You'd be hard pushed to find a celebrity who doesn't boast a tattoo these days. Freya Beha Erichsen’s ‘Breathe’ tatt has been splashed across Chanel ad campaigns; Angelina’s get as much airtime as her dresses. Here's the ELLE rundown of our favourite stars and their equally famous inks…
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Miley Cyrus (wearing multi coloured jumper) shows of lastest matching tattoo with friends.
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David Beckham shows off a new hand tattoo - the Jay Z lyrics 'Dream Big, Be Unrealistic', September 2014.
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Cara Delevingne reveals her latest tattoo, but what does it mean?
@caradelevingne 'It happened... @bangbangnyc BACON...'
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Tattoo artist Bang Bang NYC captioned this picture: Little gift for my friend @selenagomez ☺️
Cara's tattooist Bang Bang shares a pic of the model's 'breathe deep' tattoo: 'Healed white tattoo I did on the awesome@caradelevingne ☺️'.
Miley Cyrus posted pictures of her torso tattoo on Instagram captioned '#floydtat'.
@kellyosbourne: 'Thank you @mayayapple I love my manicure! You are the best!'
Cara Delevingne's friend posts image of her new tattoo on Instagram, captioned with 'Breathe Deep - Bali'.
Lady Gaga's new trumpet tattoo (by tattoo artist @badnewsbecca).
Rita Ora:'We're gona be ballerinas when were 102! @andacloud9 #iloveubestie @bangbangnyc free-hand drawn on. You beast! Love you my brother!'
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'If you're a bird, I'm a bird.'
*Disclaimer: this is not a real tattoo. But equally, it's not the first time that Kendall has visited a 'pen parlour' to indulge her love for ink, albeit temporary. #SharpieTats are officially A Thing.
Cara Delevingne:'#regram @kellyosbourne ❤'s reunited at last'
Miley Cyrus' sad cat emoticon tattoo.
David Beckham has his new 'Harper' tattoo on display in his fragrance ad.
'I finally did it. My first (and last) tattoo.' Bar Refaeli with her butterfly in white ink.
Cara Delevingne shows off her 'Don't worry, be happy' tattoo on holiday in Barbados, December 2013.
Little Mix's Jesy Nelson unveils her new giant rose and thorn tattoo on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch.
Miley Cyrus had a portrait of her grandmother tattooed on her arm and tweeted 'because i am her favorite & she is mine.'
Tattoo artist Nikko Hurtado revealed Cheryl Cole's rose tattoo on his Instagram.
David Beckham adds his wife's name to his existing 32 tattoos.
Rita Ora reveals her new torso tattoo on Instagram.
Cara Delevingne has her mother's name, Pandora, on her left arm.
David Beckham revealed a new tattoo on his torso as part of his China tour. The script reads: 'Life and death are determined by fate, rank and riches decreed by heaven.’
Cheryl Cole went for a mysterious symbol on her hand.
Scarlett Johansson has a tattoo of a bracelet on her right wrist.
Lady Gaga's dress reveals the anchor tattoo on her ribcage.
Lana Del Rey reveals the daintily written tattoo on her right hand.
Lady Gaga's dress shows off a twisted unicorn on her left thigh.
Rita Ora flashes her tattoo to the crowd.
Charlize Theron has a simple fish tattoo.
Anne Hathaway goes minimal with her ink – but is it an 'M' or a 'W'?
Pixie Geldof has two tattoos on her right arm.
Alice Dellal shows off the skull-themed dagger on her forearm.
Harry Styles reveals his latest tattoo.
Harry Styles reveals his tattoos.
Lily Cole has a Latin phrase tattooed on her left ankle.
Kelly Osbourne has wings inked on her back.
Daddy's girl Kelly also has a tribute to Ozzie on her left forearm.
Actress Gemma Arterton has a bird tattooed behind her left ear.
Christina Ricci has a lion on her right shoulder blade.
Mena Suvari has 'Word Sound Power' tattooed on her back. But what does it mean?
Isabeli Fontana displays her scripted tattoo with wings in a backless gown during Rio Fashion Week, September 2006.
Erin Wasson makes sure her her back and arm tattoos are on display.
Rihanna showcases her latest tattoo by Bang Bang New York in March 2012.
Freja Ericcson and her ink.
Photo by <p><a href='http://www.elleuk.com/star-style/celebrity-style-files/samantha-cameron'>Samantha Cameron</a> has an ankle tattoo</p>
Even Samantha Cameron has one.
Photo by <p><a href='http://www.elleuk.com/fashion/news/ultimate-girls-night-out'>Victoria Beckham</a> apes husband David with her love of ink</p>
Victoria Beckham shares David's love of ink.
Carey Mulligan shows off hers.
Photo by <p><a href='http://www.elleuk.com/star-style/news/alessandra-ambrosio-shows-her-melissa-love'>Alessandra Ambrosio</a> has a lower back tattoo</p>
Photo by <p>Emma Stone's bird feet celebrity tattoo was designed my Sir Paul McCartney who wrote the song 'Blackbird'</p>
Emma Stone's bird prints.
Photo by <p>All hell broke loose when Harry Potter star and ELLE cover girl, <a href='http://www.elleuk.com/star-style/celebrity-style-files/emma-watson'>Emma Watson</a> got this tattoo</p>
Emma Watson is a 'Mother Lover'.
Gisele Bündchen goes for a simple star.
Rihanna reveals the gun tattoo she added to her collection in March 2009.
Lily Allen's wrist tattoo is made up of a series of symbols.