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70+ Hidden Tattoo Ideas and Inspiration

These 70+ Hidden Tattoos Ideas Will Satisfy Your Craving For New Ink

70+ Hidden Tattoo Ideas and Inspiration
  • Choosing an area for your new tattoo is one of the tougher decisions in the process.
  • Some spots are easier to hide, like your ribcage, back, hips, or thighs.
  • Hidden tattoo placements are also perfect for first timers.

Even if your body is a tattooed wonderland already, there's something fun and rebellious about getting new ink in a hidden place. On the flip side, if you're still easing into the idea of your first tattoo, getting something etched on a part of your body that's usually covered could be just the way to make it all seem less stressful.

No matter your reasoning, hidden tattoos are a great way to ink your body just for you (though don't be surprised if you suddenly feel the need to post it all over Instagram). Some areas are easier to hide than others like your ribcage, stomach, back, or hips. Depending on the placement you choose, you can play peekaboo or let it be your own little secret. The best spots to hide tattoos come with different pain levels. A stomach or ribcage tattoo might be a little more painful than a tattoo around the hips or on the back of your neck. Luckily, hidden tattoos are typically small with simple lines and little to no shading, so getting a hidden tattoo is relatively quick and it won't be super painful.

Whether you're a tattoo newbie or this isn't your first rodeo, there's a hidden tattoo idea for everyone. Keep scrolling to see where you can hide your next tattoo.

— Additional reporting by Lauren Harano, Haley Lyndes, and Clara Amelia

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