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How To Rock The Hot Spring Trend: Temporary Tattoos!

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 3, 2013 | Categories: Fashion, Fun, Guest Posts

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If you’re thinking about getting your first tattoo … wait! Getting ink is a big decision, and too many people tend to rush it. Why not try the hottest trend for Spring, temporary tattoos. You can change them to go with your moods, outfits or a special time of year. Temporary tattoos are ripped right off the runway and ready to rock!

Choosing a Temporary Tattoo

There are many different types of temporary tattoos, from simple shapes to television characters to glitter infused, the choice is yours. It shouldn’t matter if a particular design is popular or not, the temporary tattoo you choose is just that, temporary.

Your design should be something that is fun and placed wherever your heart desires. They can be chosen for a girls’ night out, a compliment to your ‘rocker’ outfit or even worn instead of jewelry. There are temporary tattoos that can be combined to appear as a necklace or bracelet complete with hanging charms. The key is to use how many you like and wear them as one of the hottest Spring accessories. Be unique and showcase your personality.

How to Apply a Temporary Tattoo

  • Temporary tattoos are popular among people of all ages and are surprisingly easy to apply.
  • Pick your tattoo you wish to apply, trim the excess paper around the tattoo and peel the clear protective plastic off.
  • Choose the spot on your body for the tattoo and clean with cotton and alcohol.
  • Place the tattoo face down on your body.
  • Press down firmly with a damp cloth.
  • Hold in that position for 60 seconds then gently peel paper off.
  • Let air dry for 1 minute.

Try Creating Your Own Design

Although there are many temporary tattoos that you can chose from, sometimes, you have that special piece in mind.
There are many websites that have dozens of choices to help you create that art you long for. If you are still having trouble, try putting together designs to create your tattoo.  You may also try websites that tattoo artists offer their artwork for temporary or permanent tattoos.

Using temporary tattoos as a part of your accessories this Spring is very on-trend. Celebrities love them because they allow them to dress like a rock star one evening and a classic starlet the next.

You may not be able to find a temporary tattoo in your exact design, but you can likely find one that is similar by utilizing a tattoo art website. You can end up with a piece of artwork that you are truly proud of.

Freelance writer Nadine Swayne adores this trend for Spring and provides this information for those considering wearing temporary tattoos. They are truly an expression of you and your personality. Trying a temporary tattoo you design enables you to represent a spirited and unique way to accessorize your fresh new Spring wardrobe.

20 Responses to How To Rock The Hot Spring Trend: Temporary Tattoos!

  1. Maryann says:

    I love this idea.

  2. Mellisa says:

    I love temp tattoos.

  3. Tammy says:

    I’m one of those people who would never get a tattoo – but love this idea for those that would want one, but don’t want it permanent!

    • That’s me, Tammy… tattoos are just not my thing, but a temporary one would be fun from time to time. And they make some really nice ones that most people wouldn’t even know it wasn’t permanent unless I told them. 🙂

  4. Linda B says:

    oh that looks so pretty!

  5. I like the henna ones in the spring and summer

  6. I am thinking of getting one!!

  7. Jenn says:

    That one is really realistic looking!

  8. Theresa says:

    I’m not the biggest fan of tattoos. Great tips though!

  9. Lolo says:

    That looks real!

  10. Nadine says:

    I have a total of 4 real tattoos, they all have special meanings including one for my dad who passed in ’09, but I use temp tattoos right along with them! I totally rock out and put some where I would never get a real one, like my hands. Lots of fun!

  11. Courtney says:

    I’ve been thinking of getting a REAL one.. I can’t imagine though.

  12. Sheri says:

    Great idea. My brother is a tattoo artist and I think he spends a lot of time changing or fixing tattoos that people aren’t happy with. It’s great to go temporary first!

  13. Toni says:

    I have tattoos and love them, I actually want more 🙂

  14. Nadine says:

    Using a temporary tattoo first is definitely a good way to start!

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