What are temporary tattoos. Temporary tattoos are water based tattoos which can be directly applied to the body, by a very simple process of transferring an image printed on paper to the body by applying water on the back side of the printed backing paper. The paper is water based which when comes in contact with the water, releases tattoo print on the body. It is made by use of skin friendly ink which can be washed off as and when required directly or by use of soap and therefore it is termed as temporary tattoo. Temporary tattoos are the cheapest and the most popular promotional item for distribution among kids. It can be used on any surface like body, plastic, glass, tiles, wood and metal for promotions, advertisements and sales. It is multipurpose and can even be used as an sticker. It’s a preferred promotional item over all other promotional products and is used as the promotional product for promoting confectionery products such as biscuits, bubble gums, candies, peppermints,chocolates, as the boosters at events such as Indian premier league (IPL), as advertisements for cartoon channels such as cartoon network (CN), pogo. Temporary tattoos are long lasting and are printed on special paper with specially formulated ink. Temporary tattoos are available in small as well as large designs. They are popularly used on the face and arm as armband.