How to apply a temporary tattoo?

Posted by Léna Kapris on

Temporary tattoos are a great alternative to permanent tattoos. They allow you to experiment with different styles and test a pattern before making a definitive commitment.

Applying a temporary tattoo is quick and easy. Follow these steps to achieve impeccable results:


    • Temporary tattoo
    • Scissors
    • A damp glove or towel
    • Some water


  • Choose the location of the tattoo.

Choose an area of ​​clean, dry and hair-free skin.
Avoid sensitive areas such as the face, joint folds and mucous membranes.

  • Cut out the tattoo.

Carefully remove the transparent protective film.
Cut out the tattoo as close as possible to the design, leaving approximately 1mm of border.

  • Apply the tattoo.

Place the tattoo face down on the skin in the desired location.

Moisten the back of the tattoo with a damp glove or towel soaked in water.

Apply constant pressure for 30-60 seconds

  • Remove the backing paper.

Gently grab a corner of the paper and slowly remove it.
Be careful not to move the tattoo during this step.

  • Let the tattoo dry.
Wait about a minute for the tattoo to dry completely.


    • For better hold, apply the tattoo after taking a shower or bath. The heat dilates the pores and makes the ink easier to absorb.
    • If you are applying the tattoo to an area exposed to the sun, use sunscreen to protect it from fading.
  • To remove the tattoo, rub it with baby oil or cleansing milk.


A temporary tattoo can last 3 to 7 days, depending on the quality of the tattoo and the area of ​​application.


    • Do not apply a temporary tattoo to irritated or damaged skin.
    • If you have allergies, test on a small area of ​​skin before applying the tattoo.


Applying a temporary tattoo is a simple and fun way to decorate your body. By following these few steps, you will obtain an impeccable result that will last several days.

Discover KAPRIS temporary tattoos : simply magnificent!

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