Best friend tattoos. If choosing a tattoo has to be special because you will have it for the rest of your life, choosing a best friend and best friend tattoos for each other is also the same. My favorite friendship quote is from Aristotle, “Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
Although it is not friendship day yet, we would like to celebrate friendship randomly by collecting 80 beautiful friendship tattoos that you can get ideas from, just in case you and your best friends have not decided which matching tattoos to get yet. It doesn’t always have to be matching though, you can still get creative with your friendship tattoo and for your convenience, we have provided you more best friend tattoo ideas in this article.
Here are 88 of the Best Friend Tattoos for BFFs:
1. 2 small birds
The best friend tattoo is small and simple yet still beautiful.
2. “Thick and Thin”
Best friends usually say they’ll be friends through thick and thin, it’s a common BFF cliche. This is still a small tattoo you can put on your wrist or on your chest.
A hilarious youtube video that we just had to share! It’s all about couples giving each other tattoos:
3. “You see all my light, and you love my dark”
In case you don’t know, this is a lyric of Alanis Morissette’s song entitled, Everything.
4. Celtic friendship symbol
The ancient Celtic knot is a symbol for eternity and infinite loyalty, love and friendship. It’s been since the 450 AD.
5. Peanut butter and jelly
The peanut butter and jelly must always go together in a sandwich. It’s never better without the other. A cute and fun way to represent friendship.
6. “You’ll never walk alone”.
These four ladies had the same quote tattoo to represent their friendship.
7. Cute best friend tattoos
This is one of my favorites in this list. It’s simple yet cute and funny. This tattoo is beyond deep words and yet the meaning is still simple. Friendship.
8. Nature, Moon and Sun
I’m not really sure what the first symbol is, I’m just guessing that it represents nature.
9. Quote and butterfly tattoo
I love the butterfly color but I’d probably change the quote. Something simple yet smart.
10. Thumb print hearts
Another simple yet beautiful tattoo. A thumb print heart on the ankles or wrist is a good spot for this best friend tattoo.
11. Puzzle piece
I think a puzzle piece that represent friendship for a tattoo is an excellent idea, plus they incorporated it with a lock and key.
12. “together forever never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart”
Sweet tattoo for best of friends.
13. The pinky swear
Every best friends know what a pink swear is.
14. Friends and infinity symbol tattoo
15. Matching feather best friend tattoos
The feather tattoo also means freedom. You can get more of these beautiful designs from our article entitled 35 Feather Tattoos to Make you Fly
16. Feminine sun and moon best friend tattoos
The sun and moon tattoos have very beautiful meanings and they may also vary.
17. 2 birds best friend tattoos
This tattoo is quite funny actually, despite the hearts, I just don’t see these 2 birds having any attachment or love at all. A sparrow is also a great idea for best friend tattoos.
18. Infinity symbol
19. Identical anchor tattoos for BFFs
Speaking of anchors, check out 40 Best Anchor Tattoos to Stay Grounded
20. Creative bird best friend tattoos
I like the placement and the size of the bird tattoos, which I think is a great idea for best of friends. You know the cliche “birds of the same feathers, flock together”.
21. Cat best friend tattoos
22. another pink promise tattoo
Why people swear with their pinkies, I have no idea!
23. Heart and life line tattoos
24. F.R.I.E.N.D.S best friend tattoo
I was a BIG fan of this comedy series that lasted for 10 years. If you haven’t watched FRIENDS, I suggest that you do. It gave me the best laughs.
25. French suit
This is a great idea for foursome friends.
26. Best friend coordinates
You can get coordinates tattoos of some place meaningful to you and your best bud.
27. Best friend quote tattoo
28. Yin yang best friend tattoo
My best friend and I are also like yin and yang. I think this tattoo is perfect for 2 entirely different people but have the same heart and soul.
29. Rainbow heart
30. Cat Dog tattoo
I grew up watching this cartoon and it is also one of my favorites. It’s nice that there are minds out there who came up with this tattoo idea.
31. Best friend tattoo quote
32. Identical elephant tattoos with initials
I love elephant tattoos. I like this one too since the elephants have intricate details. I love details!
33. Map and navigator
So this is another creative way to get a BFF tattoo. Not so mushy, just a simple map and navigator.
34. Simple BFF tattoo
I like the simplicity of this tattoo and it’s both funny and cute.
35. Simple best friend wrist tattoos
36. “to life” best friend tattoos
It’s obvious that these best friends’ motto is to live life, and perhaps to keep their friendship for the rest of their lives.
37. Matching tribal turtles
I’m jealous of these best of friends tattoos. I wanted to run in the tattoo parlor with my BFF and get one too.
38. Scissor tattoos
These besties may have the same love or passion for crafty things and beauty. Sometimes you can tell a person’s passion from their tattoos.
39. Roman numerals
MMVI is a Roman numeral for 2006. You and bestie can get a numeral tattoo that signifies and important date of your friendship.
40. Birds and hear strings
41. Always and infinity symbol
42. Monster Inc best friend tattoos
That’s Sully and Mike Wazowski from Monster Inc. a pixar animation film that children in all ages would enjoy to watch.
43. Stars tattoo
44. Friendship quotes
I would’ve changed the font for this tattoo.
45. Pinky xoxo
This is the 2nd turtle best friend tattoos you’ve seen here. I think this one have the yang effect but it could’ve been cooler if it was yin yang.
The placement on the feet is also cool.
47. Diamond best friend tattoos
They say that a diamond is a girl’s best friend. These 2 BFFs might think the same thing or consider each other as diamonds, or not.
48. Matching cross
The cross always had a significant meaning across the globe.
49. Feminine sun and moon best friend tattoos
2 best friends decided to get a sun and moon tattoos with faces.
50. Moon tattoos
As you can see, most best friends usually get a matching tattoos of something significant to them.
51. Infinity best friend tattoo on wrists
52. Beach Pattern
I like the idea that both friends have the same tattoo pattern but the other one decided to have it upside down. It looks like a beach pattern and this is a great idea especially to those friends who love the beach. Like me!
53. Anchor with ribbons
Feminine anchor tattoos.
54. Friendship quote
There are many spots of your body where you could put a best friend quote. This for example, is good.
55. Tiny sun and moon bff tattoos
If you and your friend don’t want a visible tattoo, you can go for very small ones like this.
56. Anchor “keep me grounded” tattoo
This can be both for best friend tattoos or couple tattoos. You keep each other grounded.
57. 2 birds best friend tattoo
If you want to keep it small and simple. This one is a good idea.
58. Heart keys tattoo
The idea is nice and simple, but I would probably get a better one. However, if you and your best friend want it more sentimental, you can tattoo each other with your own designs. Keep it small and simple.
59. “tea for two, two for tea”
The other have plain tea cups but probably with a purpose, while the other have a decorated one.
60. Cute colored owl tattoos
If you love owls, we have more owl tattoos for you in our article, 20 Owl Tattoos That Will Keep you Awake
61. Best friend quote tattoos
62. Pair tattoos
63. Food best friend tattoos
These best friends must love hotdogs and doughnuts so much that they decided to get a tattoo with the words Best friends on it.
64. Personal Best friend tattoo symbols
According to Brianna: “My best friend and I wanted to get tattoos for our favorite number 3 and our love of Jack White. We also wanted to get waves for the song Dead Sea by the Lumineers because we are each others Dead Sea – you’ll never sink when you are with me. Just so happens that Jack White’s record label logo is this, our newest tattoo!”
65. Avocado best friend tattoo
Here’s one unique way of getting a best friend matching tattoos. Who ever thought of a realistic avocado? LOL. Avocado by the way is my favorite fruit and it is full of nutrients.
66. A compass, sun and moon best friend tattoos
Love the idea of this tattoo. They’re 3 things in one. Brilliant!
67. Finger Skull tattoo
68. Bff <3 tattoo
69. Harry Potter geek friends
Harry Potter is part of the childhood of most kids and adults around the globe. It also influenced me growing up. It’s not bad for 2 best friends who are great fans of the sequel.
70. Sun and moon thigh tattoo
Here’s another variety of the sun and moon tattoo. Getting it bigger with more details is a good idea.
71. Paper planes best friend tattoos
What comes into your mind when you see a paper lane or someone mentions it? It reminds me of childhood and I think it fits right to best friends who’s been together since childhood.
72. Espeon and Umbreon.
For Pokemon fans, here’s an idea for you and your best friend or your brother/sister.
73. Sunflower and yinyang best friend tattoos
Here’s a proof that friends may like the same thing but have different tastes. So one got a colored sunflower and the other stuck with black and gray which is also not a bad idea.
74. Birds group tattoo
Best friends don’t have to be just 2 people. They can be a group of 4 or more people who cherish each other.
The sparrow tattoo has a very beautiful meaning that suits loves and best friends. It would be better to get them colored.
76. Best friends lip tattoo
These 3 friends are crazy enough to get lip tattoos. That’s one cool idea!
77. Serpent heart
The serpent doesn’t always have a good reputation or meaning, and it’s somewhat contradicting with the heart symbol. But as long as you and your friend agree on a specific design, then the simplest tattoo can be more than anything.
78. Arrow tattoo
A single arrow means protection. It’s is better if it is positioned up. This tattoo idea fits those friends who are often in an adventure or friends who are continents apart.
79. Music notes
If you and your best bud love music, what better tattoo to get than a music note?
80. For the Game of Thrones nerds
These are Dothraki language from the famous book and TV series Game Of Thrones.
Jalan Atthirari Anni means Moon of My Life, Shekh Ma Shieraki Anni – My Sun and Stars. A perfect tattoo for couples and best friends.
81. Cute portraits
I love this idea of a best friend tattoo. You can cartoonize your best friends face and have it tattooed on your skin and vice versa.
I’m a big fan of the xox game. It’s a simple tattoo.
83. Femme Fatale
A sexy tattoo for you and your fierce best friend.
84. Moon and ruling planets best friend tattoos
You can also have a tattoo of your zodiacs signs together.
85. Best friend quote tattoo
These 2 best friends have a thing for fruits. And here’s a quote they love:
“You are my peach, you are my plum
You are my earth, you are my sun
I love your fingers, I love your toes
The back of your head, the tip of your nose.
And you are the reason I’m smiling when there is nothing to smile about.”
87. Crescent Moon Tattoos
88. Friendship quote tattoos
As you can see, people have different best friend tattoos. You can get a friendship quote, symbols, and unique designs to represent your friendship for each other. Others get funny tattoos and it’s heart warming looking at them simply because just by looking at it, the tattoo represented a strong bond that sometimes surpasses family. You don’t need words to represent friendship, a significant symbol that you and friend love is good enough for a best friend tattoo that could last a lifetime.
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