Janel Parrish covered up the old treble clef tattoo on her wrist with a lotus flower in May 2015. The lotus symbolizes survival through hardships. “Finally got my lotus. A lotus is the only flower that can grow in mud. Through darkness blooms beauty if you let it,” she writes.
Ellie Goulding got a lotus flower tattooed on her right side of her ribcage by artist Dr Woo at Shamrock Social Club in Hollywood, CA in April 2014. She shared an instagram photo of her new tattoo with the caption “Say not ‘I have found the truth’ but rather ‘I have found a truth’.” (more…)
Justine Skye got the pink lotus tattoo on her wrist from artist King Léone in September 2013. She later had the tattoo expanded upon by Dr Woo on two separate occasions. The flower was originally filled in with vibrant pink inks, bot most of the coloring has faded. (more…)
Katy Perry got a tiny outline of a lotus flower tattooed on her wrist in January 2012.
Katy has not yet spoken to the press about this tattoo, so we can only speculate about its symbolism. Lotus flowers have many traditional meanings including purity, beauty, and detachment. Katy got the tattoo right around the time of her divorce from Russell Brand, so it would seem that the tattoo represents her newfound clarity after their separation. (more…)