I love jewellery. Be it rings or chains or bracelets or earrings, I love them all. And then, I love tattoos. I have a Tattoo and desire to add one more to the list pretty soon. Now mix them up and you get Metallic Flash Tattoos! Imagine my admiration when I learned that such a thing was possible. Flash Tattoos are a form of body art where you mix jewellery and tattoos. They come in all forms and colors. Be it gold chain bracelets, blue festive ready feathers or silver laurel necklaces, there’s a flash tattoo in every form. The best thing is they’re temporary. So no long term commitment. You can get as many as you want and change them as often as you change your clothes.
How to apply Flash Tattoos?
Flash Tattoos are really easy to apply. You just need to wet a sponge and press it onto your tattoo. The tattoo takes around 10 minutes to set, and the end result is a beautiful piece of body art you can flaunt.
How to style Flash Tattoos?
If you’re planning to attempt this trend then pick a tattoo that resembles your personality. Or it really depends on your mood at that particular moment. Layer your tattoo with more tattoos or you can add real life jewellery pieces. For example, you can try a chain bracelet metallic tattoo next to your Guess watch or add multiple tattoos on one of your fingers and add a ring on it. It gives an illusion of real jewellery and makes people wonder if its a jewellery or a tattoo.
You can try these tattoos anywhere, on your fingers, your decolletage, on your back, it’s a body art you can try on any part of your body and it looks so exotic every time. Intricate gold swirls, geometric shapes, vintage floral embellishment, they come in many patterns and colors. You can wear them to the beach or under the stars at night. You can flaunt that boho chic look this summer with some metallic flash tattoos.
How long do they last?
Even the best Metallic Tattoos would last 4 to 6 days so you bear this in mind when aiming to rock this trend for a longer duration. After all they’re Flash Tattoos, they would as well disappear in a flash. But it just adds to their ephemeral appeal and they’re so much fun coz they never fail to turn heads.
Where to buy?
You can buy the tattoo strips on these websites
aliexpress.com (This Chinese website is really cheap and I’ve ordered so many products in India many times)
Check out the pictures I’ve compiled below to as well get some inspiration.