You Won't Believe How Many Celebrities Have Butt Tattoos

Scroll through your Instagram (or the finsta you use just to keep close tabs on your celebrity crushes) and you'll notice that there a lot of trendy places to get a tattoo right now: the back of the arm, the inner elbow, the wrist. But there's one sweet spot you don't usually see on social media that's actually prime real estate for the ink you've been dreaming of, and that would be the butt. The ass, the derrière, the gluteus maximus — whatever you want to call it, it might be time to consider putting a tattoo on it. Just look to those celebrity crushes of yours for proof.

Tattoos on one's backside aren't as easy (or legal) to show off as, say, something on your arm or leg, which is probably why we never knew so many of our favorite stars were hiding theirs under their jeans. But now that we know they exist, we're ready to call on these A-listers for a hit of inspiration should we also decide that a tat on our tail-end is the next permanent decision we want to make.

Ahead, Rihanna, Cardi B, and six others who are rocking the best celebrity butt tattoos you never knew you really needed to see...

Illustration by Louisa Cannell
Lottie Moss

Moss has some really big — and really cool — shoes to fill, what with being Kate Moss' younger sister and all. Her tattoo, which reads "Not yours" just below her hip, is proof that she's carrying on the coolness legacy.
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Teyana Taylor

There's nothing more badass than getting The Rolling Stones' iconic lick logo inked forever on your cheek.
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Sarah Hyland

Matching dinosaur butt tattoos? Now that's one way to show your BFF you weren't kidding when you said "best friends forever."
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Halsey updates her tattoo collection more often than you update your phone, but her "hopeless" ink might be the one that convinces us to copy.
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Kylie Jenner

Far more cryptic than her matching butterflies with Travis Scott, Jenner's phonetic breakdown of the word "sanity" didn't always look like this: She added the "before" script sometime after getting the initial design.
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Cardi B

Take a peek at Cardi B's recent single cover for her song "Bartier Cartier," and you'll spot this massive peacock design — it reaches from the top of her waist down to her knee.
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Rihanna has never been shy about showing off her most private tattoos. This one, on the left side of her waist, is a Tibetan word that loosely translates to "lover" — and it's one of our favorite examples of peek-a-boo ink.
Illustration by Louisa Cannell
Lena Dunham

New York native Dunham pays tribute to one of Manhattan's most iconic restaurants, The Odeon.
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