Minimal tattoos aren’t just for the tattoo averse. Teeny-tiny, dainty, and delicate ink complements a bare arm just as much as a sleeve of bold, colorful designs. We turned to some of our favorite celebs to find all the inspiration you'll need for your next tattoo appointment. Plus, you'll discover some of the best celeb-loved tattoo artists in the game. From fine line masterpieces to meaningful quotes, these are all deeply symbolic and, of course, stunning.
Pull up your mood board and read on to see our picks.
Chrissy Teigen's Delicate Dots
“Please don’t tell me this means something in morse code, I just like dots” Chrissy captioned the Instagram post debuting her new ink. The tiny dots are courtesy of tattoo artist winterstone.
Yara Shahidi's Mini Message
Yara has a total of three minimal tattoos including this fine line ink on her wrist that says "Soul" in Farsi. Tattoo artist evantattoo also inked the actress with a small map location pin.
Beyoncé's Ring Finger Tattoos
Beyoncé has a few small but symbolic tattoos on her ring finger that loyal fans will recognize. The three dots represent her children Blue Ivy, Rumi, and Sir, and the Roman numerals IV is an important number to her and her husband Jay Z. The couple married on April 4, 2008.
Shay Mitchell's Sweet Hand Tattoo
“May or may not have gotten this at Coachella...” Mitchell said of a tiny tattoo reading "Honey," but a few years later we can confirm that it's real. Her minimal ink is also courtesy of celeb fave jonboy tattoo.
Selena Gomez's Subtle Neck Tattoo
Selena's "Rare" neck tattoo is, of course, a nod to her beauty brand Rare Beauty. She explains, "Being rare is about being comfortable with yourself. I’ve stopped trying to be perfect. I just want to be me." A message we can all get behind.
Hailey Bieber's Perfect Heart
Hailey, who has 19 tattoos and counting, is another loyal customer of Jonboy tattoo. It was hard to pick a favorite ink from the model, but we landed on this perfect tiny heart.
Jordyn Woods's Words to Live By
Jordyn's got plenty of ink, some courtesy of her tattoo artist brother. Our eyes are on this quote written in delicate cursive which reads, "What's meant for me will never miss me".