11 Tiny Tattoo Ideas We’re Copying From Celebrities

From delicate dots to dainty works of art.

Beyonce's small finger tattoos

Ivy Park

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.

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Chrissy Teigen's Delicate Dots

Chrissy Teigen's dot finger tattoos.

Chrissy Teigen

“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.

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Yara Shahidi's Mini Message

Yara Shahidi's minimal arm tattoo.

Yara Shahidi

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.

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Beyoncé's Ring Finger Tattoos

Beyoncé's small hand 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.

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Kaia Gerber's Tiny Work of Art

Kaia Gerber's Picasso arm tattoo

Kaia Gerber

Blink and you'll miss this tiny Picasso on her inner arm. It's one of Kaia's many tattoos courtesy of Jonboy tattoo. The model also has a handful of other minimal tats including flowers, an angel, and a few quotes.

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Shay Mitchell's Sweet Hand Tattoo

Shay Mitchell's hand tattoo

Shay Mitchell

“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.

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Miley Cyrus's Wavy Ink

Miley Cyrus's matching wave tattoo

Lauren Winzer

If you’re looking for ideas for matching BFF tattoos, look no further. Miley and a group of friends got these small waves courtesy of Lauren Winzer. They all chose different placements, but this is the type of subtle design that looks works for everyone.

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Selena Gomez's Subtle Neck Tattoo

Selena Gomez's small neck tattoo

Selena Gomez

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.

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Zoe Kravitz's Minimal Tattoo Collection

Zoe Kravitz's minimal hand tattoos


Zoe has a handful of minimal tattoos all over, including her hands. We love these tiny leaves courtesy of Dr. Woo, and if you look a little further down, you'll spot "LOLA WOLF" on her fingers, a nod to her younger brother and sister, and her band's name.

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Hailey Bieber's Perfect Heart

Hailey Bieber's small heart tattoo


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.

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Jordyn Woods's Words to Live By

Jordyn Woods' forearm tattoo

Jordyn Woods

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".

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Lucy Hale's Constellation

Lucy Hale's Gemini tattoo


Here's one way to rep your star sign, Lucy's Gemini constellation tattoo is also courtesy of Dr. Woo. This is just one of her many meaningful tattoos—Hale even rocks initial tattoos with the Pretty Little Liars cast.

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