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5 Custom Temporary Tattoos Design Tips

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Different Sizes of Custom Temporary TattoosDesigning your custom temporary tattoos can be challenging and difficult. What colors should you use? What type of temporary tattoos should you get? Should your tattoo have a custom back? has been in the temporary tattoo business for over 20 years. Thus, we know a thing or two about designing custom temporary tattoos. When ordering your custom temporary tattoos, consider the following tips and tricks.


What size should your custom temporary tattoos be?


When designing your custom temporary tattoos, consider where on the body you would like people to apply them to. If you would like them applied to the hand or face, consider a smaller size, such as a 1.5 inch by 1.5 inch design. If you would like them applied to the leg or back, a larger temporary tattoo is the way to go. When ordering, there is no need to shrink or enlarge your artwork to the size you are ordering. Simply submit your artwork, and our graphics team will ensure it is the correct size for printing.


What type of custom temporary tattoos should you order?Specialty Ink Custom Temporary Tattoos


At, we offer a variety of types of tattoos. Our selection includes, full color, metallic, glow in the dark and even glitter temporary tattoos. When ordering your custom temporary tattoos you should consider what look you would like to achieve. If your event takes place at night you may want to order glow temporary tattoos. To add some sparkle to your design, glitter temporary tattoos would be appropriate. If you are designing temporary tattoos for a festival, you might consider purchasing metallic temporary tattoos. We can print metallic gold or silver custom temporary tattoos.


Full Color Custom Temporary TattoosWhat Color Scheme should you use for your temporary tattoos?


Typically, the best colors to choose for custom temporary tattoos are dark and vibrant colors. You should stay away from using the color yellow in your design, as this color tends to blend into skin. When in doubt, you can put a black outline around your design elements, so it will pop.


Should my custom temporary tattoos have a white or transparent background?Flood White or Transparent Background Custom Temporary Tattoos


When designing your custom temporary tattoos, you should consider the white options. For a temporary tattoo filled with white, you should leave the white in your design. To have the background be transparent you should extract the white from your design. If you are worried about where we will be applying white to, you can send us your preference. If our team is unsure of where you would like white we will send you a proof to be sure.


Custom Back for Custom Temporary TattoosShould my custom temporary tattoos have a custom back?


When ordering your custom temporary tattoos, you always have the option of printing a custom back. There is never an extra charge for custom back artwork, and it’s never a bad idea. When you are designing your custom temporary tattoos, you may want to also consider adding a customized back. This way you can have your logo printed on the back and the front. If you have a custom back you would like to include with your order, simply send us the artwork.


Having trouble putting your design together?


If you are having trouble drawing or executing your custom temporary tattoo design, we can help! Our team of talented graphic designers can assist you in perfecting your design. A small design fee may apply, but we will make your custom temporary tattoos a reality. Contact us today for help with your design and a custom temporary tattoo quote. 



All of our custom temporary tattoos are easy to apply, and only require a little water! Simply put the temporary tattoo against your skin and apply a damp cloth to the backing for 30 seconds. The best part of temporary tattoos is that they stay on for days. However, you can remove them at anytime with rubbing alcohol.  Even just a little hand sanitizer will do.  (There is also a special formula of temporary tattoo remover available).


TATTOOFUN.COM Is your number one source for custom temporary tattoos


We’ve been in the temporary tattoo business for over 20 years. Thus,  we know a thing or two about what type of temporary tattoos people love. We ship millions of temporary tattoo sheets all over the globe each month. Additionally, we proudly make  all of our temporary tattoos in the good old USA. We also make all of our temporary tattoos with skin safe, FDA approved ingredients. We offer the best quality temporary tattoos, everyday low prices, excellent customer service. Above all, we guarantee your satisfaction!