Sister Tattoos That Are Anything But Basic

Getting a matching tattoo with your sister basically solidifies all the bullshit you've gone through together. The fights. The tears. The late-night drunk texts begging her to just leave the leftover pizza on the counter for when you get home. But if you're willing to permanently ink your body alongside your best gal pal, you better make it good — right?

This doesn't have to mean cheesy quotes or intertwining hearts, of course. Whether it's a tribute to your favorite childhood memory, a nod to one of your many inside jokes, or a simple matching design, these sister tattoos — which you can check out, ahead — are just as timeless (and meaningful) as the friendship you've worked so hard to build.

An elephant never forgets — and neither does your sister. Just ask her about all those secrets she kept for you in high school...
Like flowers, a good relationship has to be nurtured to thrive. But at least your sister will always be there, even when you forget to text her back.
Sisters can never have too many promises, solemnized by a pinky-sworn oath.
This is one friendship you know will last forever.
She might have stolen your clothes in middle school, but this design is one thing you won't mind sharing.
For the sisters who live miles away, but FaceTime every Sunday morning.
Two halves of one perfectly pitted pair.
Fingers crossed your sister lets you borrow her clothes even after you returned her last sweater with a hole in it.
Who better to fight the patriarchy with than the woman you admire the most?
The larger the family, the sweeter the sentiment.
We all need someone to hold our hands, especially when we're mid-tattoo.
This one honors the fact that you both still want to be Hermione.
Hard times are easier with a built-in BFF by your side. But just in case she's nowhere to be found, this calming mantra will do the trick.
appearance by Alyssa Coscarelli; hosted by Mi-Anne Chan.
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