19 Small Hand Tattoo Ideas You’re Really Gonna Want

If you’re looking for a tattoo that slaps, look no further.

Want a tattoo that’s slightly visibly but also slightly hidden? Wow, you’re difficult. Kidding. But it sounds like you need to get yourself a hand tattoo—particularly a small one. These 19 tiny hand-tattoo ideas are subtle enough that they won’t scream ‘HEY! I’M A TATTOO!’ but with how cool they are, you’ll kind of wish they did.

Flower Finger Tattoo

This dainty daisy tattoo is so sweet, people won’t care that you’re *technically* flipping them off to show them your finger tattoo.

Fine-Line Finger Tattoo

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When worn with stacks of rings, this tiny knuckle tattoo looks more like a piece of jewellery than ink.

White-Ink Wrist Tattoo

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This bright North Star tattoo looks especially good in white ink.

Little Letter Tattoos

A letter on the side of each finger is a cool way to spell out initials, abbreviations, or a short word on your hand without it being too visible.

Stick-and-Poke Hand Tattoo

This small hand tattoo slaps. Just a friendly reminder that tattoos don’t always have to be serious.

Underside Knuckle Tattoos

Knuckle tattoos are cool, yes, but under-the-knuckle tattoos? Even cooler.

Tiny Teacup Tattoo

We all have that friend who loves to spill the tea, and this cheeky palm tattoo is for them.

Flute Finger Tattoos

Instead of getting the usual cheesy matching tattoos with your friends, get a design centred around something you can really bond over: wine night.

Hidden Finger Tattoo

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Get a word or phrase tattooed down the side of your finger so you can take cool pictures like this.

10 Wrapped Vine Tattoo

Mimic the way vines grow in nature, and get a tattoo of a vine that starts on the side of your hand and wraps around your pinkie.

11 Bracelet Tattoo

The thin line and dot work around the wrist give the illusion of a dainty bracelet.

12 Tiny Paw-Print Tattoo

Want to pay tribute to your furry friend but don’t want a giant picture of a dog’s face on your body? A tiny paw-print design on your own hand is a clever alternative.

13 Pizza Slice Knuckle Tattoo

If your love for pepperoni pizza is really real, put it in ink.

14 Heartbeat Hand Tattoo

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This cool design starts out as a tiny heart and turns into a heartbeat pattern.

15 Matching Finger Tattoos

These matching hand tats are made even more romantic in red ink.

16 Prayer Hand Tattoo

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What’s more spiritual than getting the word ‘pray’ on the outside of your hand?

17 Small Side Hand Tattoo

Don’t forget about the real estate along the side of your palm. It’s the perfect spot for a small hand tattoo.

18 Tiny Heart Hand Tattoo

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Try an understated, minimalist tattoo on the underside of your finger for a touch of ink that still feels simple.

19 Mini Knuckle Tattoos

 You’ve got knuckles for a reason, and I’m pretty sure that reason is for lots of cool tattoos like this. Or for holding stuff. Either one.

This post originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com.

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