The chest are more commonly tattooed on men, male chest tattoos are often a tribal pattern design, tribal chest tattoos can cover the shoulder and chest or it can even be a half or full sleeve piece that goes over the shoulder and on to half chest area, sometimes the tribal pattern goes up from chest to neck as well. If only one shoulder is tattooed then the tribal pattern only covers half the chest area. Cross tattoos on the chest are also very popular chest tattoo for men, it is a religious tattoo that is perfect as a big piece on the chest. Text or words that cover the chest can also bee seen on men. A cool idea is the tiger scratch inked on this area, it might not be the most original idea around but it is still one of the coolest, other ideas are Superman or Spiderman symbols, dragon or Celtic variations.