a lot of things. We always see players or other famous personalities wear different kinds of ribbons on their chests for awareness of different diseases and health conditions. The most famous out of these is the cancer ribbon. This may signify different types of cancers like breast cancer, lung cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer and much more. The awareness against cancer is signified through a pink ribbon but you can use any colour or design in your ribbon tattoo. There is also a ribbon for aids awareness. Not only awareness, but a red ribbon also signifies love and symbolize purity. If you are looking for a new and innovative design for your ribbon tattoo, or maybe want to share your awareness through a ribbon tattoo, we have got you covered. Here are some amazing ribbon tattoo ideas that you are going to love. Women love ribbon tattoos for their delicacy and their meaning.
Colourful And Pretty Ribbon Tattoos
If you want a cute and pretty ribbon tattoo on your arm or wrist, this tattoo is perfect for you. It is colourful yet subtle and will be able to match anything you wear. The colour of this tattoo is pink, but you can always go for a different colour. The tattoo is done in a way that it looks almost real. The ribbon is also tied into a pretty bow in this tattoo and looks amazing. If you like this tattoo, you can also choose to get a similar cancer ribbon tattoo in the same colour. Your tattoo can look amazing as well as spread awareness to other people. This tattoo style is delicate and subtle, and people, especially women, love this style of tattoo.
Cute And Small Ribbon Tattoos On Fingers
In many cultures, a red thread or ribbon signifies eternal love, or love that transcends lives. If you want to get a meaningful and deep tattoo with your partner, then it is the best idea for you. In this tattoo, it looks like a very delicate red thread is tied around the person’s ring finger. Even though the tattoo is pretty small, it carries a deep meaning. You and your partner can get this tattoo together and it will signify the value of your love. This subtle design is perfect for everyone, even if they have not ever gotten a tattoo before. It is small and it will not hurt much to get it. Everyone can get this small red ribbon tattoo and it will be amazing.
Amazing Ribbon And Snake Tattoo Ideas
We all at some point have thought that ribbons and snakes look kind of alike because of their shapes. Well, now you can also incorporate a ribbon into your snake tattoo to make it even more interesting. This stunning tattoo shows us a very beautiful black and grey snake intertwined with a bright red ribbon. Even though this is a snake tattoo, it is very intricate and pretty. Yet the details on the snake are amazing. The snake, paired with the vibrant red ribbon brings a lot of depth to what might have been just another snake tattoo. This unique design is suited for you if you always wanted a snake tattoo but did not want to go too big. This is a medium-sized tattoo that will look good on anyone’s arm or forearm.
Amazing Cancer Ribbon Tattoo Ideas
Ribbons signify a lot of things and one of the main things that they symbolize is cancer awareness. Cancer is an illness that takes away a lot of lives every year, leaving their families in shambles. This is why a lot of cancer survivors and people close to them get cancer awareness tattoos in form of these very pretty ribbon tattoos. It gives them hope and also gives other people who are currently suffering a lot of hope as well. There are many ways to design a cancer ribbon tattoo. In the picture, you can see a pink ribbon around a rose. The large and colourful tattoo looks amazing. But if you want to get a smaller tattoo as a symbol of hope and solidarity. Breast cancer is one of the most common type of cancer and a lot of people get breast cancer ribbon tattoos to spread awareness.
Not only cancer but ribbon signify awareness for a lot of other diseases as well. Like a red ribbon signifies Aids awareness and you can also get an AIDS awareness tattoo. Blue ribbon signifies awareness for a plethora of diseases. Cancer ribbons and cancer tattoos carry a lot of meaning with them. If you are planning to get a cancer ribbon tattoo then we salute you. Raising awareness against cancer is very important, and tattoos are always a cool idea. Not only will it be an amazing initiative but will also mean a lot to cancer survivors and the family member of the cancer patients. You can also get these tattoos in a visible spot on your body like your arm and put some inspirational words on them that will encourage people.
Beautiful Kitsune And Red Ribbon Tattoo Idea
A Kitsune is a supernatural fox-like creature with multiple tails that originated from Japanese Folklore. They are also said to possess supernatural abilities and they get stronger and wiser with age. These amazing creatures have made their place in popular culture through several animes and mangas that have a supernatural theme. Kitsune tattoos are also very famous. But this tattoo also has a red ribbon around the Kitsune. This amazing and vibrant Kitsune and red ribbon tattoo will suit anyone. It is a larger tattoo so it is better suited for people that have experience in getting inked. The vibrant colours of the tattoo bring the animal to life and the red ribbon and bells give it dimension. It makes it look as if the Kitsune is actually moving. If you want to get a tattoo like this, make sure that you go to an experienced tattoo artist because this tattoo is quite intricate and not everyone will be able to execute it perfectly.
Delicate Black And Grey Ribbon Tattoos
If you are a black and grey tattoo person, then this transparent black and grey ribbon tattoo is perfect for you. The tattoo is delicate and wispy. It really makes it look like there is an actual bow sitting right on top of your arm. It is a very pretty tattoo and the bow looks really beautiful. Even though the tattoo looks really simple at a glance, it has a lot of details and shading. So if you are going to get this tattoo then find a tattoo artist who can perfectly execute this amazing black ribbon bow tattoo on your skin.
Amazing Wrap Around Ribbon Tattoo Ideas
Some people do not just want simple ribbons and bows as tattoos. Well, we got your back. You can look into this cool ribbon tattoo idea where the ribbon wraps around the arm of the person and finally ends in a bow in the front It gives the tattoo a complete look and looks stunning. There are a lot of placement options for this type of tattoos. You can get one around your arm, forearm, wrist, thigh and even your ankle. This type of tattoos are a little girly and best suited for women.
Pretty Roses and Ribbon Tattoo Ideas
As you all know, rose tattoos are very famous. People have been getting rose tattoos in different styles for many years now. But if you want to switch things up a little bit, then you can get a rose tattoo with a ribbon wrapped around it. Roses symbolize love and the bow of the ribbon will give this tattoo a complete look. Not only does it work with a rose tattoo, but also any type of flower tattoo that you might want. It is a really fun addition to normal flower tattoos. You can also get the ribbon around the flower in the specific awareness ribbon shape and use it to spread awareness about different diseases.
Adorable Pokemon and Ribbon Tattoos for Pokemon Fans
Are you a die-hard fan of Pokemon and always wanted to get an adorable Pokemon tattoo? Well, this cute Pokemon and Ribbon tattoo idea is perfect for you. The bow-shaped ribbon around the Pokemon looks really adorable and brings the whole tattoo together. Your arm or ribcage will be a perfect place for this tattoo. Pokemon fans love getting their favourite pokemon tattooed on themselves and this is a perfect way to do it. The colourful tattoo looks stunning and eye-catching. You can get any of your favourite Pokemons tattooed on you with a bow.
Gorgeous Ornate Ribbon Tattoo Ideas
Are you an extra person who is always looking for ways to add something more to everything in your life? We have just the tattoo you need. This beautiful black and grey ornate ribbon tattoo will surely turn a lot of heads. Not only does it look amazing but also adds extra bling to an otherwise normal ribbon tattoo. It looks like an actual ornament. If you are a fan of coloured tattoos then you can also get this ornate ribbon tattoo done in colours. Either way, it is going to look stunning on you. This delicate design is a little feminine and would look amazing on any woman that gets it. So if you want an ornate a blingy ribbon tattoo, this is absolutely perfect for you.
Ribbon tattoos are amazing in more ways than one. Not only do they signify love and bonding but also awareness for different health conditions, especially cancer. If you also want to stand up for the cause and raise awareness against cancer then you can get an amazing cancer ribbon tattoo. A cancer tattoo is a symbol of hope for many people. The placement is not an issue as you can get small ribbon tattoos anywhere. Here are some more ribbon tattoo ideas
If you want to get a ribbon tattoo, then all these ideas are pretty amazing. But make sure to choose a good artist who can give you the ribbon tattoo of your dreams.
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What is a ribbon tattoo?
A ribbon tattoo is a type of body art that features a stylized ribbon or bow, usually inked in black or colors of the wearer’s choosing. Ribbon tattoos may feature a single element or multiple ribbons, often arranged in an interlocking pattern. They are often seen as symbols of strength and resilience, representing someone’s ability to overcome a difficult situation or challenge in life. Ribbon tattoos can be personalized with colorful designs that incorporate meaningful symbols, words, and artwork. They are typically placed on the arm, wrist, neck, shoulder blade, and lower back but can also be seen on other parts of the body.
What are some popular ribbon tattoo designs?
Popular ribbon tattoo designs often feature bold, thick lines and simple color schemes. Common motifs for ribbon tattoos include butterflies, hearts, and other symbols of beauty and love. Some people may choose to feature powerful mantras or phrases in their design, such as “Never Give Up” or “I Am Strong.”
Are ribbon tattoos painful?
The pain level for a ribbon tattoo will largely depend on the size and placement of the design. Generally, areas with more muscle, such as the arms and legs, are less painful than areas with thin skin or few nerve endings, such as the ribs or feet. Additionally, thicker lines may cause more discomfort than thinner ones during the inking process. Overall, most people find that the pain of a ribbon tattoo is bearable and well worth the end result.