Top 10 Skull Tattoo Ideas: 10 Best Skull Tattoos

June 16 2021

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Top 10 Skull Tattoo Ideas: 10 Best Skull Tattoos

Skull tattoos are the OG's of the tattoos. From pirates, to bikers, to tribesmen, and more, Skull tattoos are one of the most popular and timeless tattoos. They look great tattooed in any style, and tattooed anywhere. 

That is why as tribute to one of the most popular tattoos of all time we put together our list of the Top 10 Best Skull Tattoo Ideas. Trust us this top 10 list will make heads roll (pun most definitely intended).

So unzip your leathers, make sure your Jolly Roger is flying high, and enjoy this list of the 10 Best Skull tattoos ….

 

#10: Sternum / Under-boob Skull Tattoo

A great tattoo location for any tattoo, but a near perfect tattoo location for a skull tattoo. The shape of the Sternum area is the perfect spot for the oval shape of a skull tattoo, the curves of the skull go great with the natural curves of the body.

Skull Tattoo on Sternum In Between Boobs Best Skull Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Tacho

 

#9: Grim Reaper Skull Tattoo

The bringer of death, aptly named Death. He makes his living reaping the grim, the harvest that he sows is always plentiful. Known for his fleshless skull face, the Grim Reaper is #9 on our Best Skull Tattoo Ideas list.

Traditional Grim Reaper Skull Tattoo Best Skull Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Ryan

#8: Poison Apple Skull Tattoo

This skull apple tattoo looks so good you may want to take a bite. But don't! Or, you will end up having to make out with the next perverted, necrophiliac, prince that wonders by your lifeless body (gross). The tattooed poison apple skull tattoo is a much safer bet.

Posion Apple Skull Tattoo Best Skull Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Tacho

#7: Skull and Crossbones Hand Tattoo

Ever since the pirates flew the Jolly Roger, Skull and Crossbones tattoos have been popular. The skull and crossbones tattoo can be done in many different styles, and designed to fit any body part like the skull hand tattoo below.

Skulls and Crossbones on Hands Tattoo Best Skull Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Ryan

#6: Skull in Geometric Shape Tattoo

Geometric tattoo designs look cool. Why? Know one really knows, but people have always been drawn to sacred geometry. Skull tattoos are cool too, which makes combining a skull tattoo with a geometric tattoo extra cool, or cool +. You can even add more cool tattoo stuff like the flowers in the geometric skull tattoo below, making this tattoo super duper cool, or cool ++.

Skull and Flowers in Diamond Tattoo Best Skull Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Devon

 #5: Red and Black Skull Tattoo

Let's face it, red and black look great together in tattoos, they look especially great when it is a skull tattoo. The red and black just work so well with a skull tattoo, giving the tattoo a grim, primal, and authentic feeling.

Red and Black Skulls Tattoos Best Skull Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Sara

#4: Jack Skellington Skull Tattoo

Your favorite talking skull comes in at #4 on our Best Skull Tattoo Ideas list, the pumpkin king himself, Jack Skellington. A contemporary classic the Jack Skellington and A Nightmare Before Christmas have earned their place in tattoo culture.

Jack Skellington Skull Tattoo Best Skull Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Ryan

 #3: Skull and Snake Tattoo

Skulls and Snakes make the perfect tattoo combo, with many different ways to design the snake slithering through and around the skull. This also makes a skull and snake tattoo very versatile, because it can be designed to fit perfectly on any body part.

Skull and Snakes Tattoo Black Work Best Skull Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Sarah

#2: Skull King and Queen Finger Tattoos

King and Queen skull tattoos for some reasons always remind me of that dead pirate still guarding his fortune on the Pirates of the Caribbean ride. But unlike that cold dead pirate, these finger skull tattoo are on fire! As you can see by the tattoos below, this is a great skull tattoo idea to get solo, or as a couple.

King and Queen Skull Finger Tattoos Best Skull Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Tacho

#1: Skull and Flowers Tattoo

The bedfellows of death, skulls and flowers. The vibrant life of flowers mixed with the emptiness of the human skull creates a truly breathtaking tattoo. #1 on our Best Skull Tattoo Ideas list for a reason, skull and flower tattoos are some of the best tattoos of any kind as you can tell from the tattoo below. 

Fine Line Skull and Flowers Tattoo Best Skull Tattoo Ideas

Tattoo done by Sarah

 

We hope you enjoyed our list of the Top 10 Skull Tattoo Ideas. What skull tattoo ideas were your favorite? Is there any skull tattoo ideas we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

If this Skull tattoo ideas list inspired you to get a skull tattoo of your own, make sure to book your tattoo at Mr. Inkwells tattoo shop. Our tattoo artists will design you a skull tattoo that will melt your face.

See you soon!

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