The art of tattooing the body is really catching on, and you can be a part of this sub-culture. The art is so popular that there are reality shows based on the lives of tattoo artists. If you have a sister and are planning to get a tattoo together there are several designs that you could get, ranging from the delicate butterfly to the morbid looking skull. Identical twins with matching tattoos have an aura of enigma surrounding them, which has even captivated Hollywood.
Choosing a tattoo wisely is a good idea as the art is permanent and you don't want to be stuck with a design which you will regret later on. Once you have finalized the design make sure you choose an artist whose work you have seen and like. Also make sure that the tattoo parlor uses sterilized equipment. One more important thing that you will have to do is to choose a body part for the tattoo art.
When contemplating on tattoo ideas it is advisable that you consider a lot of designs before you choose. If possible, get a temporary tattoo and wear it for a few days to see how it looks and feels before you decide to get the real deal. Reading up on tattoo aftercare is also a good idea as you need to take steps to preserve the design.
One of the popular designs for matching tattoos for sisters are flower prints. Hibiscus flower tattoos are one of the traditional Hawaiian tattoo designs popular among young maidens, because the hibiscus signifies purity. In the Hindu culture, the lotus flower personifies prosperity and wisdom, making it a good tattoo design for sisters. Other popular flower designs that you could ink are the rose and lily flower designs.
This delicate creature of nature looks great when inked on the body using colors like sea blue and watermelon red. Get the artist to make decorative designs for the butterfly's wings, and you could choose between a one winged or two wing butterfly design.
Inking characters from your favorite cartoon show is one of the ideas which is gaining prominence. You could go in for the ever cute bugs bunny chewing on a carrot or have Bart Simpson skateboarding, depends on your choice. Engraving mickey mouse wearing sunglasses on the lower back region is something that you could consider. Other popular characters are 'Wednesday' from Addams family and Wonder Woman.
A famous quote from a poem inked on the arms is one of the best ideas, you can use different fonts to add an element of uniqueness to your design. If you are the religious types you can get a verse from the bible engraved on your body. There are sisters who ink just one word which is important to them, for example, a word like 'forgiveness'.
If you are looking for unique tattoos for sisters then go for insects designs like a bumble bee or a dragonfly. I once knew sisters who had inked a mosquito playing a violin on their right arm and it looked really awesome. A multicolored beetle resting on a pollen is another interesting tattoo idea. Other insects that you could incorporate in your tattoo designs are the caterpillar wearing a top hat, a grasshopper playing the mouth organ, a snail holding an umbrella, etc.
If you are up for it you can also get a venomous snake with a forked tongue and fangs hanging out. Other interesting identical tattoos that you could opt for are tribal designs and creatures from mythology, like a mermaid or dragon.