When someone says the word tattoo, generally images full of black outlines and colored ink will come to mind for most people. What a lot of people don’t realize, though, is that there’s a new trend going on in the body ink world. Some tattoos aren’t meant to stand out, emblazoned on your skin for all the world to see…and judge.
In fact, there are now quite a lot of uniquely gorgeous tattoo designs that are done exclusively in white ink! While plain old white may sound a bit bland to you at first, when you see some of these designs for yourself there will be no questioning why it’s all the new craze in the world of body art and ink! There is just something about the use of white that gives any image a much lighter, more delicate, almost magical feel to it.
With attributes such as this, it’s no wonder that so many people are opting for white ink in the tattoo parlor these days. We just don’t want you to miss out on all the amazing art that can be achieved in white. White ink can either compliment a darker-based tattoo, or it can stand on its own as a mesmerizing piece of work. To prove it, here is a list of 50 of the most incredible tattoos that put white ink to good use. We will let you decide for yourself which ones are best but one thing is certain; you will already be planning out your next ink job by the time you’re finished with this article!
One of the best things about using white ink in a tattoo is that it will make any darker colors you’ve got going on in your tat really pop! The white acts like a highlighter in dark areas, and keeps the design feeling light and airy when used on its own. Using black and white ink in conjunction on the slithering snakes really brings to mind the balance between light and dark.
There are literally tens of thousands of family crests out there. Let’s face it, though, some are undoubtedly cooler than others. We would be willing to bet that any of them will give off that regal air much easier if inked in white, though.