STYLE & BEAUTY
04/27/2017 03:03 pm ET

Delicate 'Helix' Tattoos Are The Trend We Didn't Know We Needed

It's seriously gorgeous.

Between single piercings, double piercings, gauges and cartilage piercings, there are a multitude of ways to deck out your ears. But just when you thought that ear candy had reached peak trendiness, the Instagram gods gift us with a new style. 

Helix tattoos are all the rage on Instagram right now. The delicate tattoos adorn people’s cartilage, giving the appearance of an ear cuff or cartilage ring. It’s a trend so minimal and dainty, even tattoo skeptics will fall in love. 

If you’re looking for a tat that won’t give your parents heart palpitations, consider your problem solved. Check out a selection of our favorite helix tattoo designs below.

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