Want a new tattoo but don’t know what design to choose? If so, this is the right place for you. Today, we have found 23 of the best leg tattoos for women. The leg is a very popular place to get inked because you can choose the thigh, calf, knees or even the whole leg. As there is such a large area to work with, you can pretty much choose any design. You can be as bold or as subtle as you like. So, take a look and get some tattoo inspiration. There is a tattoo to suit everyone and the only decision you will have to make is which one of these amazing tattoos is the one that you want to recreate.
1. Beautiful Patterned Leg Tattoo
We did the the hard work finding the best leg tattoos for women so you don’t have to. The first tattoo that we have to show you is a beautiful patterned design. This tattoo begins just below the knee and ends at the top of the foot. So, it covers the whole shin area. The design includes gems, charms, mandala patterns and more. It is a stunning piece of body art and it’s important to note that shin tattoos can be more painful than other areas of the leg.
2. Sun and Moon Tattoo Idea
Tattoo designs with a sun and moon are so popular and with body art like this, we can see why! This tattoo features a patterned sun and crescent moon with dangling charms and gems. It is a gorgeous thigh tattoo and it will look amazing on everyone. You can recreate this or you can try a different sun and moon design, maybe something subtler or smaller.
3. Magnolia Flower
If you like floral tattoos, then this idea is perfect for you. Here we have a watercolor magnolia flower that is tattooed on the shin. A magnolia flower is not only beautiful but it can also symbolize things like love and joy. You can try a similar shin tattoo or this design can be placed on a different area of the leg such as the thigh.
4. Stylish Wolf Tattoo
This next tattoo is so stylish and unique. The design features a wolf. Half of the wolf is exactly like you would expect and the other half is made up of flowers. We love this tattoo because the floral side of the wolf looks stunning. It can also symbolize your strong and independent side but also your feminine and joyful side. Maybe like a balance between the two. Try a similar design to this or you can have just a whole wolf.
5. Unique Leg Tattoo Idea
Looking for an unusual tattoo that is statement making and unique? If so, check this out. Here we have a tattoo that has been placed around the knee. The tattoo covers the area above the knee and goes around the knee too. It is a beautiful tattoo that will wow. The patterns look amazing. You can recreate this or you can carry on the tattoo down the leg. This is one of our favorite pieces of body art.
6. Patterned Tattoo on the Calf
Another popular leg tattoo is a calf tattoo. This next idea is a gorgeous example of the type of design that you could have. The tattoo features a mandala pattern with an arrow style design and there are dotted patterns around the outside too. It is a unique and stylish tattoo. If you want a bolder piece of body art, then recreate this or you can opt for a smaller version.
7. Botanical Bracelet Tattoo
Next, we have a trendy botanical tattoo to show you. The design features a stylish leafy pattern that is tattooed around the leg like a band. We love this because the leafy design looks like it’s naturally wrapped around the leg. You can try the botanical band on this area of the leg or you can take it higher towards the thigh.
8. Pretty Cat Tattoo Design
Earlier in the post we shared a patterned shin tattoo. If you loved that design, then you should take a look at this one too. Here we have another shin tattoo with patterns but this one also features a pretty winking cat. It is such a cool tattoo and the cat also has a mystical vibe. If you love cats and unique tattoos, this is perfect for you.
9. Amazing Full Leg Tattoo Idea
There are a few different areas that you can tattoo on the leg. However, if you want to go all out, you could have the whole leg tattooed. This is an amazing example. As you can see, the leg is tattooed from the thigh to ankle. The design features a parrot, flowers and more. It is a stunning tattoo that will wow. Body art like this is for those who are ready for such a lifelong commitment. You can recreate this or try your own design. Think of it as a sleeve, so you can be as creative as you like.
10. Beauty and the Beast Inspired Tattoo
This next tattoo is a must-have for Disney fans. Here we have a thigh tattoo inspired by Beauty and the Beast. The design features the enchanted mirror with an illustration of the Beast and Belle on the inside. There are also roses around the outside too. It is a beautiful piece of body art and you can try something similar or maybe create a leg tattoo based on your favorite Disney movie.
11. Bright, Floral Tattoo
Next, we have another floral tattoo to show you. This time we have a bright floral design that has been placed on the calf. We love this because of the pink and purple colors. It is a fun, delicate and beautiful design that will suit everyone. You can recreate this or you can place a similar design on the thigh. A tattoo like this can be created in any color.
12. Mystical Moth Design on the Shin
The next tattoo is another one with a mystical vibe. This design features a moth, crescent moon, flowers and more. A crescent moon like this looks like the type of moon that represents the goddess. Moths are linked to the moon and they have spiritual symbolism. Overall, it is a magical and stylish tattoo that will wow. Again, you can try the design on the shin or put it on the thigh.
13. Beautiful Mandala Tattoo
Mandala tattoos are another popular choice. This next tattoo idea shows how to wear mandalas in style! The design is placed on the calf and features a large and patterned mandala. There are also dangling charms and added white color too. It is a stunning design and the patterns can be changed so you can have a one of a kind tattoo.
14. Tree of Life Design
Another tattoo that has become a must-have is the tree of life. The tree of life is a stunning design idea and it can symbolize many things from strength to spirituality. This is a beautiful example of a tree of life tattoo. It is placed just above the ankle and it looks so stylish and pretty. You can recreate this trendy tattoo or place the tree on the thigh.
15. Pretty Rose Tattoo
Roses are a popular tattoo choice and look great as leg tattoos for women. This next tattoo shows a stylish and unique way to wear a rose. The design has been placed just above the ankle and the rose features a mixture of techniques, from dot work to block color. A tattoo like this is perfect for the ladies who want something more unusual. You can, of course, change the rose design and even add some color.
16. Cool Parrot Tattoo
Earlier in the post we shared a tattoo that featured a parrot. If you like the bird tattoo ideas, then you should take a look at this. Here we have another parrot tattoo. This one covers a large section of the leg and the parrot is surrounded by flowers, tropical plants and more. It is a fun and tropical tattoo. Keep it subtler with black color like this or add some bright shades that parrots are known for.
17. Unique Knee Tattoos
Next, we have another unique tattoo to show you. This time the knees have been inked. Both knees have a bold floral design. As you can see, the result is trendy and awesome. You can have both knees tattooed or just one. This is another area of the body that is more painful than others so you should be aware of that before you sit in the chair.
18. Small and Simple Design Idea
If you want a subtler and smaller tattoo, then this is for you. Here we have a small arrow that is tattooed on the calf. The arrow is also decorated with dots and geometric patterns. It is a trendy tattoo that will suit everyone. This is another tattoo that can be placed anywhere on the leg.
19. Trendy Trees
This next tattoo is another one of our favorites. The design features three trees that are placed on the back of the leg. We love these trees because they look so trendy and it is a quite a subtle tattoo too. You can try something similar or add more trees. Maybe even create a magical forest scene.
20. Amazing Lion Tattoo Design
Next, we have another animal tattoo to show you. This thigh tattoo features a beautiful lion design. It is a stunning tattoo that also symbolizes bravery, strength, loyalty and more. You can choose a trendy lion like this or go for a more realistic design. Either way, it will look amazing.
21. Patterned Leg Tattoo
Love the patterned tattoos on the shin? If so, check this out. Here we have another version but this one extends onto the foot too. As you can see, the top of the foot and toes are also tattooed with a similar patterned design. This is definitely a bold and elegant tattoo that will wow. Recreate this or you can try using different patterns on your leg and foot.
22. Mandala Thigh Tattoo Idea
If you like the mandala tattoos, then take a look at this. This is a thigh tattoo with a stunning and large mandala design. There are also dangling charms and subtle white color too. It is a stylish and beautiful design. You can try something similar on the thigh or try a mandala like this on the back of the leg.
23. Floral Watercolor Tattoo
The last leg tattoo that we have to show you features a beautiful watercolor flower design. As you can see the elegant and pink flowers cover most of the thigh. It is a gorgeous tattoo that really stands out. Create a tattoo like this or you can use different flowers for your watercolor tattoo. Maybe choose your favorite flower.
We hope you have been inspired by these amazing leg tattoos for women!