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Tattoo Ideas for Girls Ears, Feet and Arms With Pictures

Updated on January 21, 2016
Girls with tattoos
Girls with tattoos | Source

Looking For a New Tattoo?

Tattoos are now more popular than ever before with females. The choice of tattoo designs and tattoo artists are bountiful worldwide. You should always try to match the tattoo style you want with a talented artist that specialises in that style.

You will find a tattoo studio on nearly every street corner these days. It is imperative to have a quality tattoo artist work on your tattoo design. Do a little research on your artist, look at their portfolio, ask about or do some online stalking. Do your best to know what they can and cannot tattoo.

Tattoo artists often specialize in particular genres of tattoos. If you want a particularly intricate tattoo design in a certain style, consider traveling interstate to see someone. Once you have your new tattoo you will soon forget the extra costs.

You need to consider the size of the area you intend your new tattoo to go on. Also the natural shape and flow of the body. Be realistic, a detailed design will be difficult to execute on a small surface area or on a bumpy location.

Most importantly, cheap tattoos aren't good, and good tattoos aren't cheap!

Just like everything else in this world, you get what you pay for. In the long run, it's worth paying little extra money to have a quality tattoo that you like rather than one you hate. A tattoo artist who has a high fee generally has talent.

Following are some beautifully executed tattoo designs from some of the most talented artists around the world.

Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the photos. All are available for inspiration on girls earlobes, behind the ears, arms and the feet.



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music within the earUnique idea from Peter PanA small cluster of star.Scripting of words of love, hope and beliefLittle cat slinking along the ear lobeColourful featherLarger piece flowing down the neckHearts in a lower position behind the earPanther print behind the earKnife optical illusion piercing through the ear lobepositioned on the outer side of the lobeWhere's Wally fun tattooGreen lizard wrapping behind the back of earDetailed flowers down the earlobe
music within the ear
music within the ear | Source
Unique idea from Peter Pan
Unique idea from Peter Pan | Source
A small cluster of star.
A small cluster of star. | Source
Scripting of words of love, hope and belief
Scripting of words of love, hope and belief | Source
Little cat slinking along the ear lobe
Little cat slinking along the ear lobe | Source
Colourful feather
Colourful feather | Source
Larger piece flowing down the neck
Larger piece flowing down the neck | Source
Hearts in a lower position behind the ear
Hearts in a lower position behind the ear | Source
Panther print behind the ear
Panther print behind the ear | Source
Knife optical illusion piercing through the ear lobe
Knife optical illusion piercing through the ear lobe | Source
positioned on the outer side of the lobe
positioned on the outer side of the lobe | Source
Where's Wally fun tattoo
Where's Wally fun tattoo | Source
Green lizard wrapping behind the back of ear
Green lizard wrapping behind the back of ear | Source
Detailed flowers down the earlobe
Detailed flowers down the earlobe | Source

Ear Tattoos

Tattoos behind and on the ear lobe itself are low on the pain scale. There isn't a lot of extra flesh behind the ear, when a tattoo is done on the ear lobe it vibrates on the tight muscles of the neck.

For a tattoo to be done an earlobe, the tattoo artist needs to be technically skillful with small design and details. Considering ear tattoos are very small, a steady hand and vast amount of experience is required.

The ear tattoo is not always easily covered when you want to hide your tattoos. Outer lobes will continually pop through any hair used to hide them. Tattoos behind the ear can be covered with scarves and collars. These tattoos, however tiny, will always be on show to the public. Due to its location you will often forget its existence because you can't readily see it when looking at yourself in the mirror.

Arm and Sleeve Tattoo's

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Armpit tattoo with an amazing splash of colourFlowers and decoration flow over shoulderCare Bears from childhoodKnife through broken heart arm pieceUnique 3/4 sleeve of a woman and skullAsian Inspired sleeveBatman themed sleeveBlue circular patternDay of the Dead skill and ladyComplete sleeve including butterfly on handA memorial toward the disease of diabetes that plagues its wearerDay of the Dead lady on forearmTattoos of well known artists workChildren's names on wristsAmazing colourUnique custom designsLacework designsTwo giraffes shaped into a heart when arms placed together.Portrait on inside of upper arm.
Armpit tattoo with an amazing splash of colour
Armpit tattoo with an amazing splash of colour | Source
Flowers and decoration flow over shoulder
Flowers and decoration flow over shoulder | Source
Care Bears from childhood
Care Bears from childhood | Source
Knife through broken heart arm piece
Knife through broken heart arm piece | Source
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Unique 3/4 sleeve of a woman and skull
Unique 3/4 sleeve of a woman and skull | Source
Asian Inspired sleeve
Asian Inspired sleeve | Source
Batman themed sleeve
Batman themed sleeve | Source
Blue circular pattern
Blue circular pattern | Source
Day of the Dead skill and lady
Day of the Dead skill and lady
Complete sleeve including butterfly on hand
Complete sleeve including butterfly on hand
A memorial toward the disease of diabetes that plagues its wearer
A memorial toward the disease of diabetes that plagues its wearer | Source
Day of the Dead lady on forearm
Day of the Dead lady on forearm | Source
Tattoos of well known artists work
Tattoos of well known artists work | Source
Children's names on wrists
Children's names on wrists | Source
Amazing colour
Amazing colour | Source
Unique custom designs
Unique custom designs | Source
Lacework designs
Lacework designs | Source
Two giraffes shaped into a heart when arms placed together.
Two giraffes shaped into a heart when arms placed together. | Source
Portrait on inside of upper arm.
Portrait on inside of upper arm. | Source

Arm Tattoos

The outer arm is one of the least sensitive areas of the body to get a tattoo. Whereas the inner parts of the arm both top and bottom, reach the intense pain level.

The inner parts of your arm, particularly the inner top, are fleshy and have a lot of nerves and veins close to the skins surface. These fleshy body parts swell and bruise. Infection is common due to exposure to contaminates occurring, while going about day to day life.

Arguably, the arm would be the most tattooed area of the human body. Visibility, to both the owner and the public is high on the arm, also the canvas area is flat and medium sized, suitable for many designs.

When a person arm is 70% covered in tattoos, it is called a sleeve.

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Dots creating lines and patterns are only executed well by the skilled. Different perspective of a face and lipsGorgeous turquoise with cross on chain. Very popular designHearts in shape of musical notesStars running along the top of the foot, designed to show off a nice pair of healsOld school styled anchor and flowersScripting positioned to peep above high heelsFunny little ditty on foot without toeFeminine butterfly and flowers tattooButterfly and flowers, simple yet beautifulAnkle and foot roses tattooLovely design where two feet meet to make a full design.
Dots creating lines and patterns are only executed well by the skilled.
Dots creating lines and patterns are only executed well by the skilled. | Source
Different perspective of a face and lips
Different perspective of a face and lips | Source
Gorgeous turquoise with cross on chain. Very popular design
Gorgeous turquoise with cross on chain. Very popular design | Source
Hearts in shape of musical notes
Hearts in shape of musical notes | Source
Stars running along the top of the foot, designed to show off a nice pair of heals
Stars running along the top of the foot, designed to show off a nice pair of heals | Source
Old school styled anchor and flowers
Old school styled anchor and flowers | Source
Scripting positioned to peep above high heels
Scripting positioned to peep above high heels | Source
Funny little ditty on foot without toe
Funny little ditty on foot without toe | Source
Feminine butterfly and flowers tattoo
Feminine butterfly and flowers tattoo | Source
Butterfly and flowers, simple yet beautiful
Butterfly and flowers, simple yet beautiful | Source
Ankle and foot roses tattoo
Ankle and foot roses tattoo | Source
Lovely design where two feet meet to make a full design.
Lovely design where two feet meet to make a full design. | Source

Foot Tattoo's

Tattoos on the feet are right up there on the pain scale. Due to your skin technically being stretched directly over your foot bones and tendons, minus muscle and fleshy meat in between, has been known to be exceedingly painful.

Healing a tattoo on the foot can be a little more tedious than others. Due to the constant, repeated need to walk, the fresh foot tattoo is always moving impeding healing.

Footwear is also another factor that affects the healing of a foot tattoo. You will need to find some form of footwear that does not rub any area of the tattoo. Ideally, barefoot is the answer as much as possible. Consider thongs, ballet slippers, tie on shoes as other options.

Tattoo area
Average length of time to get tattoo
Approx cost
Ear
1 - 2 hours
$100 - $200
Arm
3 - 12+ hours
$350 - $3000
Foot (one)
3 - 5 hours
$350 - $800
Average length of time a general tattoo will take in the body area. These times have then been used to calculate and average price. These times and costing are only approximations, price in particular is skill indicative.

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Whether you decide to get your first or fiftieth tattoo on your ear, arm or foot or change your mind as you walk in and go with your chest, legs, back, fingers, neck or torso - love what you get. Take the time to find a design you will enjoy looking at forever.

Once you've finished in the studio, follow informed aftercare procedures to avoid infection.

Tattoo artists are an awesome bunch, but like any other group or profession in the world, there are those who shouldn't hold a tattoo machine. Check your artist out, see what they've chosen to show in their portfolio - what they consider their best work.

Most of all, enjoy your tattoo experience and find your dream tattoo.

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      Leena 3 years ago from new delhi

      Though I am scared of anything permanent on my body, incase I change my mind.....but the tattoos are beautiful and amazing.

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      Anne 3 years ago from Hobart, Tasmania ~ Australia.(The little bit broken off the bottom of AUS)

      I totally understand the fear.

      Thanks for your kind words!

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      Linda Crist 2 years ago from Central Virginia

      I love your hub and the photos are awesome. I am 59 years old and still trying to figure out what design I want on my foot and on my neck. You gave me some great ideas. Thanks!

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      Teresa 17 months ago

      In the pictures, the one labeled "blue circular pattern" is actually a Doctor Who tattoo. It's his name in Gallifreyan.

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