So I happen to love tattoos. I realize this may come as a surprise considering I have one little tiny tat hiding under my ring finger, but the main reason I don’t have more is because I haven’t found anything else I feel so completely confident I will love in fifty years (other than my husband’s initials). I remember being thirteen and sticking on temporary tattoos by the dozens while my dad and grandma (who thought tattoos were reserved for hookers and sailors) cringed. Fun as they may be, temporary tattoos haven’t been considered on trend or fashionable since junior high. That is, until recently. A number of companies have given new life to the temporary tattoo, and I am nearly beside myself! When my husband and I were on our honeymoon last year, I stumbled upon a pack of cutie tattoos from the shop Merci in Paris. I was so excited and have held on to them for a year waiting for special occasions to use them because I wasn’t sure where I’d find such stylish temporary tats again. However, now that companies are making so many fabulous ones, I have been wearing them all the time. It is now not only acceptable, but in style to wear tattoos as accessories, like jewelry. I played with a few traditional black tattoos this weekend, as well as a gifted metallic (!) one from my sister-in-law.
I love them all and am really hoping this trend keeps up long enough for me to try each one out. What do you think? Are you already a fan of temporary tattoos? Would you try them? You can also order custom ones off Etsy and other sites for a bachelorette party or birthday which would be such a blast! Happy tatting friends.