Thigh tattoos for women are popular today for a variety of reasons. The main draw for most is that these tattoos are very sexy, but another great thing about a thigh tattoo is that it is easily concealed should you need to cover up your ink. Further, thigh tattoos for women offer so much real estate for self-expression. The thigh is an ideal place to tattoo because the area is smooth and typically thicker than other parts of the body.
Further, every tattoo is going to hurt. That’s just a fact for most people. But, the thigh has more “padding” than other parts of the body making it less painful than other areas of the body. Now, everyone is different, but that generalization typically holds true. So, let’s get inspired! We discovered the latest thigh tattoos for women on social media to bring you some fresh ink below!
Looking for Tattoo Ideas? Check Out These Thigh Tattoos for Women
To kick things off, we find this absolute masterpiece that has used black and white ink to deliver one of the most emotive thigh tattoos for women on this list. What a stunner!
How gorgeous is this Mandala-style tattoo that’s shaped like the lotus flower? We find spiritual tattoos like this one to be so meaningful. A perfect spot for one is clearly your thigh.
If you have had the pleasure of ordering fish and chips by the sea in the UK, you quickly learned that their seabirds are one-thousand times more aggressive than our own. These birds will swipe down, fight you, and steal your lunch. This fun tattoo shows this love-hate relationship with the gulls.
One of the most popular designs among thigh tattoos for women is florals. In fact, it is probably the most popular choice for the spot. Here is a black ink banger that looks incredibly sharp.
As we said, thigh tattoos for women are about 55% flowers. Here’s another breathtaking example with the blooms expertly shaded and with vibrant purples and pinks. What a dream!
Who wants to be this handsome cat’s bestie? Pet portraits are also a great choice for this spot. This is an absolutely mesmerizing one!
We find another cat here, although one of a very different variety, it still looks fantastic on the thigh. As we researched thigh tattoos for women, we noticed a lot of big cats have been chosen.
Here’s a smaller example. For the most part, thigh tattoos for women tend to skew large but a small one looks as impressive. Take a look at this stick and poke tattoo and all of its absolutely mind-blowing detail. This style of tattoo is applied by hand, without a machine.
Blow Your Mind
This photorealistic tattoo of a rose is one of the most visually striking thigh tattoos for women on this entire list. If you want to go big and bold, you could do no better than something similar.
Black & Grey
Here’s a sweet and sophisticated design that incorporates a crescent moon among the florals. Notice how this one sits a little lower on the leg, this is ideal if you’re trying to stay away from very sensitive parts of the skin.
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Chrysanthemums are some of the most popular botanical subject matter for thigh tattoos for women and tattoos overall. We love the way the colors of the petals contrast with the greens used for the leaves.
We told you to expect a few cats among these thigh tattoos for women. This is a work of art! Notice how the shape of the tattoo accentuates the natural shape of the leg and thigh, that’s money.
This black tattoo seems to depict a volcano and flowers, likely a motif from traditional Irezumi designs. This is the perfect size for this particular part of the thigh.
Angel or Demon?
We find an evil cherub here that will appeal to the goths and closet goths out there. We really like the placement of thigh tattoos for women that sit just above the knee.
This vintage-looking tattoo harkens back to Art Deco design with its emotive and playful design that still maintains romance. Pro tip: red ink is always a good idea. We don’t make the rules and we can’t explain it, but when in doubt, go red!
Drama! This is such an expressive piece and one of the most dynamic thigh tattoos for women on this list. The artist has done an incredible job with the shading making each muscle defined.
Lean Into the Magic
We find a mystical owl here with antlers looking like an absolute heartbreaker. We love the hints of atmosphere here with the moon, some stars, and nighttime clouds creatively included.
Peace, Love, Cat
Here is another one of the cat thigh tattoos for women on this list. How sweet is that crown of flowers? Who could ever regret this choice?
This giant black widow tattoo is not going to be everyone’s cup of tea, but it sure makes for one of the creepiest thigh tattoos for women that we have seen. Do you, folks!
This is a splendid bouquet that’s been tattooed in the watercolor style. See how the colorful ink seems to splatter and spread outside of the black, defined lines? No wonder these watercolor tattoos are such a hot trend right now!
We have not seen too many of these upper thigh tattoos for women, but they are a popular choice! Lily’s are such impeccable flowers and we think they make for a great choice.
A very understated crescent moon makes for the perfect backdrop to the whale that has emerged from the water. The wonders of our natural world prove excellent as thigh tattoos for women.
This stylish butterfly that sits above the knee is the perfect shape for this particular spot. The shading in this tattoo is particularly impressive.
Well, you don’t see this… ever! The tattoo artist who shared this image also described how their client had requested the design: “An African Pixie Frog, but with a 90’s Taco Bell aesthetic.” They nailed it, right?
Delicate flowers are the most popular thigh tattoos for women but what about neon, bold ones? We think many folks would be happy with a tattoo that turned out this electric!
A thigh is also the perfect spot for a very meaningful, personal tattoo. That makes this design concerning faith in the form of a Sacred Heart so special.
This spider lady is creepy-cool. It’s one of the most creative and original thigh tattoos for women on this list. Keep it weird, people!
Yes, a giant animal skull does look great. This romantic and somewhat morbid piece is still beautiful and shows a ton of skill on the part of the artist. Those are some very clean lines!
Wow! This moon charm tattoo is a winner! We also see extremely clean, fine lines in this design. The delicate application of color in the moon shape is truly remarkable.
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This whimsical tattoo imagines a deer lady who has been pierced by an arrow. Not only is the subject matter poetic so is the way the tattoo has been executed. The color choices alone are brilliant! Find yourself a talented tattoo artist and you could walk away a living piece of art.
There you go! We hope you enjoyed these thigh tattoos for women and feel inspired to go out and get an original design of your own. As you can tell, there is no right or wrong way to tattoo your thighs. Stay true to yourself and to find a tattoo artist who will help realize your vision and you won’t go wrong. Now, go scratch that tattoo itch!
Andrew is a Chicago-based writer who enjoys finding the best of the internet, obsessively making lists, and cooking for friends. After studying Film and Art History, he developed a deep love for both topics. Celebrity news, pop culture, and stories that bring people together are his passions.
- 1 Looking for Tattoo Ideas? Check Out These Thigh Tattoos for Women
- 2 Keep Scrolling for Even More Thigh Tattoos for Women!
- 2.1 Chrysanthemum
- 2.2 Purrr
- 2.3 Drama
- 2.4 Angel or Demon?
- 2.5 Lady Love
- 2.6 Angels
- 2.7 Lean Into the Magic
- 2.8 Peace, Love, Cat
- 2.9 Arachnophobia
- 2.10 Bouquet
- 2.11 Delicate
- 2.12 Natural Wonders
- 2.13 Black Butterfly
- 2.14 Nineties Vibes
- 2.15 Neon Beauties
- 2.16 Sacred Heart
- 2.17 Seeing Double
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- 2.19 Moon Charm
- 2.20 Deer Lady
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