Let's just get something out in the open. Femininity and masculinity are completely subjective. Gender expression is incredibly nuanced, meaning that it differs from person to person. We're not here to tell our readers how they should adorn their bodies according to their gender, as these tattoos would be great for both men, women and gender non-conforming individuals.
Now that's out of the way, let's talk chest tattoos. Chest tattoos are extremely popular, however, artists often take different approaches when designing them for men and women. Placement and anatomy are an extremely important part of the tattoo process, as you typically want the tattoo to flow with the body. For a chest tattoo on a man, you can get away with a large, solid design that leaves little negative space. However, this isn't always the most "flattering" (God, I hate that word) aesthetic on a woman's body.
If a woman is looking for a chest tattoo that enhances her natural curves, negative space is key. You don't often want a large or blocky piece that will camouflage your collarbones or cleavage. Instead, an artist will often opt for a design that uses negative space to draw attention to all the right places. We've curated a list of 30 chest tattoos that are both undeniably feminine and totally badass in the gallery below, check out these pieces and let us know your favorite artist from our list in the comments section on social media.