If you’re a twin you can count yourself among the luckiest people on the planet. As you already know, the bond shared by twins is unlike any other bond. Twin tattoos celebrate the special connection you have by realizing the things you share in ink. From natural elements to designs that are truly out of the box, there is no shortage of possibility when it comes to your matching or complementary tattoos.
We wanted to get a better understanding of the trends, possibilities, and limitations of twin tattoos, so we turned to social media to discover the latest and greatest designs to give you some stellar ideas that you can run with and make your own. Tattoos are the ultimate form of self-expression and for twins, this is doubly true! Take a look at the following examples to inform your own tattoo designs!
Find the Perfect Idea Among These Terrific Twin Tattoos!
Have fun with it with something dainty and cute like these little angel wings. Most twins opt for small, uncomplicated tattoos and you will see plenty of examples of this on our list.
One twin with a sun and the other with a moon are very popular among twin tattoos. The two above are especially attractive examples.
Single Line Faces
Although not pictured here, this tattoo has an identical counterpart. We find two faces connected by a single line here which proves extra meaningful for twins. Below, you find their date of birth.
Line Faces Part II
Here’s another example of this very popular style of tattoo. The two faces are held in a pair of hands for a very evocative and beautiful design. A tattoo of this size in this style is not going to be a huge time commitment and you’ll walk away with a great tattoo relatively fast.
Celtic Trinity Knots
Here are matching Celtic trinity knots. If your family has Irish heritage, something similar would be a great way to celebrate it.
Aster Flower Twin Tattoos
Florals and botanicals are hugely popular among twin tattoos. Aster flowers prove a winning subject matter in these matching twin tattoos.
The Taíno were indigenous people who resided throughout the Caribbean including Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and the Bahamas. Before European colonization, they were the area’s primary inhabitants. These twin tattoos are a symbol for the sun or a sun god.
“No matter where, no matter what,” these two complementary tattoos read. It’s a sweet sentiment that’s popular. So popular, in fact, that we saw it often. So know, that if you go for it, you will be in very good company.
Here are some matching cherry bomb tattoos that look super playful and fun. The more unique your idea the better your twin tattoos will turn out.
These little, magical hands are so cute. Fingers crossed with little stars prove endlessly pleasing without making a huge impact, which should appeal to many twins.
Dachshunds are some of the cutest dogs on the planet and they look great in minimalist tattoo form as well. If you grew up with a pet you both loved, consider celebrating it with matching twin tattoos of it.
For these twin brothers, they chose to go with a couple of geometric bucks that match. The geometric animal trend has been well-mined but if it appeals to you, go for it.
We find an instrument cut in half with members of The Beatles making their way across Abbey Road. It’s a smart concept that somehow totally works despite the design being so minimal.
Lean into your kawaii sensibilities if that’s something you share and you can have an original and cute tattoo design on your hands. Little snacking gummy bears are just perfect here.
If neither of you is the type to “go big or go home,” consider a low-impact design. These smaller designs will be less painful, expensive, and time-consuming.
Pair of Pears
We find a set of matching pears in these complementary designs. One features color while the other is done in black and grey. It’s important to have a tattoo that works independently and by doing things slightly differently you ensure your piece stands alone.
Hello (Zombie) Kitty!
We are big fans of Hello Kitty! tattoos but we were shocked to see this zombified version of her. Lean into your weirder sensibilities for the most unique tattoos.
These breathy matching floral tattoos are a dream come true. You don’t have to reinvent the wheel to get a tattoo that you both love. Turn to the natural world for inspiration.
Sun and Sea
Wow! Aren’t these ankle tattoos stunning? Blue and orange contrast beautifully for a nice pop of visual interest.
Is sister time also wine time? These tattoos are a visual cheers. They’re done in the watercolor style which is a very popular trend these days.
Are you and your twin a couple of geeks? Celebrate what makes your relationship special with tattoos that comment on your favorite pastimes and hobbies.
One Love, One Life
“One love, one life,” these matching tree of life twin tattoos say. Simplicity is often bliss, so, when in doubt, go minimal instead of over-the-top.
Simple botanical motifs work well as elegant twin tattoos. These sophisticated and modern designs really stand out for all the right reasons.
How cute are these little teacups? Small objects are a great thing to get tattooed if you’re looking for something understated.
If the sandals in this photo are any indication, these twins might be from a beach town where lighthouses are beacons of hope and home. They make excellent tattoos.
In one of the twin tattoos on this list that is expressly about twins, we find two faces interconnected by a line. Most twins feel a special psychic connection and this tattoo comments on that.
We typically find small ladybug tattoos but these twins have decided to go a bit larger with their bugs. You get to call the shots!
Here are a couple of long-winged zebra butterflies. Nature will never do you wrong when it comes to subject matter for your twin tattoos.
Phil and Lil
Rugrats favorites, Phil and Lil make an appearance. Do you remember these cartoon twins? For a blast of nostalgia, revisit cartoons, movies, books, and more from your childhood for ink inspiration.
There’s no question what these two flower tattoos are for. We’re not sure who this sort of design scheme is for but if you have the need to proclaim “twins” on your body, this would be one way to do it.
Twins for Twins
In a more subtle approach, we find twins in figurative form, holding a fruit. It’s a touch mysterious which is always appealing when it comes to art.
Chicken, It Is
We don’t know why but these twins went the chicken route for their twin tattoos. They are beautiful tattoos that have been expertly applied, however, which makes them one of the more interesting, if not baffling, designs on this list.
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We leave you with a beautiful pair of matching rams. Take a look at all of those tiny dots used to add character and texture to the designs. Bravo!
Twin tattoos are as special as a pair of twins themselves. These tattoos that celebrate siblinghood are all about celebrating a special, unbreakable bond through ink. We hope you found some designs that inspired you to come up with your own twin tattoos. Happy tattooing!
Andrew is an Assistant Editor for Mamas Uncut with over ten years of experience as a writer in the creative, marketing, and blogging spaces. After studying Film and Art History, he developed a passion for telling stories in a variety of mediums. Obsessively making lists, reporting celebrity news, and diving into emerging pop cultural topics are a few of his interests.
- 1 Find the Perfect Idea Among These Terrific Twin Tattoos!
- 1.1 Tiny Wings
- 1.2 Celestial Bodies
- 1.3 Single Line Faces
- 1.4 Line Faces Part II
- 1.5 Celtic Trinity Knots
- 1.6 Aster Flower Twin Tattoos
- 1.7 Sol Taino
- 1.8 No Matter…
- 1.9 Cherry Bombs
- 1.10 Fingers Crossed
- 1.11 Matching Pups
- 1.12 Geometric Bucks
- 1.13 The Beatles
- 1.14 Gummy Bears
- 1.15 Delicate Bees
- 1.16 Pair of Pears
- 1.17 Hello (Zombie) Kitty!
- 1.18 Fine Florals
- 1.19 Sun and Sea
- 1.20 Cheers
- 1.21 Geeky Goodness
- 1.22 One Love, One Life
- 1.23 Botanical Beauties
- 1.24 Tea Time
- 1.25 Little Lighthouses
- 1.26 The Connection
- 1.27 Ladybugs
- 1.28 Zebra Butterflies
- 1.29 Phil and Lil
- 1.30 Twin Roses
- 1.31 Twins for Twins
- 1.32 Chicken, It Is
- 1.33 Double Rams
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