11 Tattoos that almost always make a man irresistible

Jan 22, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. ET
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Say what you will, but almost every woman is a sucker for a nice piece of body art. Maybe it has something to do with the bad boy we had a secret crush on in high school. Even a small tattoo can turn the average man into catnip for women.

Just like the chicken and the egg controversy, we may never know what came first — the hot guy or the hot tattoo. Check out 12 pieces of bad boy body art that would look sexy on any man:

1. Anchor

Anchor tattoo

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You know what they say about a man in uniform.

2. Astrological sign

This brings a whole new meaning to star-crossed lovers.

3. A music reference

Guy with Beatles tattoo

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You love great music, and he loves great music. Clearly, this is a match made in heaven.

4. Flower

There's something supremely sexy about a man confident enough to rock a flower tatt.

5. Home state


You may not be a born-and-bred Texan, but state pride is still smoking hot.

6. Someone's name


This guy is caring enough to put another person's name on his body for all time. Wait a minute… Who's Bethanne?

7. A meaningful quote

There's more to this guy than meets the eye.

8. Scripture

Scripture tattoo

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Spiritual, sensitive and still hella sexy.

9. Something edgy

Only a very bad boy would dare to wear this ink.

10. Tiger


"Is that your sexy inner spirit animal, or are you just happy to see me?"

11. Tree


A sexy dude who appreciates nature. What's not to love?

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