Man Up And Get Tatted With Our Back Tattoos for Guys

As one of the best places to get a tattoo, the back is a good canvas for cool designs that require big spaces. Back tattoos are often extensive and bold because the back is a large, flat surface you can use to make any design. 


Your backpiece tattoo can be one small and simple drawing, a big and complicated idea, or a stunning image and collage of art that covers the whole back. You have the freedom to choose. Your body, your rules, right?


But sometimes, having the freedom to choose can be overwhelming as there is literally just about anything you can get inked on your skin!

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There are a lot of cool back tattoo ideas to choose from, like one-of-a-kind tribal designs or the classic phoenix, dragon, skull, lion, cross, eagle, or maybe even certain words like your life quote or your family name. 

And since 34% of tattooed men get them on their backs, you’ll want a back tattoo that’s different from the rest.

Pearl Lemon Tattoos can help you with that. 

Contact us today, and let’s get you inked!

Here at Pearl Lemon Tattoos, we understand if a rose tattoo is the best option for you. After all, a rose tattoo really does scream passione” even from afar.


And don’t you worry if it’s going to be a cover up tattoo for an old tattoo that you want to be erased– our experts can always rework and reinvent your previous tattoo the way you want it.


Pearl Lemon Tattoos has the expertise to fit your vision in making the perfect rose cover up tattoo. We can customise a tattoo design that would look and feel personal and romantic just for you.


Book a call now to get an appointment.

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Must-See Back Tattoo Design Ideas

Here are some of the best tattoo ideas you can consider if you want a back tattoo.

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Geometric Tattoo

More and more people are getting geometric tattoos based on abstract shapes, lines, and patterns. You can use almost any design idea as a starting point for geometric art. Patterns are also very flexible because they can be made to fit any body part, are easy to make bigger, and can be used to cover up old tattoos you don’t like.

Tribal Tattoos

In tribal tattoo design, curved and sharp lines are used to make unique shapes and designs. It was popular in the 1990s and still is now. It gives any tattoo a badass and masculine look. It’s an excellent choice for the back because it has no straight lines. This means the black ink will move with your muscles instead of looking like it’s stuck in one place.

Eagle Tattoo

Eagle tattoos are a popular choice for men worldwide who want animal tattoos. Eagles are known as powerful birds of prey. They can fly to great heights and hunt with great accuracy. Eagles are the national symbol of the United States, so many American men get tattoos of them to show their patriotism. Many guys choose photorealistic eagle tattoos, but the Old School style makes the bird look even more incredible and more alive.

Wolf Tattoos

There are many different styles you can get from a wolf tattoo. Your artist can make a unique, complicated design with lots of details because there is more room. One popular choice of wolf tattoo designs is based on the “two wolves” story, which shows how good and evil are always fighting inside each person. It’s a strong, meaningful, and badass-looking ink

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Lion Tattoo

Whether you think of yourself as the king of the jungle or just a wild animal at heart, a detailed lion tattoo design makes you feel powerful.


Additionally, lions have been influential in history and always will be. Maybe you’re a true Leo, loyal and passionate, or you just love cats of all sizes–whatever reason, a lion tattoo can be a good one to get. 

They are a perfect symbolic meaning of a strong animal. For example, it doesn’t matter how big or small it is. The roar of a lion can be heard up to five miles away. So if you get a full-colour tattoo of this amazing animal, it will be hard to miss.

Skull Tattoos

Skull tattoos have been popular with men for a long time. They are one of the most famous body art that anyone, even women, gets inked. People often think of death when they see a human skull, but it can look cool, especially as a Gothic-style tattoo. Some men wear them with flowers to show life’s beauty and its fleeting nature. Animal skulls are often associated with the Old West, and Mexican sugar skulls are also options if you opt for a skull tattoo.

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Dragon Tattoo

Dragon tattoos are popular with men because dragons are strong and magical creatures. A dragon tattoo is also a good choice because the design can be changed to fit your body. For the back, you have many options, you can go for a Chinese dragon, or a roaring European dragon could breathe fire across your shoulde

Japanese Tattoos

The style of Japanese tattooing, called Irezumi, is unique and stands out. Even though traditional Japanese tattoos are done by hand, you can get a similar look with a needle gun. Japanese tattoos often have bold shading, bright colours, and deep symbolism. Choose a mix of animal and nature-inspired designs for your back piece and work with an artist who specialises in that art style.

Phoenix Tattoos

The phoenix is a symbol that a lot of men can relate to. Legends say that the strong, magical bird rises from the ashes and comes back stronger than ever. A phoenix tattoo is an excellent choice if you have been through hard times or have overcome significant problems. A phoenix image also looks great as a big tattoo, so it’s perfect for your back.

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Wing Tattoos

Getting wings tattooed on your body often has a spiritual meaning, like becoming a better or more “angelic” person. It could also mean that you are in the feeling of “getting rid of problems and setbacks”. A wing tattoo is often put on the back because there is much room for a big, detailed design. Some men get wings tattooed on their backs as a tribute to Viking culture. In Norse society, warriors got wings tattooed on their backs so that they would be taken to Valhalla, the mythical afterlife.

Make That Tattoo Art Happen

Have you chosen a cool tattoo to get inked on your back? Just know that whatever tattoo design and placement you want, Pearl Lemon Tattoos can do it for you.

We can make whatever cool tattoo you want to happen.

Visit us today or set an appointment!

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