In the past, artists shied away from the color white in tattoos because it had a tendency to fade and wasn’t visible on all skin. But as technology has changed ink has changed as well, white ink tattoos for women are growing in popularity.
The best part about white ink tattoos is the color flatters a variety of skin tones in different ways. On light skin, white ink shines bright. On dark skin, the tattoo ink creates an interesting contrast that will draw others’ eyes.
Because the color white is naturally radiant, tattoos featuring white ink will kind of glow in UV light.
Since white ink tattoos are more subtle than tattoos with black ink, more women are willing to get large tattoos that cover portions of their bodies. Popular places for white ink tattoos include the wrist, fingers, chest, shoulders, behind the ear and thighs.
Women who choose white ink tattoos usually do so because they want a tattoo, but want it to be dainty, feminine and easy to cover.
Cute white ink tattoo ideas include infinity symbols, geometric shapes, arrows, hearts, animal faces, powerful words, short phrases, and mandala designs.
Whether you want a sleeve done all in white or want small symbols inked on your fingers, women need to talk with their artist about ink quality and the artist’s experience with white ink tattoos for women.
It’s a good idea to heed the advice of your artist and make sure the ink will stay white for a long time before needing to be retouched.
White ink tattoos for women are meant to impress. Check out women’s white ink tattoo ideas here.