7 Steps On How To Use Tattoo Transfer Paper

Are you afraid that your tattoo will not be the same as you want? Use a tattoo transfer paper. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use it.

There are a lot of people who prefer to have a tattoo but they are not ready to make it. Some of them can be afraid of the fact that once you make a tattoo it will be with you for the rest of your life. But the basis of this fear is that the artist will not make exactly the same tattoo as we want.

In this case, a tattoo transfer paper is our savior. Using it, you can correct the sketch before applying it to your skin or even draw your sketch that the master will transfer to the skin. Here we will consider how it works.

Step-By-Step Guide on How To Use a Tattoo Transfer Paper

1️⃣ Draw the desirable design in pencil on a regular piece of paper. It should be exactly what you want because later you will not be able to change it.

2️⃣ Put the paper with a design under the carbon paper. The tattoo transfer paper has three layers. The lowest layer just holds all sheets in place. The second layer is a black sheet of carbon paper, and the top layer is a sheet where the transferred design will appear. You need to put the design under the second layer but above the lowest one.

3️⃣ Use a thermographic transfer maker. You need to put all papers through it to transfer the design to the top layer. You can buy this machine in tattoo shops but note that some local shops may have a machine that you can use without buying it.

4️⃣ Remove the resulting copy from the whole set of papers.

5️⃣ Wash the skin area where you want to place a tattoo. The water should be so soapy that it has bubbles.


6️⃣ Place the paper with a design on the skin and press it down. Smooth it out before removing it so that the design will be fully transferred to the skin. Remove the tissuing.

7️⃣ Repeat these steps if the result is not satisfactory. You can wash away the unsuccessful takes with the thick substance of 100g of salt with lemon juice.


Tattoo transfer paper helps to transfer the desired design exactly as you want. You can draw the design you want and correct it before making the tattoo. Then you need just 6 steps to transfer the design from the paper to your skin. Thermographic tattoo transfer paper needs the use of a thermographic transfer maker to transfer the design to the top layer of the whole set of paper. The final step is to wash the skin with soap water, place the paper on the skin, and press it.


? How To Use Tattoo Transfer Paper?

First of all, you need to draw the sketch. Then you can transfer it with a thermographic transfer maker. The final step is to wash the skin with soap water, place the paper on the skin, and press it. You can read the full guide on how to use tattoo transfer paper in our article.

?️ Can I Put Tattoo Transfer Paper in a Regular Printer?

No, it is better to use a thermographic transfer maker.

?️ What Pen Do You Use on Tattoo Transfer Paper?

You can use a regular ballpoint pen or hard graphite pencil.

? Can I Use Tattoo Transfer Paper on Wood?

Yes, you can use tattoo transfer paper on any clean surface.


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