Tattoos are often symbolic and getting inked is not something to take lightly.
People who do take the plunge usually want a design that represents something in their life.
Here are 20 photos of tattoos that are both beautiful and meaningful.
1. A paw print for every cat she's adopted
2. This represents their battle against depression and anxiety
3. Whatever happens, keep moving forward
4. From a jigsaw puzzle they did with their grandma
5. Her fiance asked for her hand in marriage during a forest walk
6. An image of the clarinet that their dad made
7. For a dear departed pet
8. Based on Pirates of the Caribbean - their favorite movie
9. Very clever!
10. When you're a Simpsons fan
11. A drawing that she did when she was young
12. Her grandma called her "Peach"
13. Mum, daughter and adopted daughter unite!
14. From a photo of her mom and dad during their honeymoon
15. The best grandma in the world
16. True love!
17. A special quote
18. A Simpsons version of their family
19. A symbol of their love for each other
20. Best friends forever