Probably the most popular first—and sometimes only—tattoo many women find themselves owning, the butterfly has long been a popular tattoo choice among the female gender for its natural beauty. That’s not to say they’re only for women though. Some of the best and most awe-inspiring butterfly tattoos floating around have been done on men.
The first thing that usually comes to mind you when think “butterfly” is usually a colorful Monarch floating effortlessly with the breeze on a sunny spring day. And granted most butterfly tattoos are indeed colorful designs but you’ll soon see that colorless black and grey ink versions can be just as breathtaking. Here are a few of our favorites.
It ain’t much but it’s a start.
These geometric pockets.
This crisp butterfly tattoo on forearm.
This butterfly tattoo on bicep.
This decorative geometric butterfly tattoo.
This tiny butterfly on wrist.
This large ornamental back piece.
This cool thigh work.