Picture this: It's 2001, Britney Spears just released her third album, and low-rise jeans have never been cooler. The only thing you want more than a re-up on your frosted lip gloss is a lower-back tattoo. Unfortunately, your parents probably turned down that request faster than it took to retie a halter top, but we have some good news. That tattoo you desired so badly is officially back — and it's even cooler than it was two decades ago.
The best part about the once-controversial tattoo is that there's no limit as to where you can get inked. Whether you prefer a vertical design on your shoulder or a tiny drawing on the middle of your back, the options are endless — which is exactly why we've tracked down the best designs worth considering in 2019, so you don't have to. Ahead, 12 back tattoos you'll love.