Flower tattoo designs are one of the most popular tattoo designs for women. With more and more women getting tattoos these days, floral tattoos have become very prominent. Women find colorful floral tattoo designs extremely attractive and it enhances their natural beauty. Also flowers can be drawn and colored in so many different ways that it is easier for an artist to make unique designs rather than reuse few cookie cutter tattoos.
Flowers represent the best of nature. There is abundant variety of floral life throughout the world and tattoo art can be used to represent them in the best possible way to brighten up the skin. So if you are fascinated by nature and its colors these may be the best designs for you. But the floral tattoos are extremely feminine. Men don't usually get floral tattoos, and even if they do generally it is of the tribal flower kind.
The most floral tattoos in the west are of course roses. But there is so much variety in rose in regard to the way it is designed and colored. Red roses are symbolic of love and romance. So they top in popularity among roses. White roses represent purity of heart and innocence, it can also represent virginity. Other lesser popular colors for roses are yellow, pink and even black, but remember black roses mean death.
Even more popular than rose tattoos are lotus tattoos in the east. Lotus has always been very popular in the east as a sign of spirituality. In Indian and Chinese culture, several of the Gods are depicted on Lotus flowers. Even Buddha is dedicated to have emerged from the lotus bud. Lotus flowers also have a very feminine beauty and can look really good on the curvy women body.
Several other parts of the world have their own popular floral tattoos for example hibiscus is really popular in Hawaii. All Hawaiian garlands are made from hibiscus flowers. Hawaiian women general even adorn these flowers in their hair. Japanese and Chinese have their own floral designs as well.
Floral tattoos have been used for centuries. Even the different tribes such as Native Americans, Celtics, African, etc. have used floral tattoos to decorate their body. But these tribal tattoos are generally done in black color. The reason for this might even be because they don't have access to sophisticated tattooing machines which can create extremely colorful tattoos.
Another advantage of floral tattoos is that they look good at any part of the body. You can have floral tattoos on hips, arms, black, thighs, foot, abdomen, etc. Just get them at a place on your body you want to highlight in a brightly colored fashion. The multi colored flower tattoos look the most sexy and attractive.
You will find a lot of floral tattoos on the internet but it is suggested to use a paid tattoo designs gallery to find your perfect floral design. Be sure to understand the meaning behind the design you choose. Different flowers with different colors have totally distinct meanings. Use the services of a good tattoo artist who has experience using different colors and get a floral tattoo which will brighten up your skin like a flower.