Tattoo Trends: Past Decade


To understand the top tattoo trends from 2010 to present. For each trend the name of the trend, with a description of what is was and when it was popular.

Early Findings

  • According to Inked Magazine the top trend in the past decade has been micro tattoos. However, as there have been so many trends since 2010 it is challenge to define all the trends.




  • From 2010 to 2015, watercolor tattoos were a top trend. The trend included free-form watercolor paintings, using vibrant colors.

Current Trends

Proposed next steps:

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Our initial research suggests that there have been a lot of trends over the past decade and defining the top trends from 2010 may be challenging. We suggest looking at each year in turn and identifying the top 5-7 trends per year. For each trend we will provide a description of the trend and why it was a trend.
Alternatively, as a more affordable option we suggest find a top trend for each year from 2010 to 2019. For each trend we would provide a description of the trend, why it was a trend, and when it was a trend.