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21 Moon Phases Tattoo Ideas to Inspire You

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You can’t look up at the night sky and not be in awe of the mystical moon. It inspires so many people from scientists to lovers of magic and mystery. With that said, it is no surprise that the moon has inspired many tattoo designs. Moon tattoos have become so popular and today we would like to show you 21 tattoo ideas that feature moon phases. There is a tattoo for everyone from simple and stunning to bold and beautiful. So, take a look to find your perfect and magnificent moon phase tattoo.

1. Pretty Moon Phases Tattoo

First up we have this beautiful moon phase design that is tattooed on the arm. The full moon is in the center with the rest of the phases on either side. It is simple and gorgeous tattoo that will suit anyone. You can recreate this or you can have a similar designed tattooed in a different place – the rib would be a cool idea or down the spine.

Pretty Moon Phases Tattoo

Source: @arodinho

2. Stylish Foot Tattoo Idea

The next tattoo is one of our favorites! Here we have a stylish, small foot tattoo with a moon phase design. It is a subtle, elegant and it can be shown off or covered up whenever you choose. You can recreate this or have the design placed down the side of the foot. Either way, it is a gorgeous and chic tattoo.

Stylish Foot Tattoo Idea

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3. Moon and Wolf Tattoo Design

Next, we have an amazing moon phase tattoo with a wolf design. Wolves have been linked to the moon for hundreds of years and this tattoo shows that connection beautifully. The tattoo is placed on the arm and has a wolf head in the middle with two moon phases on either side. One side of the wolf also has a unique geometric pattern. Recreate this tattoo or you can go for a design with a more magical and mystical vibe.

Moon and Wolf Tattoo Design

Source: @lucasmilk

4. Mystical Green Moon Tattoo

If you are looking for a more unique tattoo, then this idea is perfect for you. Here we have a moon phase tattoo with a full moon with two phases on either side. The moons are also colored in a mystical green shade. There is a C and K on the design too, but this is to spell out cook as the tattoo was originally for a chef. You can, of course, recreate the quirky green moon tattoo without the letters or maybe you could add two that mean something to you.

5. Moons with a Star Sign

This next tattoo idea is just beautiful. The tattoo features three moon phases from a full to crescent moon with a star constellation in the background. We love this because it represents the night sky. You can choose any star constellation, a zodiac design would make the tattoo very personal to you.

Moons with a Star Sign

Source: @arodinho

6. Unique Moon Phase Tattoo with Meditating Skeleton

We love this next tattoo design! Here we have a very quirky and fun tattoo that features a meditating skeleton with moon phases in the background. This is perfect for those who love meditation, the night sky and for those who like unique body art. You can recreate this or choose a different moon design for the background.

7. Geometric Moon Phase Design

Next, we have a cool and stylish tattoo to show you. This time there is a full moon in the center of the design with three moon phases on either side. Around the moons there is also a geometric pattern. This is a cool tattoo that will suit everyone. It can be placed anywhere on the body. A tattoo like this would look great on the ribs, back or leg.

Geometric Moon Phase Design

Source: @jbeeink

8. Beautiful Rib Tattoo with Moons and a Lotus

Rib tattoos are very popular and with designs like this one, we can see why! Here we have a stunning rib tattoo that features a lotus in the center with moons above and a botanical pattern below. It is a very beautiful tattoo. Not only that, but it also has a positive message of beauty, strength, empowerment and more.

9. Crescent to Full Moon Leg Tattoo

If you are looking for a bold and beautiful tattoo, then this idea could be perfect for you! This design starts as a crescent moon, then gradually gets fuller and by the end of the tattoo, it is back to a crescent moon again. We love this because it shows the full cycle of the moon. The placement of the tattoo means that the design makes a statement too. A stunning tattoo like this will suit everyone.

10. Moon Phase Design with a Mandala and Charms

This next idea is another one of our favorites. For this tattoo, three moon phases have been placed on the arm with a full moon in the center of the design. The full moon is framed by a beautiful and patterned mandala. This tattoo is finished off with jewels. It is a stunning and unique design. You can recreate this or choose a different mandala. Either way, it will look gorgeous.

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