Pink ribbons and bows – you see them almost everywhere and it’s no surprise. This symbol has become an international sign to represent one’s moral support for women with breast cancer. The awareness has become a major topic in the last several years and when it comes to tattoos, there’s no exception. Whether the tattoo represents one’s personal battle with breast cancer or a memento to a loved one who lost the battle, the people who wear these tattoos have an inspiring story to go along with their pink ribbon that they’ve chose to adorn their bodies with. The tattoos range from a simple pink ribbon or bow to elaborate and intricate designs that represent the person individually. Some are paired with words of inspiration while others have a symbol to represent the struggle. Below are a few of the many designs that have been used to support breast cancer awareness.
Pink Ribbon with a Heart
A simple yet beautiful personalized pink ribbon and heart placed on an ankle in honor of the wearers mom.
A Ribbon of Hope
Stretching out the ribbon to form the word hope makes for a creative take on the traditional pink ribbon.
Ribbon Upon the Cross
Personalizing the tattoo with the person’s name makes this ribbon upon a cross special.
This is a more traditional take on the Breast Cancer ribbon.
Adding wings and antennas to a traditional ribbon makes for a cute butterfly tattoo.
Edgy Yet Traditional
Taking a traditional standard pink ribbon and adding a black accent makes for a more stylish and edgy design.
Angel of Hope
This inspirational design would more than likely represent the memory of someone who battled breast cancer.
Simplistic Line Art
The line art on the lower leg is simple yet speaks a powerful message an added element (the bee) makes it personal.
A more girly take on the pink ribbon with black curly accents make for a sentimental foot tattoo.
Anchor of Hope
The creator of this took an less traditional route, using a bold pink bow instead and added it to a bold brown anchor.
A small pink ribbon with dragonfly like wings makes for a simply stunning shoulder tattoo.
Corset with a Bow
An elegant pink corset tattoo with a bow symbolizing breast cancer awareness.
A fancy text in pink with the “L” in the shape of the breast cancer ribbon.
Ribbon and Heart
Traditional ribbon adorned with a red heart.
Flowers and Ribbon
Breast cancer awareness ankle tattoo adorned with pink and white flowers.
Colorful scene with hibiscus and butterflies around a pink ribbon
Full Back Awareness
A large pink ribbon with a halo and wings covers the back.
Roses and a Ribbon
The pink ribbon is adorned with initials and surrounded by roses and a black swirl design.
The pink ribbon with a bold outline has fancy curly wings to form a butterfly on the forearm.
A light pink ribbon forms the “L” with initials, the year and encouraging words followed by a fancy script.
Pink and Blue Bow
A pink bow with blue behind the ribbon with a small white skull taking a less traditional approach to breast cancer awareness.
A Tattered Ribbon
The pink ribbon being torn and the inspiration script below represents the struggle that came from fighting cancer.
The script in a easy to read font expresses overcoming cancer with a traditional ribbon.
This too Shall Pass
A fancy script with a traditional pink ribbon serves as a reminder that things get better on the rib cage.
An Elegant Ribbon
A more sophisticated approach to the traditional ribbon by adding a rose with soft colors.