TEMPORARY TATTOOS…FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

June 16, 2012

ARE TEMPORARY TATTOOS SAFE TO USE?
Most US manufacturers of Fake Tattoos use only medical grade adhesive in their Temporary Tattoos. The pigments in the inks are also safe and certified for use in Temporary Tattoos by the FDA.

CAN KIDS USE TEMPORARY TATTOOS?
Custom Temporary Tattoos are considered safe and non-toxic.  Many people do use them for children's parties or functions. Most US made temporary tattoos are appropriate for all ages. 

HOW TO APPLY AND REMOVE TEMPORARY TATTOOS?
All US manufacturers of temporary tattoos list the directions for applying and removing the tattoo on the back of the printed tattoo.
The ingredients used are printed on the back of all US made temporary tattoos as well.

HOW LONG DO TEMPORARY TATTOO LAST?  CAN I GET MY TEMPORARY TATTOO WET?
Generally temporary tattoos will last about 3-5 days.  Showering or getting temporary tattoos wet will not make it come off but vigorous washing or sweating at that area will minimize the length or life of temporary tattoos.  In addition, some people say that their Temporary Tattoos lasted more than a week!

HOW TO MAKE TEMPORARY TATTOOS LAST LONGER?
Use alcohol to wipe and remove excess dirt and oil from the skin before applying the temporary tattoos.  After the temporary tattoos have been applied, use a light dusting of baby powder.  Powder absorbs oil and oils are one of the reasons temporary tattoos come off…baby oil will remove temporary tattoos.  Do not use any type of oil or lotion on the areas where the temporary tattoos have been applied. 

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