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Hey girls! @xoxrayhana here (: This tip is about ways to get NON-permanent body art and how to do it correctly. Non-permanent because Im pretty sure most of us are younger than 18. And its less painful. I will tell you how what materials to use and give you a couple of ideas to draw or write on your body (: Enjoy!
P.S- If youre not good at drawing or writing in a straight line, have a friend or someone else that is good at it do it (:
O1; Materials* (:
-Henna. Henna is most likely to last more than any other material. It comes in different colors; red, black, and green (I think you can get it in green). A henna tattoo will last anywhere between four days and for weeks, depending on the area you place it in. You can Google Henna for different ideas (:
-Markers. Fresh markers are great for drawing on your body and not necessarily toxic as our parents always tell us. Just get the ones that say non-toxic. Sharpie markers are permanent than regular markers.
-Pens are also good, just make sure theyre non toxic and write smooth. Sharpie pens also work great
-Stencils or templates to help you when drawing (:
O2; Drawings/ Symbols* (:
-When drawing body art, you most likely will want to draw something that symbolizes something important to you, or something you love, or just a really inspirational drawing.
Some ideass (:
(Peace, Love, Happiness). This will look nice drawn horizontally or vertically (:
-An animal or insect that symbolizes something special for you. For example, a butterfly might represent freedom or beauty (:
-A trail of stars. This will look great done with Henna, or with a Sharpie pen. Also, with the pens you can do multi-colored stars (:
-A rose, or any flower you might like. Can either be drawn with the stem or without (:
-I think a feather drawing would be really cool, in any color or multi-colored! (:
-A dream catcher (:
-An anchor would be cool..
-A starfish or just a regular star
-Bubble clouds with words in them (:
-An octopus or jellyfish (:
-The infinity sign, followed by a heart.
-Two cherries hanging from their vines (:
-A bow or Ribbon
-A bird or an owl (:
Aha, thats all the ones I can think of for symbols or drawings. Look up tattoos collections in the Polyvore search engine for more ideas (:
O3; Words/Quotes* (:
Something really inspirational and catchy, but not too long (: At the end of these quotes, itll be cute to add a little heart (: Ive added hearts to the ones I really love.
-Hakuna Matata (:
-What doesnt kill me only makes me stronger. You can substitute kill with either destroy or defeat.
-If you want to be a little humorous with that quote up there, put: What doesnt defeat me better start running! Taken from the one any only Jace from Mortal Instruments (:
-The best way out is always through
-Were all just young and insane
-Im on the right track, baby, I was born this way
-Let us die young, or let us live forever
-Love is louder than the pressure to be perfect
-Be the change you want to see in the world
-We all have been degraded; we all will be the greatest
-Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness
-Baby youre a Firework!
-Live by the sun, love by the moon
-Good things fall apart so better thing can fall together
-Any inspirational lyrics you might like (:
-Good things will come my way
-For all you Tumblr lovers : Stay on Tumblr; Ignore society.
-With great swagger comes great responsibility
-Beauty is not defined by the size of your jeans
-Im beautiful in my own way, because God makes no mistakes
-Sometimes we have thoughts that even we cant understand
-Be careful what you wish for; theres always a catch
-You have to know what you stand for, not just what you stand against
-Never trust a pretty girl with an ugly secret (:
-You are more important than you realize
-You are beautiful in your own way; no matter what they say
-Stand up for something, even if it means standing alone
-You just gotta ignite, the light, and let it shine!
-Dream as if youll live forever; live as if youll die today
-You are good enough (looks great written on your hand!)
-Never give up
-If people are trying to bring you down, it only means that you are above them
-Imperfections mean individuality
-You dont know what youre alive for until you know what you would die for.
I could sit here ALL day writing quotes and sayings since Im so obsessed with them, but sadly I cant do that. Search Quotes collections in the Polyvore search engine for more ideas (:
O4; Places to put your body art (:
-Your hands (both of them)
-The sides of your feet
-On top of your fingers
-Ive gotten a small heart henna tattoo on my cheek before (:
-On your legs
-At the small of your back. I got one last summer and called it my tramp stamp as a joke and to see what my mom would say xD. She didnt get it though :P
- In that space under your ear
-You could draw a really small heart or star in the inside of your ear (:
Hope you all enjoyed this tip (: If you do try body art, tell me how it goes!