Both novice and experienced tattoo wearers will enjoy the adventurousness these 25 glowing black light tattoos have to offer. Whether its your first time in the ink chair or you’re searching for something new and unique for your body art, black light tattoos are a sure way to spruce up your image and draw attention to your pieces.
We’ve collected some intriguing tattoos and body art compilations that are sure to embolden you into truly considering getting a black light tattoo inked onto your skin. Some are real tats, some are representations of something that could be…
Possible Star Child
If you’ve already got a tat that you want to embellish with glowing ink, take a pic of it and add some glowing colors to it to test out the waters and see if its really what you want.
Dagger’s Tribal Edge
This tribal design has edges that resemble a dagger’s edge and look fascinating under a black light.
Night Time Flower
Even those of us afraid to get tats too big or in places that show can get one on our foot and still enjoy the lovely black light effects.
Marker Fun Possibilities
Another great way to test the waters concerning a black light tattoo is to grab a few neon markers and draw on our skin. We can see what designs we like and wash them off or show our ink artist before washing clean.
Matching Ears and Nails
Many girls love the effects of black ink tattoos because they can have their nails match the design too.
Inner Celestial Bones
This isn’t shown under a black light, but you can see that you can combine both the black light tattoos of the bones with normal tattoo ink to create a truly intriguing design all your own.
Haunting Night Time Dream
We love this glowing tattoo – it’s intricate and tells a story all its own. While the tree can be seen without the black light, the black light is needed for the gorgeous shades of sky.
Lose Yourself in the Music
You can create any type of personal message with black light ink and be the only one who knows its actually there.
A Make-Up Montage
Yes – you can even have your make up match your tats if you buy the right brands that glow under a black light.
Alien Planet Landscape
Some inks, though more expensive, can be used to create a gorgeous design such as the one above that can be seen with or without a black light.
Blue Abstract Tree
This abstract tree is an interesting design all its own – and as you can see, this guy was clever enough to use it to cover up and disguise the moles on his arm.
Lively Glowing Henna
If you’re in love with henna “tattoos” then try one on for size using glow in the dark ink.
Imaginable Spine Art
While this isn’t a tattoo, you can use this image as inspiration for an interesting glow in the dark tat of a spine or wings.
Skull and Snake Duo
Even the classic kind of tattoos can have a distinguished glowing effect added to them.
Hammer of Thor
Adding lightening with black light ink can add that extra touch of amazing to an already fabulous tattoo.
This guy’s vertebrae looks a little too big for his stature, but it looks interesting none-the-less.
Adding an Inspirational Message
Black light tattoos can be a good choice for adding a sweet little message that only you know of (and of course, those you show under a light).
Our Bone’s Reach
This piece of body art is truly done to perfection, mimicking bones almost perfectly with glow in the dark ink.
Experimental Ink Glows
This girl went crazy with glow in the dark ink – it may not be a tattoo, but is sure displays the possibilities of what a body dragon could look like.
Lovely Ankel Wrap
Any tattoo that wraps elegantly around the ankle is perfect for a lovely lady that wants chic and classic combined into one.
An Avatar’s Touch of Inspiration
If you’re familiar with the movie Avatar, this image might remind you slightly of the alien world.
Time to Rock
Concert go-ers – this is definitely something you may want to consider. You can flash your fingers at anyone with your hidden message.
Peace & Love Dove
If you’re planning to go to a rave (or several for that matter) a tattoo like this is a great addition to an otherwise boring outfit.
Remembering the Past
You can see here that this guy has a love for his nation, and there’s a hidden symbol here – the Twin Towers.
Creating a Living Abstract
Another fabulous and abstract piece of full body art done in glowing ink.