40 Small Tattoos for Women Looking for Something Sweet and Simple

Tiny is in!

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When it comes to tattoo trends, tiny is currently the way to go. Whether it's a roman numeral or a flower, everyone from A-listers to your BFFs are rocking mini inkings. Here's some inspiration from a few of our favorite celebrities for your next tat.

1 Halsey's Small Number 17 Tattoo
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Halsey has well over 20 tattoos, including a small number 17 on two knuckles on her right hand, which is her lucky number.

2 Selena Gomez's Small "G" Tattoo
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Selena Gomez has a collection of small tattoos, honoring everything from music to her family and her closest friends. The lowercase "G" behind her ear is reportedly in honor of her baby sister Gracie.

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3 Adwoa Aboah's Small Feminist Tattoos

Adwoa Aboah stands with women with these small tattoos, which feature tiny cursive script that reads "all the women in me are tired." The text by her knuckles says "Gurl Power."

4 Simone Biles' Small Olympic Rings Tattoo

With four gold medals and a record for the most world titles by any gymnast, we understand why olympian Simone Biles sketched the famous five rings on her forearm. If you're an athlete, this small tattoo will keep your goal top of mind.

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5 Arianna Grande's Small Female Gender Sign Tattoo
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If you couldn't tell from "God Is a Woman" and a number of Arianna Grande's female empowerment songs, she definitely fights for girl power. The small tattoo on her finger is the female gender sign.

6 Jordan Dunn's Small Script Tattoo
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The powerful message etched on Jordan Dunn's forearm reads, "fear is not an option."

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7 Hilary Duff's Small Heart Tattoo

A sweet little heart tattoo decorates the Younger star's wrist.

8 Kelly Clarkson's Small Clover Tattoo
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For her hand, Kelly Clarkson chose a cute four-leaf clover with heart-shaped leaves.

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9 Lea Michele's Small Coffee Tattoo

Lea Michele has a miniature coffee mug in memory of her late grandmother, who gave the actress her first cup of joe.

10 Lea Michele's Small Number Tattoo

She also wears a little number "5" on her side, in honor of her former Glee costar and boyfriend Cory Monteith, who passed away in 2013.

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11 Adele's Small Dots Tattoo
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Grammy Award-winning Adele has several small tattoos. On one wrist, she has three dots (above another design meant to honor her mother) that she got with The Civil Wars' star Joy Williams to honor the time they spent on the road together.

12 Adele's Small "A" Tattoo
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Behind Adele's ear, there is a small "A" initial tattoo — not for her own name but it's rumored to be for her son, Angelo.

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13 Adele's Small Paradise Tattoo
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Another mini tattoo inspired by Adele's son reads "Paradise".

14 Carrie Underwood's Small Cross Tattoo
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Carrie Underwood has a tiny cross tattoo on her wrist.

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15 Jessica Alba's Small Lotus Tattoo
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"That one's called 'My First Breakup,'" Jessica Alba, actress and founder of The Honest Company, explained on The Late Show. "It's lotus in Sanskrit. It means the manifestation of spiritual beauty. [This guy I was dating] was really anti-tattoos, and I felt like after I broke up with him I found myself again."

16 Kate Moss' Small Anchor Tattoo
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A small anchor adorns Kate Moss's lower forearm ...

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17 Kate Moss' Small Star Tattoo
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... and on her ankle, the model has another small tattoo in the shape of a star.

18 Rihanna's Small Script Tattoo
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"Never a failure, Always a lesson" are the words scrolled across Rihanna's collarbone — but they're backwards, so she can read it when she looks in the mirror.

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19 Drew Barrymore's Small Names Tattoo

Just before she announced her divorce from ex-husband Will Kopelman last year, Drew Barrymore posted a photo of her daughters' names tattooed on her wrist — seemingly as a reminder of the permanence of the family they created together.

20 Bella Hadid's Small Wings Tattoo

It's fitting that Bella Hadid, a Victoria's Secret angel, would have two small wings on each of her ankles, courtesy of go-to celebrity tattoo artist, JonBoy.

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21 'Pretty Little Liars' Small Initial Tattoos

When Pretty Little Liars ended, the stars of the series (Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell, Janel Parrish, Ashley Benson, Troian Bellisario, and Sasha Pieterse) got matching tattoos on their "shh" fingers.

22 Kylie Jenner's Small Grandmother's Name Tattoo

Kylie, the youngest Kardashian-Jenner has a number of inkings, but none so sweet as her grandmother's name on her arm.

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23 Small Cursive Flower Tattoo

Lovely cursive lettering serves as the stem of this dainty rose tattoo.

24 Small Initial Tattoo

When placed on the front of your shoulder, a tiny tattoo makes a big statement.

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25 Small Milk Bottle Bouquet Tattoo

We're suckers for a fun floral arrangement in a milk bottle — so why wouldn't we love it in tattoo form, too?

26 Small Wanderlust Tattoo

Your passion for travel will never fade — and neither will your love for this tattoo.

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27 Small Mountains Tattoo

Hail from the mountains? Recall your roots with a tiny tattoo of a mountain range.

28 Small Bird Tattoo

Beautiful blackbirds soar gracefully by this woman's collarbone.

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29 Small Floral Tattoo

Long-stemmed flowers are a feminine tattoo choice — especially when done so delicately.

30 Small Lunar Tattoo

Are you a bit of a free spirit? Look for a lunar-inspired design, or even your element.

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31 Small Wrap-Around Bible Verse

This tattoo is like two-in-one: On the inside of the wrist is a Bible verse, and on the outside, it connects with a dainty arrow that could be mistaken for a bracelet.

32 Small Leaf Tattoo

Tucked behind this woman's ear is a delicate but detailed tattoo.

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33 Small Map of the World Tattoo

Who knew you could fit the whole world on your wrist?

34 Small Dragonfly Tattoo

The metamorphosis of a butterfly or the growth of a dragonfly in ink is a beautiful way to immortalize your own journey.

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35 Small Flower Tattoo

We can't get enough of this easy-to-hide tiny tattoo placement.

36 Small Floral Finger Tattoo

Or, opt for the side of your finger instead.

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37 Small Paper Airplane Tattoo

Who says tattoos have to be serious? This one is whimsical and fun!

38 Small Moon Tattoo

A crescent moon makes a cute ankle adornment.

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39 Small Friendship Tattoo

What better way to celebrate your friendship?

40 Small Palm Tree Tattoo

This pretty palm tree is small, simple, and goes with anything.

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