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Lana Del Rey has 10 tattoos across her upper body.


Right hand[]

Del Rey has two tattoos on her right hand. One is the phrase "trust no one", and "die young" is tattooed on her ring finger.

Left hand[]

Del Rey also has two tattoos on her left hand. One is the letter "M" for her grandmother, Madeleine, while the other is the word "paradise", which has been referenced in works like the two songs and EP of the same name.


Right arm[]

Del Rey has one tattoo on her right arm of the names "Nabokov" and "Whitman", made in reference to two writers: Vladimir Nabokov and Walt Whitman. Both have had a heavy influence on Del Rey's work.

Left arm[]

Del Rey has one tattoo on her left arm, which says "Chateau Marmont", in reference to the hotel in Los Angeles which is referenced in multiple songs such as "Off to the Races" and "Heavy Hitter".


Del Rey has four names tattooed across the top of her chest: "Whitney" and "Amy" on the right, and "Nina" and "Billie" on the left. They stand for Whitney Houston, Amy Winehouse, Nina Simone and Billie Holiday.

Del Rey has covered two of Simone's songs: "The Other Woman" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood". Del Rey also revealed that she had censored the names of Amy and Whitney in the first pre-chorus of "Get Free". Billie Holiday is also mentioned in the song "The Blackest Day".


Del Rey has occasionally had non-permanent tattoos. Examples of these include the phrases "revenge" on her left wrist and "life is beautiful" on her right wrist, which could reference the song of the same name, and a simple infinity sign on her left hand. Del Rey also had various non-permanent tattoos across her body for the short film Tropico, including "trust no bitch" written on her stomach, a gun on her chest, and teardrops on her right cheek.