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These Borderline Genius Tattoo DIYs Are Quick And Painless

Because the real thing hurts. A lot.

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You love tattoos...

You just don't love the idea of getting a tattoo. Make it temporary (and painless) with one of these two neat tricks.
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You just don't love the idea of getting a tattoo. Make it temporary (and painless) with one of these two neat tricks.

Lazy Girl Version

All you'll need for this one is hairspray and liquid eyeliner.
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All you'll need for this one is hairspray and liquid eyeliner.

1. Draw on your liquid eyeliner and set with a spritz of hairspray.

This trick lasts for a day, more or less.
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This trick lasts for a day, more or less.

The Computer-Printed Version

Still, all you need is tattoo paper ($6.74) and a printer.
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Still, all you need is tattoo paper ($6.74) and a printer.

1. Lay out your image or images on a blank document and flip the images horizontally.

This is easier to do on Adobe Photoshop (If you do, make the image 300ppi), but you can still pull it off on any word processor. See how to flip images on Word here.
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This is easier to do on Adobe Photoshop (If you do, make the image 300ppi), but you can still pull it off on any word processor. See how to flip images on Word here.

2. Print on the glossy side of your tattoo paper.

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3. Peel the adhesive film off of the paper it comes on, and layer it onto your tattoos.

Smooth out any bubbles with your hands or a credit card.
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Smooth out any bubbles with your hands or a credit card.

4. Cut out your tattoos.

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5. Peel off the adhesive, lay the image on your skin, and press a damp rag on the tattoo until the paper is flimsy. Then, peel off the paper to reveal your glorious new tat.

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DON'T YOU WISH IT WOULD LAST FOREVER?!

No, you don't, or you would've gotten the real thing. Fool.
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No, you don't, or you would've gotten the real thing. Fool.

Watch the full tutorial here.

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