Temporary Tattoos, Beauty’s Baddest It-Accessory

Fake ink isn't destined for county fairs anymore. In 2010, forward-thinking designers like Rodarte, Chanel, and Jean Paul Gaultier elevated fashion's newest It-Accessory: The temporary tattoo. Now, the body art trend is still going strong with additions from Beyonce to Betsey Johnson, and splashed across the fashion blogs world-over. Who knew that the stuff of street bikers and gangs would cross over to couture?
Above, from left: Will Lemon's "skinprinting" from Pamela Love spring 2011 collection, photo by Ryan Koopmans; Art of Love Temporary Tattoos, $10.11, available at ASOS.
Above, from left: Topshop Temporary Tattoos, $10, available at Topshop; Temptu for Dereon Tattoos, $16, available at Dereon.com November 1.
Above, from left: Kat Von D Liquid Brush Body Liner, $18, available at Sephora; Betsey Johnson Iconic Tattoos, $25, available at Betsey Johnson; Chanel Temporary Tattoos, $75, available at Chanel.
Above, from left: Urban Decay Temporary Tattoos, $23.59, available at ASOS.

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