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40 beautifully delicate and small helix tattoos to inspire your next body art

Helix tattoos have arrived and they’re a dream for minimalist ink fans everywhere.

While not entirely new, the trend has been appearing on many an Instagram feed of late, and involves getting a small and simple tattoo on the curved upper area of your ear.

From simple lavender branches to astrological-inspired constellations and gorgeous green foliage, the microscopic inkings are discreet and beautiful – perfect if you’re looking to add another inking to your collection or you’re looking to take your first plunge into body art.

Read more: 50 delicate and tiny finger tattoos to inspire your first (or next) body art

For those in search of inspiration, we’ve selected 40 of the most intricate and unique designs that would appeal to many a tattoo enthusiast.

Scroll through our gallery below.



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