45 Amazing Temporary Tattoos You Can Buy Right Now


Coming up with a fantastic idea for a tattoo design is one thing, but getting inked for real is a whole different story. If you’re the type of person who doesn’t want to make a commitment, temporary transfer tattoos are a great way to experiment with a range of different shapes and styles without doing anything drastic.

There is no real place to start when it comes to fake tattoos, as you can find in a whole range of weird and wonderful places. Going online is your best bet if you don’t feel like leaving home anytime soon, as a quick Google search will amass a seemingly endless list of results. However, if you’re looking for something that doesn’t require paying nearly double the cost of a tattoo sheet for postage, then many of your local fashion retailers, or even your nearby grocery stores and drugstores, are great. potential gold mines to find yours completely. new sick artificial ink.

With that said, here is a bountiful collection of fabulous temporary finds that would look totally cool as part of your look. And if they don’t, well, they won’t be here forever.

1. Adorable traditional illustrations

Al Murphy Temporary Tattoo, $ 28, Amazon

Definitely one to do if you are looking for something a bit kitschy but still inspired by traditional designs.

2. DIY Paint my rose petals with watercolors

Paint My Petal, $ 8, Amazon

These nifty little temporary tattoos come in separate layers which means you can create the color and line work however you like.

3. Geometric designs inspired by nature

PaperSelf, $ 7, PaperSelf

Gorgeous kaleidoscopic butterflies perfect for parties, festivals and celebrations.

4. Better than a hickey

Gold Metallic Gold Lip Temporary Tattoo, $ 4, Tattify

Probably easier to remove too.

5. Something to “steal” heads

Arctic tern, $ 4, Tattify

A revamped version of old school swallow tattoos.

6. Likely NSFW

Badass Temporary Tattoos by Katie Biscuits, $ 3, Etsy

Your mother would be mortified.

7. For when you are feeling fruity

Fruit Temporary Tattoos by Kate Broughton, $ 7, Etsy

These delicious Kate Broughton temporary tattoos are almost good enough to eat. However, don’t do that.

8. When you want to steal the style of Kat Von D

Black Star Face Temporary Tattoos, $ 5, Claire’s

Now you can try it without inking your face or drawing it badly with liquid eyeliner before blending everything every time you touch your face.

9. Stay gentle

Julia Rothman Arm Candy (Set of 8), $ 18, Tattify

Easier than getting inked by a baby.

10. Something chic and simple

Metallic Temporary Tattoos, $ 12, Amazon

Almost instantaneous metallic glamor.

11. Flowers? For spring? Innovative

Lavender Lavender, $ 5, Amazon

No, but really.

12. Yes, another

Not Another Anchor Tattoo, $ 6, Tattyoo

For when you love a good anchor design but don’t want to let it show.

13. One for Ailurophiles

Cats, $ 9, Amazon

The best way to tell the world that you really love cats.

14. Butterflies in the stomach, on the face, under the arm …

Stunning Temporary Tattoos – 21 Bufferlies, $ 6, Amazon

Or pretty much anywhere really.

15. Classic and colorful

Waterproof Phoenix Temporary Tattoo, $ 6, Amazon

It’s almost too much real.

16. Flash sheets to compete with the real thing

The Classic Tattoos Trio, $ 10, Etsy

The hardest thing about choosing a flash foil is figuring out which one to ink, but when they’re not permanent, you can have them all.

17. Perennials for your favorite millennials

Cute Cactus Temporary Tattoos, $ 4, Etsy

Or anyone else for that matter. Sorry, that rhymed.

18. Something a little different

Temporary, $ 14, Etsy

It’s not just flowers and anchors.

19. When origami is life

9 origami temporary tattoo, $ 4, Etsy

Or even if it isn’t, really.

20. Tiny designs for your hands and nails



21. One to show off your night owl status

Temporary moon phase $ 6, Etsy

Or simply because the moon is from another world.

22. Who doesn’t like pizza?

Pizza Temporary Tattoo (Set of 2), $ 6, Etsy


23. This is an Eve tattoo, not a Steve tattoo.

Eve by Rik Lee, $ 4, Tattify

I love roses, man.

24. Shock your parents with this temporary love at first sight

Distorted Brightener, 99 ¢, Etsy

Unless they are in favor of tattoos, in which case they would probably say it’s cool.

25. When you are almost as strange and unusual as Lydia Deetz

Lydia Deetz Beetlejuice Temporary Tattoo, $ 11, Etsy

Gothic queen!

26. Ride Or Die Harry Potter fans should definitely get started

Harry Potter Temporary Tattoo, $ 15, Etsy

It’s wingardium leviosa, not wingardium leviosar!

27. Literally

Big Appetite by Alex Strangler, $ 4, Tattify

For those who just love to snack.

28. When you believe

Aliens Exist by Emma Gibson, $ 4, Tattify

We’re not alone here, I mean, wanting these tattoos.

29. Because taking care of yourself is the most important thing

Note to Self – Personal Care Temporary Tattoos, $ 6, Etsy

Treat yourself.

30. There is a problem in the matrix

Spot Change, $ 4, Tattify

This is probably what a mirage would look like.

31. Dazzling

Sparkles Emoji Temporary Tattoo, $ 4, Etsy

Shout out to anyone who also has an affinity for glitter emoji.

32. Unicorns exist

2x Unicorn Temporary Tattoos, $ 4, Etsy

At least they can do it, temporarily on your skin.

33. If traditional designs don’t do this for you

Waiting to See by Tyler Spangler, $ 4, Tattly

So artistic, so chic.

34. These could certainly be confused with reality

Tools of the Trade By Derek Ward, $ 4, Tattly

There is something about the shading that makes them so realistic.

35. Because love knows no gender

The Lovewins Tattz, $ 18, O-Mighty

Once again, O-Mighty has totally succeeded with these sex positive fake tattoos.

36. This charming man is suitable for all fans of Smiths

Charming man, $ 4, Tattify

Even if you don’t have a stitch to wear, you can quickly wow all the other fans with this Morrissey-inspired illustration.

37. When you’re not sure what the future holds

La Luna Temporary Tattoo, $ 4, Etsy

Or just like the moons. Like really.

38. dangerous

Double Dagger Switchblade Extravaganza by Peter Fortin, $ 4, Tattify

Bully your enemies with these bad boys.

39. Found it!

Here! By Jade Bradbury, $ 4, Tattify

Waldo is always where you least expect him.

40. Like the original thing, but cuter

Temporary Tattoos for Kids of All Ages, $ 8., Etsy

Although this mermaid doesn’t look too impressed.

41. Where are Mulder and Scully when you need them?

UFO Abduction Temporary Tattoo, $ 5, Etsy

* Need them to help you apply this glorious UFO transfer.

42. Art lovers, we have you

Pearl Earring Temporary Tattoo, $ 5, Etsy

A painting on your body without body painting required.

43. Create a false inked sleeve

Large Portrait Temporary Tattoo, $ 6, Ebay

Starting with this masked Gothic figure.

44. The best option for those who cannot decide

Custom Paper Temporary Tattoo, $ 20, Etsy

If you really can’t choose a pre-existing design, you can always send your own designs and photos to this Etsy.

45. Other than this one that you can DIY at home

Silhouette Temporary Tattoo Paper, $ 7, Amazon

Create your own personalized temporary tattoo designs and print them out at home using this special paper.

And unlike the real deal, you won’t need to go through a painful removal process if you change your mind at the last minute. Either the transfer will come off naturally due to wear, or you can gently remove them using baby oil and a cotton ball. Win, win!


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