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.
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.
Simple lines and dots
Swirls and dots
Three black bands
Lines and dots
Crosses and dots
Dots and bars
Red and black flowers
Four thin bands
Love heart key