How to apply a Temporary Tattoo?

For applying a temporary tattoo from Momentary Ink, follow these structured steps:

  1. Preparation: Begin by cleaning and drying the skin where the tattoo will be applied.
  2. Remove Protective Sheet: Carefully peel off the clear protective sheet from the tattoo.
  3. Apply Tattoo: Place the tattoo face down on your skin.
  4. Dampen: Use a wet cloth to thoroughly moisten the back of the tattoo. Press down firmly and hold for about 30 seconds.
  5. Peel Off Backing: Gently remove the paper backing from the skin.
  6. Dry: Allow the tattoo to air dry for approximately 3 minutes.

For removal, rubbing alcohol or baby oil is recommended. These steps ensure a smooth application process for a realistic-looking temporary tattoo. For a more detailed explanation, you can visit the Momentary Ink website.


Here are some summarized tips for applying temporary tattoos:

  • Press the wet cloth firmly against the skin for easier application.
  • Remove the paper backing slowly and carefully to prevent tearing.
  • Avoid covering the tattoo with clothing immediately after application to ensure longevity.
  • Always allow the tattoo to dry completely before touching or covering it.
  • Ensure large tattoos are thoroughly wetted for even application.

These steps help in achieving a better look and durability of your temporary tattoo.


To remove a temporary tattoo, apply rubbing alcohol or baby oil on the area and wait for about 10 seconds. Then, gently rub off the tattoo using a cotton ball. It’s advised not to scrub the tattoo off with soap and water for effective removal. For further details, you can visit the Momentary Ink website or similar resources that provide comprehensive care instructions for temporary tattoos.