Wearing thin pants, a detached top and a panama cap, Penelope was dressed for the hot Los Angeles climate, with the new tattoo going about as a fascinating accomplice to her outfit.
In any case the significance behind the new inking is not clear.
Penelope Cruz Tattoos MeaningThe on-screen character is no weirder to tattoos, and has the number "883" scratched onto her lower leg.
Nonetheless, Penelope has dependably stayed silent on the explanations for the tattoo decision, rejecting rumours that it has connections to Scientology or Numerology.
Noticeable: The cross tattoo spreads an extensive span of Penelope's correct hand
She said: 'It's not a Harley Davidson. It's not the diverse things that
have been said. I don't think anybody minds. It's my own particular tattoo.'
Penelope long ago uncovered that her lucky numbers are the numbers 8 and 3, yet has not illustrated why she decided to have the second 8 included.
In the mean time, Penelope's association with individual performer Javier Bardem, 41, is set from quality to quality.
Penelope Cruz Tattoos MeaningIn spite of the couple wanting to keep portions of their relationship private, Javier made an open announcement of his adoration for Penelope a month ago as he gathered his Best Actor honor at the Cannes Film Festival.
In the wake of tolerating the trophy, Javier told the group of onlookers: 'I impart this bliss to my companion, my buddy, my adoration: Penelope: I owe you a mess and I adore you to such an extent.'
What's more it appears the devotion was truly unplanned, as Penelope looked as amazed as whatever is left of the swarm - her eyes topping off with tears as she heard Javier's statements.
Javier's commitment has started rumours the couple, who have been dating since 2007, are wanting to wed within a brief span of time.