In modern society, the rich and famous among the Hollywood elite women no longer hit the red carpet in just designer gowns and sparkling diamonds. Now, many of these dazzling jewels are outshone by female celebrity tattoos instead and many of us want to emulate our idols by following suit.

One of the most popular searches on the internet now generally involves the word tattoo so it is unsurprising that tattoos have taken over every aspect of our lives from magazines and television to movies and even the catwalk in many fashion shows. In fact tattoos can be spotted everywhere you go on both men and women and there are many female actresses are proud to display their body art. These include Britney Spears, Drew Barrymore, Gillian and Pamela Anderson, Janet Jackson, Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Melanie Griffith and Gwyneth Paltrow. They are also popular with supermodels too and Kate Moss and Christy Turlington are among those sporting cool designs in body art. These female celebrity tattoos can be spotted on various parts of the body including the torso, lower back, neck, arm, wrist and ankles to name but a few.

Tattoos on the foot are popular among those on holiday and several celebrities have opted for this kind of design as a lasting memory of a vacation. Those with their feet tattooed include Kate Hudson, Carrie Otis, the Dixie Chicks and Charlize Theron. Moving up from the foot, the ankle is another favorite location for celebrities such as Penelope Cruz, Christy Turlington, Rebecca Romijn, Denise Richards and Christina Applegate. While this particular adornment looks really lovely, it is also ideal to conceal on occasion if required. However one of the most sensual tattoos has to be on the hip area and this is particularly enhanced if the wearer is displaying just a glimpse of it in a bikini or low-waist pants. Drew Barrymore, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Reese Witherspoon all have one of these sexy tattoos. The lower back is a favorite with girls all over the world and female celebrities are no exception. This is another very sensual area to have a tattoo and is considered one of the sexiest designs a woman can have. It is also a very versatile location that can be covered up when necessary or flaunted with pride as it suits. Famous female fans who can be found sporting this particular tattoo include Jessica Alba, Eva Longoria, Norah Jones, Lucy Liu and Angelina Jolie. Norah Jones and Lucy Liu are names of just a few of the fabulously famous with lower back tattoos.

Another location that can be discretely covered with jewellery or a long sleeved top when necessary is the wrist. Many stars have wrist tattoos that can be hidden easily with a chunky bracelet or elegant watch when the occasion requires it. Carmen Electra and Lindsay Lohan both have tattoos in this area. Less subtle but equally impressive are upper arm tattoos, which continue to come back on trend time after time. One particular design that is always a favorite is the tribal arm band, thanks to Pamela Anderson and her renowned barbwire design. While there is a distinct difference between chest and breast tattoos, the latter is often widely searched on the internet and female celebrity tattoos of this nature include the rapper Eve, Christina Ricci and Teri Polo.

Until recently, neck tattoos were always a bit of a taboo area for many tattooists however these are increasing in popularity with both sexes and there is no longer any stigma associated with these. Beautiful women such as musician Kelly Clarkson, Britney Spears and Alyssa Milano can be found with body art adorning this area. In our modern society there is actually very little that society discriminates against when it comes to tattoo locations, including the full body suit. This was originally designed to cover the whole body in such a way that it could still be concealed if covered up by a long dress or suit. However nowadays, it literally does what it says and can cover every area of skin from head to toe although it is only the very hardcore tattooist who is daring enough to wear such a ‘suit,’ such as Theo Kogan and Kat Von D.