30 Beautiful First Tattoo Ideas for Women

Choosing your tattoo design may feel like a stressful process, but I’m here to make it easier for you by rounding up a collection of absolutely beautiful first tattoo ideas for women.

Getting your first tattoo is a special moment. You’ve finally made the decision to have something permanently inked on your body. Now it’s time to decide on your design. Because this will be your first tattoo, I’ve decided to share tattoos that are simple and won’t require too much time in the tattoo parlor.

Remember, if you see a tattoo that you like, you don’t have to get yours exactly the same. You can do things like altering the design, changing or removing the colors, etc. Make it your own so that it feels more personal to you.

Love Tattoo

love hand tattoo
Artist Credit: onyxtattoos

This lover tattoo is simple but quite unique. You could also get a similar tattoo that just says “love.” You can switch up the ink color and handwriting as well.


persevere tattoo
Artist Credit: rooandvcreative

Here’s a tattoo that serves as a daily reminder to persevere. To persevere means to continue on with something despite difficulties.

Kawaii Neko Tattoo

Kawaii Neko Tattoo
Artist Credit: celi4.jpeg

I just love kawaii tattoos like this. Neko is the Japanese word for “cat.” Cats are considered to be lucky animals in Japan, and they are often seen as symbols of good fortune.

Do All Things with Love

quote tattoo
Artist Credit: schattenzeichner.ink

I love this beautiful handwritten tattoo that says, “do all things with love.” The print handwriting looks amazing, as well as the script used for the word “love.”

Lavender Monogram

Lavender monogram tattoo
Artist Credit: small.minitattoo

If you’re thinking about getting a monogram tattoo, you could decorate your letters with the lavender flower. Lavender is a type of flower that is most commonly known for its calming and relaxing properties. The Lavender flower is also said to represent purity, devotion, and serenity.


ohana tattoo
Artist Credit: skinwork.samy

If you’ve ever visited Hawaii, you may have been told you are now a part of their “ohana.” The word ohana means family. This could be the perfect matching tattoo for friends and family members.

Samurai Cat

Samurai Cat tattoo
Artist Credit: lavies.t.a.t.t.o.o

If you want to get a tattoo of your pet, turn them into a samurai. That’s what this person did. The client requested that the artist turn their cat Chiyo into a samurai girl.

Guardian Angel Tattoo

bird guardian angel tattoo
Artist Credit: tattoos._niki

This appears to be a guardian angel tattoo. It’s a simple tattoo that features four simple birds. This tattoo would also look great as a simple black ink outline.

Cat Lovers

cat lovers tattoo
Artist Credit: andietattooink

Here’s a tattoo for the cat lovers out there. If you’re a proud cat owner, consider getting a simple cat online tattoo using black ink.

Lavender Tattoo

lavender tattoo
Artist Credit: bextattoos

I’ve always been a fan of lavender tattoos when I see them. They look great with just black ink or using colored ink as pictured above.


breathe tattoo
Artist Credit: jarom_tattoo

Breathe tattoos have gotten increasingly popular. They are a reminder to slow down and take a breath when life feels like it’s going out of control.

Floral Tattoo

botanical tattoo
Artist Credit: jonmap

Floral tattoos are popular amongst women and for good reason. They’re simple, feminine, and gorgeous. This tattoo uses black ink only, but I could see this tattoo looking amazingly colored in too.

Kirby Tattoo

Kirby Tattoo
Artist Credit: ludai

Fans of Kirby will appreciate this creative tattoo. Kirby is a fictional character created by Nintendo. Kirby is a small, pink, spherical creature that has the ability to inhale and copy the abilities of his enemies.

Anniversary Tattoo

Anniversary Tattoo
Artist Credit: the.road.to.life.again

This beautiful tattoo has so much meaning. If you’re married, or in a long-term relationship, you can get a tattoo that includes the date or year of your anniversary.

You Are Enough

you are enough tattoo
Artist Credit: julielia_ink

This tattoo will serve as a reminder that you are good enough, and don’t ever let anyone tell you differently. The arm is a great location for this quote tattoo.

Wildflowers and Moon

wildflowers and moon tattoo
Artist Credit: kyla_rose_tattoo

I love the addition of the moon to this wildflower tattoo. I think the forearm or wrist is a great location for this tattoo. It would also look great on the neck and ankle area.

Dog Tattoo

simple dog tattoo
Artist Credit: liosmiostattoo

Because I included a cat lover tattoo, it’s only right that I also include a tattoo for the dog lovers out there. It would be so cool to get a simple outline tattoo of your dog’s ears.

Hello Kitty Mom with Kids

Hello Kitty Mom with Kids tattoo
Artist Credit: diegokirotoki

Moms will love this cute tattoo of a mom Hello Kitty with her kids. Hello Kitty is a fictional character created by the Japanese company Sanrio. Hello Kitty is a white cat with a red bow who lives in London.

Daffodils Tattoo

Daffodils Tattoo
Artist Credit: maiko.only

Daffodils are a type of flower that typically blooms in the spring. They are often associated with hope and new beginnings. Daffodils come in a variety of colors, including yellow, white, and orange. If you resonate with the meaning behind this flower, this tattoo is perfect for you.

The Little Prince Tattoo

The Little Prince Tattoo
Artist Credit: nika.tattoo.time

The Little Prince is a novella by French author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The story tells of a young prince who lives on an asteroid and visits various planets, including Earth. This book holds a special place in the hearts of many. If you love this book, you might love the idea of getting a Little Prince tattoo.

Blue and Purple Heart

Blue and Purple Heart
Artist Credit: o.ri_tattoo

When I see this tattoo, the first thing that comes to mind is that it would be great for painters. That’s because the heart actually looks like it was applied with a paintbrush.

Tiger with Flowers

Tiger with Flowers
Artist Credit: rgb_tattoo

If you want something that’s absolutely adorable, you’ll love getting a tattoo of your favorite animal holding a bouquet of flowers. Tigers are one of the most popular animals in the world and are often seen as symbols of strength, power, and courage.

Simple Botanical Tattoo

Simple Botanical Tattoo
Artist Credit: tattoosoloist

A botanical tattoo is a tattoo that features plant life, such as flowers, leaves, or branches. Botanical tattoos can be small and delicate or large and detailed. This simple design is perfect for a first tattoo.

Remember Tattoo

Remember Tattoo
Artist Credit: tinytattoos_feathertouch

I tattoo like this can hold so many different meanings. It can represent remembering a special person in your life or a moment that you never want to forget.

Delicate Floral Dragonfly Tattoo

Delicate Floral Dragonfly Tattoo
Credit: _rony_tattoo

Celebrate the beauty of flowers and dragonflies with this delicate floral tattoo. Combining soft pink flowers, green leaves, and a dragonfly perfectly combines two of nature’s most beautiful elements.

Watercolor Sunflower Tattoo

Delicate Watercolor Tattoo
Credit: koizhou_tattooist

Here’s another delicate watercolor tattoo design idea. This one features a single flower. If you need placement ideas, the lower leg is an excellent location for your feminine tattoo.

Infinity Symbol Tattoo

Infinity Symbol with Date
Credit: youngbloodredroom

Include a loved one’s birthdate in your tattoo. You can also feature your birthdate if you want a unique design relating to self-love.

Olive Branch on Collarbone

olive branch collarbone tattoo
Credit: reyhanbeyenirsoy

If you’re considering getting a tattoo on your collarbone, remember that this area tends to be a bit more painful than other locations.

Tulip Tattoo on the Foot

Tulip Tattoo on the Foot
Credit: ns_tattoo_boutique

This tulip tattoo design looks so dainty and pretty on the foot. The tattoo is small and minimalist, making it perfect for those who want something subtle.

Smiley Face Tattoo

Tiny Smiley Face Tattoo
Credit: heart.haney

It doesn’t get any cuter than this tiny smiley face tattoo. The size of this design is what makes it so fun and unique. This is a great first tattoo design idea.

It’s important to find a tattoo design that reflects who you are and what your values are. I hope this article gave you some ideas for your first tattoo, as well as the confidence to step outside of your comfort zone and get inked.

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