It's an unexpected spot, but a delicate tattoo in the space between your ear and your hairline is a sweet and subtle place for some ink. Little hearts, favorite animals, the initials of someone you love — keep something that you cherish tucked right behind your ear.
Talk about barking up the right tree.
If you're more of an air and sky gal, this shaded hummingbird could be on your horizon.
Double the hearts, double the love.
This tattoo's placement is pretty on point, considering that we listen to music. You know, with our ears. Cheeky, no?
If you should have been a mermaid, this sea creature is for you.
This simple vine bends with the slope of your skull, decorating the edge of your hairline with blooms.
Well, you definitely can't kill this succulent.
Talk about painting with all the colors of the wind, am I right?
Tuck your favorite mythological creature behind your ear for good luck.
A purple pineapple offers a pop of color every time you turn your head.
A little star nestled into the crook of a crescent moon is the perfect choice for a sky-gazing dreamer.
Ruby, sapphire and citrine converge in this stunning gem tattoo.
If you're not into the whole vine, opt for a sprig or two instead.
This one's for you, April the giraffe — and the baby, too, of course.
This is the only time a T-rex has ever been cute.
Tehe, look, it's a kitty swiping your ear!
This tattoo brings a secret garden to mind.
A tattoo this cute is most certainly buzzworthy.
While you don't have a ton of room behind your ear, the area is perfect for a funky line or arrow.
Take a note from Rhianna (a Pisces!) and ink on your zodiac sign. If you believe in that stuff, of course.
Whenever you turn your head to the side, you'll see a flash of lightning!
When it comes to Harry Potter tattoos, spectacles and bolt-shaped scars come to mind. But the Marauder's Map's footsteps? That's Hermione-level genius.
Drawn to mimic origami's lines, this pooch ink is perfect for pup lovers.