Demi Lovato Tattoo Count: 20! Check Them Out…
Demi Lovato tattoos have been an inspiration to many. There’s no doubt Demi has overcome obstacles in her life, including being bullied as a child and then checking into rehab at age 18 for bulimia and self-mutilation. Fortunately, she has turned her struggles into a positive message for girls all over the world who have experienced difficulties like her own, and in the most permanent way possible. Many of Demi Lovatos tattoos serve as a reminder of what she has been through in life and represent the stronger person she is now that she has addressed and dealt with her physical and emotional issues. In fact, some of Demi Lovato’s tattoos, including her “Stay Strong” wrist tattoo, actually conceal visible scars she has on her wrists from the years she spent cutting, and the teen star sees this cover-up as a positive and very permanent message to herself and others. We sure are happy that Demi Lovato is on the road to recovery, and we’re also happy she is such a tattoo lover, because we love Demi Lovatos tattoos too! Keep em’ coming Demi!
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20. Demi’s Large Lion Tattoo on the Back of Her Hand
After attending TIME magazine’s annual 100 Most Influential People gala in April 2017, as an honored guest, Demi Lovato celebrated being recognized for her mental health advocacy by heading to Bang Bang’s tattoo shop in NYC and getting a new lion tattoo. Tattoo number 20 for Demi is a large image of a lion’s face done in a light gray ink on the back of her right hand, next to her tiny cross tat.
19. Dreamcatcher Addition to Demi’s “You Make Me Beautiful” Ribcage Tat
Demi Lovato took to Snapchat and Instagram on September 5, 2016, to reveal a brand-new addition to the “you make me beautiful” tattoo on her ribcage. She had celebrity artist Bang Bang add a large but delicate dreamcatcher tattoo around the meaningful Bethany Dillon lyrics, along with three small feathers and some intricate beading.
18. Smiley Face Tattoo on Demi’s Left Pinkie
In an Instagram post Demi Lovato uploaded on August 7, 2016, the singer showed off an adorable, simple black smiley face tattoo inked on the pad of her left pinkie finger.
17. Demi’s “Buddy Was Here” Foot Tattoo
After her beloved white maltipoo Buddy was killed in a tragic coyote attack in July 2015, Demi got a tattoo in his memory, inking “Buddy was here” in a child’s handwriting on the inner part of her left foot.
16. Large Black and Gray Rose Tattoo on Demi’s Forearm
On April 2, 2015, Demi Lovato posted a teaser pic on Instagram of her getting a new tattoo on her forearm, and it was a week later that the singer debuted the full new design, which features a large rose tattoo inked on her arm in black and gray. Demi’s rose tattoo is located on the inside of her left forearm, near her wrist, and covers up the red lip print tattoo she had done in the back of a Warped Tour tour bus in 2011! Read about the meaning and story behind her rose tattoo…read more
15. Demi’s Lovato’s Roman Numeral Family Birth Date Tattoo
In November 2014, Demi showed off tattoo #15: five lines of Roman numerals inked in black on the upper part of her left ribcage. Demi’s Roman numeral tattoo translates to 08.08.1962, 02.04.1988, 12.28.2001, 02.14.1963, and 10.23.1960, and represents the birth dates of her mother Diana, her siblings Dallas and Maddie, her step-father Eddie, and her biological father Patrick. Read about the meaning and story behind her Roman Numerals tattoo…read more
14. Demi’s Outline of Africa Tattoo on Her Arm
During the same session where Demi Lovato got the Roman numeral three inked on her wrist, the singer got a second tattoo of the outline of Africa on her arm, to commemorate her mission trip to Kenya, where she celebrated her 21st birthday in August 2013. Demi called the trip a “very, very inspirational journey” that had a “huge impact” on her life, so it’s no wonder she decided to get a permanent reminder of it inked on her arm! Read about the meaning and story behind her Africa tattoo…read more
13. Roman Numeral Tattoo Tribute to Demi’s Father
Demi Lovato waited a good six months before getting tattoo number 13, which she decided to get in honor of her biological father, Patrick Lovato, who passed away from cancer in the summer of 2013. Although Demi and her dad had a strained relationship prior to his death, the singer paid tribute to Patrick with a small black Roman numeral three inked on the outside of her left wrist. According to the pop star, three was her dad’s lucky number, and Demi’s Roman numeral tattoo pays tribute to that. Read about the meaning and story behind her Roman Numeral tattoo…read more
12. Demi’s “Now I’m a Warrior” Back Tattoo
Demi surprised everyone with an awesome and meaningful quote tattoo on the back of her left shoulder in May 2013. The shoulder tattoo takes a line from Demi’s single “Warrior” and shows the pop stars’ attitude towards both the song and her strong resolve. Everyone knows that Demi Lovato has had a spotted past with depression, self-harming, and other setbacks. Is this a signal that it is all in the past? We think so. Read about the meaning and story behind her warrior tattoo…read more
11. A String of Birds on Her Arm
Demi got a HUGE tattoo on her arm in November of 2012 by famous tattoo artist and “Miami Ink” star Kat Von D. The tattoo-loving superstar seems pretty pleased with the large inking, which features a flock of 12 birds in flight across the outside of her right arm. Demi’s black and white birds tattoo is one of the largest and most visible tats the inked-up singer has on her body, and that’s saying a lot! Read about the meaning and story behind her string of birds tattoo…read more
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10. Demi’s “Let Go’ and “Let God” Foot Tattoos
In September 2012, Demi got the phrase “Let Go & Let God” inked on the tops of her feet in a discreet new tattoo, with “Let Go &” on the right foot and “Let God” on the left. It’s no surprise that Demi Lovato’s ninth tattoo is an inspirational quote, much like her “Stay Strong” and “you make me beautiful” tattoos. The meaning of Demi’s new foot tattoo most likely represents a reminder to herself that she has so much love and support surrounding her, from her family, friends, fans and from God himself. Read about the meaning and story behind her foot tattoos…read more
9. “Faith” Written on Her Arm
Demi Lovato’s newest tattoo speaks to the difficult journey she has faced in recent years and how she made it out alive. Demi had “faith” inked in a simple and classy arm tattoo, located just below her elbow on her right forearm. Demi Lovatos faith tattoo matches that of a friend she met in treatment, and symbolizes not only her Christian beliefs, but also her faith in herself. “I’ve been through it,” Demi says of her constant battle with bulimia and self-harming. “and I came out a stronger person.” Read about the meaning and story behind her faith tattoo…read more
8. Demi Lovato’s “Rock n’ Roll” Finger Tat
In matching tattoos with friend Hanna Beth Merjos, Demi Lovato got a “rock n’ roll” tat inked on her middle finger of her right hand in late 2011. Although Demi hasn’t said much about her hand tattoo, we think Demi is embracing her “rock star” side and acting out as all teenagers do. According to Demi, she’s “done some pretty rock and roll things,” including trashing dressing rooms “just for the hell of it.” She is still a teenager after all, and Demi Lovato’s rock and roll tattoo is probably just another way for her to rebel. Read about the meaning and story behind her rock n roll tattoo…read more
7. A “peace” Tattoo on Her Finger
One of Demi Lovato’s finger tattoos reads “peace” and is inked in a small, script font on the middle finger of her left hand. Demi got her peace tattoo inked about a year after she began treatment for bulimia and cutting, and the tat may symbolize her healing process. It’s not too difficult to guess the meaning behind Demi Lovatos peace tattoo, and whether the peace she desires is in the world or in her own life, we sure hope she gets there sometime soon! She’s been through a lot, its time for some peace and tranquility for Demi Lovato. Read about the meaning and story behind her peace tattoo…read more
6. Feather Addition to Her Side Tattoo
The feathers addition to Demi Lovatos’ “You Make Me Beautiful Tattoo” was first seen around September of 2011, but it is not certain exactly when it was inked. Feathers make a nice addition to Demi’s first tattoo, making it stand out quite a bit more. So why feathers? Well, they stand for freedom and courage, which could tie in to the “You Make Me Beautiful” written within them. Read more about the story and meaning behind Demi’s side tattoo addition…read more
5. Her Lips Print Wrist Tattoo
During the 2011 Warped Tour, Demi Lovato and her friends Ivey, Hanna Beth Merjos and Lauren Pietra decided to get matching kiss tattoos inked on their bodies in different places. Demi Lovatos lips tattoo features the red lips of friend Ivey, and is inked on the inside of her left wrist. Demi Lovato’s lips tattoo was just for fun and represents her close friendship with the girls, the 19-year-old says, but we think it symbolizes something much deeper as well. Click the picture to find out what hidden meaning her lips tattoo may have. Read about the meaning and story behind her lips/kiss print tattoo…read more
4. Demi Lovato’s Small Cross Hand Tattoo
In keeping with her theme of supportive tattoos, Demi Lovato got a small cross tattooed on her right hand in June 2011. Demi Lovatos cross tattoo is small and simple, but it’s inked on the outside of her hand, right below her pinkie finger, which makes it perfectly visible pretty much 100% of the time. It seems that was the point of the cross tattoo though! According to Demi, she is a devout Christian, and she wants all her fans to be able to see the tat clearly when she is holding a microphone. Talk about sending a message! Read about the meaning and story behind her cross tattoo…read more
3. The “Stay Strong” Tattoo on Demi’s Wrists
In March 2011, after spending nearly three months in a treatment facility dealing with “emotional and physical issues,” Demi emerged a more confident woman…with two new tattoos! The Demi Lovato stay strong tattoo that was inked on her wrists serves as a reminder to the star of her fans’ support throughout her trying experience. The wrist tattoos also symbolize the obstacles she has overcome, since the inspirational words actually cover up scars she has from the years she spent cutting. Read about the meaning and story behind her stay strong tattoo…read more
2. Demi’s Small Feather Behind Her Ear
In a far less emotional and personal move, Demi Lovato got a tattoo inked behind her left ear at a Warped Tour in 2010. Demi Lovatos feather tattoo features a single turquoise feather and, Demi admits, means nothing to her, calling it “stupid.” Demi had to have the tattoo reworked in June 2011, since the original tat looked more like a leaf than the feather it was meant to be. Seriously, what did she expect from a tat she got in the back of a tour bus? Read about the meaning and story behind her feather tattoo…read more
1. “You Make Me Beautiful” on Demi’s Side
Back when she was only 16, Demi Lovato got a tattoo on her side as an extremely important reminder to herself. Inked on her right ribcage and accented by two long black and white feathers, Demi Lovato’s rib tattoo reads “you make me beautiful” in script. According to the young singer and actress, Demi Lovatos you make me beautiful tattoo gives her the opportunity to look in the mirror every day and remind herself that she is beautiful, a mantra that helped her get through her struggles with bulimia, addiction and self harming. Read about the meaning and story behind her side tattoo…read more