Fun and Fierce Temporary Tattoos to Accessorize With in 2018

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Tattoos are hardly recognized as taboo these days, but rather a form of artistic expression. Still, the permanency of images and words across our bodies can be daunting. Enter the culture of temporary tattoos! From cartoon characters to inspirational quotes and images, these wash-off alternatives invite kids and adults alike to express themselves through body art, without the long-term commitment. Check out some of our favorites!

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Personalized Face Temporary Tattoo

$70 (for 10)

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Best for BFFs

Just be honest, you're obsessed with your bestie. Or maybe you're obsessed with your significant other. Or maybe you're just obsessed with yourself. We're not here to judge! Send in an image, and you can get personalized temporary tattoos of whomever you desire.

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SharonHArtDesigns Personalized Bachelorette Party Tattoos

$13

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Best for the Bride

Planning a wild night out for your BFF's bachelorette? These personalized tattoos are the perfect accessory to keep tabs on the bride-to-be and her squad. She'll love flaunting her status in gold ink, even more so if she gets a free drink in the process!

More: 11 Bachelorette Party Gifts to Treat the Bride-to-Be

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Flash Tattoos Beyonce X Flash Tattoos

$28

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Best for Beyhive Members

Beyonce's been spotted sporting Flash Tats multiple times, multiple ways, so it came as no surprise when the Queen B launched her own collection with the brand. Featuring an array of song lyrics, like "I woke up like this," "flawless," and "naughty girl," and intricate designs that range from honeycomb cuffs to flower motifs, you're getting five sheets worth of temporary ink inspired by all things Bey.

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Flash Tattoos Child of Wild

$30

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Best for the Wild Child

Celebrate the Earth and its tribal roots with Flash Tattoos' temporary set inspired by symbols and intricate Egyptian jewels. A metallic twist on statement jewelry that would normally weigh you down, each design represents a cultural artifact and will look both historical and sexy on your arms, hands, feet, and chest — whether you're on the beach or at your favorite music festival.

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SeventhSkin Dark Mark Death Eater Tattoo

$9

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Best for Harry Potter Enthusiasts (or Enemies)

The Dark Mark has become an agonizingly horrific, legendary symbol in wizarding culture, but we all know you kinda wanted one of these bad boys on your forearm after The Goblet of Fire. The temporary ink stretches 7 inches high and 2.5 inches wide with impeccable detail, from the snake's coiled body and fangs to the eerie cracking of the skull. Apply down the forearm and show off at your discretion.

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Jagua Temporary Tattoo Kit

$24

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Best for the Artist

Jagua's DIY kit gives you full reign over your ink. Featuring a set of blue-black dye and stencils, users can either follow the pattern or experiment with their own creative genius. These tats are super easy to apply and generally last up to 10 to 14 days without fade.

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Tattly Perennial Set (Scented)

$18

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Best for Scratch-and-Sniff Nostalgia

Wake up and smell the tattoos, because Tattly's innovative ink now comes scented! The Perennial set by Vincent Jeannerot introduces the brand's first-ever fragranced tattoos, featuring notes of dewy fuchsia, pink poppies, ylang-ylang, and poplar wood. Four gorgeous watercolor temps combined form a bouquet you can flaunt across your body. Bonus? No prickly thorns!

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Icing Skin Couture Blue 3D Butterfly Body Art

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Best for the Early 2000s Girl

Let's throw it back to that super romantic scene from A Walk to Remember when Shane West put a butterfly tattoo on Mandy Moore's bare shoulder and every girl was running to the dollar store, buying a sheet of temporary lookalikes only to reenact the scene with their BF or BFF. Now those cutesy tattoos come three dimensional, which may or may not trump West's romantic gesture. We'll let you decide that for yourselves.

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Tattly Uncharted Collection Set

$15

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Best for the Wanderer

Those who travel know no limitations, and this set of temporary tattoos created by Tattly and award-winning studio Naughty Dog LLC will inspire you to embrace the unknown. Each ink-drawn piece allows you to channel all the feels of wanderlust, with two Phurba daggers symbolizing strength, Drake's compass for direction, the El Dorado Statue, and Magna Sic Parvis ("Greatness from small beginnings") to guide your way.