The simplicity of black and white tattoos make them a go to choice for many people. Though some of the ones on this list have a bit of color, the predominantly black and white tattoos you'll see here are perfect! They combine a neutral color palette with some fabulous art work that is sure to inspire you. Just try and avoid the tattoo parlor after you see these tattoos.
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This feminine looking skull is also fierce enough not to be too girly. With just a touch of pink, this is definitely one of the black and white tattoos I'd consider getting.
A dream catcher is a meaningful tattoo for many people and this is the perfect choice.
This flower with the semi hidden fish faces is a fun mix of pattern and whimsy.
This tiny penguin is the perfect choice for someone who doesn't want to rush into a bunch of ink.
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I love how both wrists stand alone, but when they are next to each other, it's a whole new look.
The mixture of life and death in this tattoo is both fascinating and beautiful.
The placement of this tattoo is unique, but the quote is nice for anyone.
This tiny, yet spectacular flock of lovely birds looks great spread across the back.
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The flowers and the love quote are a perfect balance for the edginess of a sleeve tattoo.
The main color is black, but a bit of blue ink really brings this hummingbird to life.
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This tattoo probably hurts, but it's such a cool placement. You can choose any quote that means something to you.
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Any music lover will love this tattoo.
The wooden key featured in this tattoo is so unexpected and lovely.
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What better way to keep someone you love close than a tattoo that commemorates their life.
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The feathers and flowers combine just right for this design.
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I love how you get the idea of a flowing mane, but it has a beautiful pattern within.
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This tattoo is subtle, but let's you indulge your love of mermaids without going overboard.
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This tattoo looks almost like a pencil drawing, which gives it a personality all its own.
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If you want something totally dramatic, this is the tattoo for you. The red adds just the right amount of color.
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Tattoos inside the ear are trendy and this tiny patch of sheet music is perfect.
I like the symbolism that a compass tattoo implies. I think you'll agree.
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The placement is cool you could use the skyline for your hometown or any place that means a lot to you.
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You'd think such a strange mixture of items would be weird together, but they somehow work here.
For all you white lovers out there, this white ink tattoo is a fun and totally different design.
This tattoo would look so great with a pair of sandals to show it off.
The placement of this tiny affirmation is such that you'll never miss it when you need it.
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No matter what it says, a wrist tattoo is always there to remind you.
Giving voice to your dreams with a tattoo is a great way to stay true to yourself.
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Despite the skulls, this is a girly tattoo that would look great on your back.
A great way to keep your little one close to you as he grows.
This tattoo would also look great with a bunch of color added.
It's neat how this flower appears to be growing up the ankle and onto the leg.
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Instead of getting the treble clef as the tattoo, it's outlined, which makes it way cool.
This matching tattoo is subtle, but meaningful. In other works, perfect!
Elephants are my favorite animal, but you could get any animal you wanted instead.
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Instead of wearing an ankle bracelet everyday, why not have one tattooed on?
You can show this one off only when you want to.
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I like how you could show off just a little bit of this tattoo, leaving the rest to the imagination.
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The dash of yellow is perfect against the black ink.
This sun and moon is so fancy and beautiful. You could also get them side by side on your back.
Do you have a tattoo? Does it have color or is it black and white. My three tattoos are a good mixture of both and I love each of them. Do you want another tattoo now?
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