Inking your digits has never been so on trend. They're discreet, sexy, and basically a lazy girl's jewelry. And because they've become so popular, finding finger tattoo inspiration has never been easier.
But before you put the needle to your fingers, there are a couple of things to keep in mind. First, you're bound to feel more pain when getting finer ink, and with good reason. Doctors who contribute to the medical blog Inner Body, reported that not only are there approximately 200,000 neurons in each hand. The Guardian reiterated this claim with an article that investigated how the neurons in fingertips affect the body, in all different parts. So, not only are there major nerve endings in the fingers, but each finger will, "receive signals from millions of sensory receptors that detect touch, pressure, temperature, and pain."
But, no pain, no gain. Right? Many people are tatting their fingers in lieu of wedding bands. And by many people, I mean Beyoncé and Jay Z, who tattooed "IV" on their ring fingers when they wed in 2008 to represent ther wedding day (April 4) and their respective birthdays (Beyoncé's is Sept. 4 and Jay's is Dec. 4.) But you don't need to be rich and famous to ink your digit). Just be sure to upkeep your finger tat with plenty of sunscreen and moisturizer, because according to the website Tattoo Junkies, a website for a studio in New Hampshire, "all finger tattoos need touch ups from time to time and are harder to heal."
With that in mind, get inspired by these 15 finger tattoos that are seriously on point.