StyleBible Preview

15 Dainty Wave Tattoo Designs That Will Inspire You to Get Inked

Get ready to screenshot all your faves.
15 Dainty Wave Tattoo Designs That Will Inspire You to Get Inked
IMAGE instagram/simya_tattoo, instagram/loon_tattoo
Get ready to screenshot all your faves.

When it comes to designs for your first-ever tattoo, there are just some ideas you can never go wrong with. Case in point: Wave tattoos. They're cool, timeless, and will always remind you of the water—perfect for all the beach lovers out there!

Now there are hundreds and thousands of wave tattoo designs—especially on the 'gram—but we've taken the liberty of choosing the cutest wave tattoo designs from small, minimalist ones to intricate watercolors and oil pastels. You know the drill: Get ready to screenshot your favorite and show it to the tattoo artist. 

Here are 15 of the Cutest Wave Tattoo Designs to Try in 2021:

1. This Minimalist Blue Wave Tattoo

Let's start things off with something simple: This blue-colored fine line wave tattoo is simple but sweet.

PHOTO BY instagram/homeboytattooer
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

2. This Abstract Fine Line Wave Tattoo

This wave tattoo almost looks like abstract art, right down to the moon on the upper left.

PHOTO BY instagram/simya_tattoo

3. This Black and Blue Wave Tattoo

The combination of the black and blue ink in this wave tattoo just looks too good.

CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos
PHOTO BY instagram/rin_tattooer

4. This Intricate Wave Tattoo

This intricate wave tattoo combines blue, black, and white ink to create something that looks like it came straight out of a postcard.

PHOTO BY INSTAGRAM/NANALTATTOO
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

5. This Calm Blue Sea Tattoo

Not a big fan of big, crashing waves? You'll love this more mellow design that contains calm blue waters and a moon and some stars.

PHOTO BY instagram/tattooist_flat

6. This Heart Wave Tattoo

How clever is this heart-shaped wave tattoo, though?

PHOTO BY instagram/ko_ink
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

7. This Ribcage Wave Tattoo

The ribcage is a classic place for a wave tattoo. Your torso's movement can cause the design to almost look like it's alive!

PHOTO BY instagram/johan.tattoos

8. This Wrist Wave Tattoo

If you want to place your tattoo somewhere you can easily see it, your wrist is your best bet.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
PHOTO BY instagram/_jose_g_p_

9. These Matching Wave Tattoos

Contrary to popular belief, you can actually have couple tattoos that aren't cringe-inducing. Case in point: These super cute wave tattoos. They're not completely the same, but they definitely complement each other. 

PHOTO BY instagram/bora_tattooer
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

10. This Oil Pastel Wave Tattoo

If there's one thing I love more than watercolor tattoos, it's ones where they look like they were done with oil pastel crayons.

PHOTO BY instagram/yeguclub

11. This Subtle but Sweet Wave Tattoo

This simple wave tattoo may be small, but it's hitting all the right spots!

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
PHOTO BY instagram/reomji_tt

12. This Frame Wave Tattoo

Enclosing your tattoo in a rectangle immediately makes it look extra cool. This design would look perfect on your inner arm!

PHOTO BY instagram/spicybaby.tattoo
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

13. This Pastel AbstractWave Tattoo

We're swooning over this almost abstract-looking wave tattoo!

PHOTO BY instagram/loon_tattoo

14. This White Ink Wave Tattoo

If you're not into black or blue ink for your tattoo, choosing a white ink is your best pick. Do take note though that white ink tattoos require extra special TLC!

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
PHOTO BY instagram/___lvdesign

15. This Wave and Whale Tattoo

Incorporating sea animals into your wave tattoo is a common move. Plus, it's cute!

PHOTO BY instagram/takemymuse
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

*This story originally appeared on Cosmo.phMinor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.

Preview is now on Quento! Click here to download the app  for iOS and Android and enjoy more articles and videos from Preview and your favorite websites!

Related Stories from Preview.ph

Hey, Preview readers! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Tiktok, and Twitter to stay up to speed on all things trendy and creative. We’ll curate the most stylish feed for you!

COMMENTS