While there aren’t as many female idols with tattoos as there are male idols, the ones who do rock them with confidence. From colorful and playful little pieces to heartfelt phrases, here are some female idols who aren’t afraid to show off their tattoos.
HyunA has many small tattoos dotted across her body, one of them being her cute row of colored emoji faces. Many of them are forms of lettering, like the phrase “My mother is the heart that keeps me alive” written on the back of her shoulder.
2. MAMAMOO’s Hwasa
Hwasa has six tattoos, from her baptismal name “Maria” written on the back of her neck, to a matching tattoo with Wheein of the word “Caddo” on the side of her neck, meaning “someone who carries your sorrows on her back.”
3. MAMAMOO’s Wheein
Wheein has more than 10 tattoos, like two colorful butterflies on her forearm and a small watercolor flower on her hand.
4. MAMAMOO’s Moonbyul
Moonbyul also has a collection of six tattoos scattered across her body, from a line art style family portrait on the back of her arm, to a timeline of important events in her life on her ankle.
5. F(x)’s Amber Liu
Amber is one of the few k-pop idols with a full tattoo sleeve, a collection of both meaningful and spontaneous tattoos that act as personal memories saved on her skin.
6. (G)I-DLE’s Soojin
Soojin has eight tattoos, all done in a simple minimalist style like the cross on the back of her shoulder, a cloud inside her finger, and “self love is the best love” written on her upper arm.
7. (G)I-DLE’s Yuqi
Yuqi has an adorable Welsh Corgi tattoo on the back of her right shoulder!
8. (G)I-DLE’s Soyeon
Soyeon also only has one tattoo, a lotus flower she got earlier this year.
9. TWICE’s Chaeyoung
Chaeyoung is another idol with a variety of small and cute tattoos, from two little tomatoes on her upper arm, to a line of four carrots on her forearm.
10. Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon
Taeyeon has multiple small tattoos as well, with these four delicate colored flowers across her collarbone and shoulders being the most recent additions. Her other tattoos are located in places like the back of her neck, the inside of her fingers, and her arms.
11. Red Velvet’s Yeri
Yeri’s tattoos are all words, with “influence” inside her finger, “aurora” inside another finger, and “stability” on the back of her neck.
12. Red Velvet’s Wendy
Wendy was spotted with a few tattoos in the music video for “Psycho”, including a small cross in the middle of her chest, “you are in my heart” written across her collarbone, and a finger tattoo that says “love”.