Whether you’re looking to take the plunge or just need a little inspo for your next round of ink, we rounded up 15 of the best tattoo artists to follow on Instagram, from Rihanna and Justin Bieber’s main man to the dude who inked Kendall Jenner.
@jonboytattoo: Jonboy has inked everyone from Kendall Jenner to Ayesha Curry. He's known for his delicate script work and his ability to handle even the tiniest of tattoos.
@tealeigh: Tea's poke-and-stick tattoos are unapologetically feminine and strikingly beautiful.
@evantattoo: Evan Kim's trademark tattoos are of the simple, elegant variety—clean, minimalistic designs for fingers are especially popular.
@miles_alec: Miles Langford specializes in brightly colored tattoos with a retro pinup feel. He's also a model in his spare time.
@fearbear: Olivia Harrison's dainty tattoos of flora and fauna are sweet without being twee.
@_dr_woo_: Dr. Woo's signature style focuses on texture as opposed to color, which shows in his ultra-delicate and elegant designs.
@taticompton: Compton's stick-and-poke tattoos are gorgeous and dainty designs that range from hand art to tongue-in-cheek pinups.
@mikhail.nyc: Mikhail's colorful tattoos often resemble watercolor paintings, both in movement and color—a testament to his skill as a tattoo artist.
@bangbangnyc: Bang Bang is probably most well-known as the tattoo artist to stars such as Rihanna, Cara Delevingne, and Justin Bieber, which should come as no surprise with his attention to detail and precision with design.
@blvckwork: Kevin King's intricate designs and dainty ink work make him one of the industry's favorites.
@nathalybonilla: Nathaly Bonilla's tattoos of florals skew more badass than whimsical, which is just how we like our rose tattoos.
@drewlinden: Linden deals in highly detailed tattoo art and isn't afraid to work with shading or color.
@watsunatkinsun: Watson's signature geometric style and mystical themes ensure that his tattoos are definitely one of a kind.
@j_a_s_e_t_a_t_t_o_o: Jase's striking tattoo art is both detailed and daring.
@OL_ASH: Ash's tattoos focus on cultural motifs and the feminine, in the most postfeminist way possible.