Introduction: DIY Temporary Tattoos

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Here is a great crafting idea to entertain both children and adults alike.

Step 1: Supplies

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Here is what is needed

Gel Pens

Wax Paper

Water

Cloth

Step 2: Draw Out Temp Tattoo

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Start out by drawing the tattoo design you want with a gel pen onto the wax paper

NOTE: Gel pens will produce the best results for the temporary tattoo

Step 3: Place Wax Paper on Skin

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After the design is drawn out place the wax paper design side down on the skin where you want the tattoo to be.

Step 4: Dampen

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Dampen the cloth you have with some water and softly dampen the wax paper.

Leave the wax paper in place for 60 seconds to ensure the best transfer

Step 5: Finished

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After 60 seconds slowly peel up on the wax paper and admire your awesome temporary tattoo.

I tried two tattoos in this instructable. The first one was in gold gel pen and it turned out great, but I could not photograph it. The other was in black but it didn't come out as well. In this case practice makes perfect!

Enjoy.

Comments

Steve99and04 (author)2015-09-01

Why not just draw on your hand?

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