Colours & Inks
All temporary tattoos are printed using as many colours as you require. An optional white ink can be added for FREE with designs that require a light or white background.
All inks are FDA regulated and are different from inks used for printing on regular paper.
Acrylates Copolymer, Petrolatum, Petroleum Distillates, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Cobalt Tallate, Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090:2), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140:1), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850:1), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985:1), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).
Remove clear, protective top sheet. Place, image side toward skin, where you want the tattoo. Press a wet towel, paper towel, or sponge to the back side of the tattoo for 30 seconds. Slowly remove paper backing from skin. Allow tattoo to dry before touching or covering with clothing
Remove tattoo with rubbing alcohol, baby oil, or transparent household tape. The tattoos are resistant to water and most soaps.
Temp Tattoos will last 3‐5 days depending on where they are placed on the skin and following the application directions
We often have stock of South African flag tattoos, or other tattoos relevant to seasonal events or special days such as valentines day. Please call to check stock on these items
Lead Time for Temporary Tattoos
3 weeks from approval of artwork. Cut off time for artwork submission is 11am on Mondays – Tattoos are then shipped on Thursday the following week and usually arrive within 5 – 7 working days from shipping date.
We require artwork in one of the following vector formats: *.cdr, *.pdf, *.ai, *.fh10. If this is not possible, please supply a High Resolution jpeg (min 300dpi) or tiff file. We cannot work from low res jpegs.
Minimum order on the standard tattoos is 1000 units. For special tattoos such as glow-in-the-dark, minimum order is 5000 units. Minimum on stock items is 200 units.
Standard Tattoo Sizes
Trade Only Guarantee
Gecko Media is a Trade Only company. End-Users, if you are interested in any of our products, please contact your promotions company for more information
Tel: 011 – 234 4501
Fax: 086 610 9525
Unit 9, The Firs, 5 Humber St, Woodmead, South Africa