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FAQ2020-08-19T13:13:49+02:00

Frequently Asked Questions

Anything on your individual tattoo product is unclear? Here you will find the answers to your questions. If any points still remain unclear, please contact us personally anytime! Contact details can be found here.

Certification

Are the Tattoos Certified or Tested2018-11-29T13:11:06+01:00

The products of Print Tattoo by Stainer meet the highest quality requirements and are tested according to Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council of 30 November 2009 on cosmetic products.

Our print tattoos are proven to be skin-friendly and harmless to health.

Are the Materials, Colours and Adhesives Used Skin-Compatible?2018-11-29T13:46:58+01:00

At Print Tattoo, yes! Our products are certified according to strict European Union directives and tested by TÜV.

Warnings2018-11-29T14:36:20+01:00

Do not apply adhesive tattoos on open skin, mucous membranes, or near the eyes and mouth, as well as on sensitive or irritated skin. Wet adhesive tattoos are NOT suitable for children under three years of age. They pose a swallowing hazard!

Optic

Where can I find a layout template?2018-11-29T15:02:14+01:00

To make work easier, we provide layout templates as ZIP downloads. The included PDF files can be opened and modified in a graphics program (for example: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator).

Layout Templates
How High Must the Resolution (dpi) Be?2018-11-29T13:47:55+01:00

We need images and graphics in original size and a resolution of at least 150 dpi (dots per inch).

Where Can I Find Motifs, Images, and Tattoo Templates?2018-11-30T06:53:07+01:00

Images, graphics, and motifs that can be used as tattoo templates are subject to certain rights. Therefore, check before each download if and how the file may be used.

Free Tattoo Templates

At Freepik, some graphics can be downloaded for free. Then, however, the name of the author must be cited.

Tattoo Templates for Professionals

With the acquisition of an extended licence on an image platform such as Adobe Stock (Fotolia), matching motifs can be found that you can use with a clear conscience.

The print tattoos are covered with protective foil and cut. Then they are bundled and handily packed.

Optionally, tattoo sheets can also be packed individually in polybags or cardboard boxes.

Which file formats are accepted?2018-11-29T14:44:40+01:00

All common file formats are possible – no matter whether you prefer vector graphics or pixel graphics.

  • eps
  • ai
  • pdf
  • jpeg, jpg
  • gif
  • png
  • tiff, tif
  • bmp
  • doc
  • xls

In the case of pixel graphics, watch for a pixel density of at least 150 dpi.

What is a White Print?2022-06-08T15:08:11+02:00

What is white printing and how do I build print data with white printing?

You want print tattoos including white print? Please follow these steps:

  1. Download template: www.print-tattoo.com/en/print-data-with-layout-templates/
  2. Open the template in your desired graphics program (we recommend Adobe Illustrator)
  3. In the „Layers“ window you will find a layer named „White Print“, make this layer visible and put the areas you want to have white background on this layer. Color all elements on this layer with the color field „white“ (this is a solid color with 100% magenta, which will be printed white later in the printing process).

Alternative for all non-graphic designers:

Upload your desired graphic in our online-shop as JPEG or PNG in high resolution –> we will then place the file in the selected format and if you have selected „with whiteprint, we will add a white background to the entire motif.

What Edge Distance Must Be Observed?2018-11-29T14:57:44+01:00

The motif requires at least 3 mm of edge distance to the paper edge.

Why is the Print File Mirrored?2018-11-29T14:59:05+01:00

The file for print approval appears mirrored because the motif is printed inversely on the tattoo paper.

Once the tattoo is applied to a specific area of ​​the skin or to an object, it will reappear in the correct view.

What Sizes and Formats are there?2018-11-29T15:11:42+01:00

The size of the tattoos is freely selectable from 4 x 4 cm to 45 x 30 cm.

Common tattoo sizes:

  • 5 x 5 cm
  • 7 x 7 cm
  • 10 x 10 cm
  • DIN A6
  • DIN A5
  • A4
Are there any other uses of tattoo stickers?2018-11-29T15:59:14+01:00

These removable tattoos can also be applied to glass, wood, metal, plastic, carpet and many other materials.

It should be noted that the surface is smooth and has been thoroughly cleaned beforehand.

A popular application is a blackboard-tattoo which are often used in the catering industry.

How do I create print data for my individual temporary tattoos?2022-06-08T14:37:28+02:00

General

  1. Creating print data for your print tattoos is very easy, just follow the steps below:
  2. Download templates www.print-tattoo.com/en/print-data-with-layout-templates/
  3. Open the template in your desired graphics program (we recommend Adobe Illustrator)
  4. Edit the template and then save it from the graphics program as „Illustrator PDF“ (for motifs with a fall off the edge incl. 3 mm bleed)
  5. Upload data depending on the order process in the online store or send it by mail.

Important!

  • There must be 5mm space between the motifs and the edge of the final format.
  • Several objects on one sheet:
    If you place several objects on one print sheet, make sure that there is 5mm space between the motifs all around.
  • Maximum upload or sending size = 10 MB
  • All graphics and fonts must be embedded or converted to paths for optimal display.

Alternative for all non-graphic designers:

Upload your desired graphic in our online-shop as JPEG or PNG in high resolution –> we will then place the file in the selected format and if you have selected „with whiteprint”, we will add a white background to the entire motif.

Download instructions
How do I create print data in metallic colors?2022-06-14T13:58:27+02:00

You can choose between 4 metallic colors: gold, silver, anthracite and copper/bronze. The line width of the motifs must be at least 1 pt. or approx. 0.5 mm.

You want print tattoos with metallic colors? Please follow these steps

  1. Download template for your desired tattoo type: www.print-tattoo.com/en/print-data-with-layout-templates/
  2. Open the template in your graphics program (we recommend Adobe Illustrator)
  3. Create the areas you want to have in a metallic color on the layer „your design“ and color all elements on this layer with the color field „Metallic Color1“ (this is a color field with 100% black, which will be printed later in the printing process in the respective metallic color from the order, if you want to create a second metallic color on the same sheet, please create a color field with 100% cyan and the name „Metallic Color2“).

The line width of the motifs must be at least 0.5 mm.

Alternative for non-graphic artists: Provide us with a file (whether JPEG, PNG or any other file format) in which the motif, which will later shine in metallic tones, is represented in a uniform color.

Before we produce your adhesive tattoos, we will send you a print release, where you can check the graphic again.

Technology

Warnings2018-11-29T14:36:20+01:00

Do not apply adhesive tattoos on open skin, mucous membranes, or near the eyes and mouth, as well as on sensitive or irritated skin. Wet adhesive tattoos are NOT suitable for children under three years of age. They pose a swallowing hazard!

Which colors can be printed?2018-11-30T06:55:51+01:00

Basically, all colours on your motif can be printed.

In addition to plain black and colours, glittering and metallic colours, such as gold, silver, bronze, copper, red metallic and blue metallic, can be printed as well.

We can also print white areas, which are otherwise presented in a transparent manner. Please point out this request.

All common file formats are possible – no matter whether you prefer vector graphics or pixel graphics.

What is white printing?
Metallic Tattoos

How is the File Provided or Sent?2018-11-29T14:48:58+01:00

We accept common transfer methods that also allow large amounts of data with several gigabytes to be transferred.

Small files of up to a maximum of 20 MB can also be transmitted via e-mail.

Transfer Data
What is a Back Print?2018-11-29T14:52:58+01:00

The reverse side of the backing paper of an adhesive tattoo is used as a print area for additional information.

There you will usually find the instructions for applying and removing tattoos, storage instructions, hazard warnings, and the manufacturer, seller, and ingredients.

Tip: you can also use the back print as advertising space and have a logo, contact information, or information on competitions etc. printed in 1C or 4C. Another variant of the back print is the single-colour preview of the tattoo.

What is the Minimum Resolution for Print Data?2018-11-29T14:54:35+01:00

For pixel graphics, the minimum resolution is 150 dpi (dots per inch).

What Edge Distance Must Be Observed?2018-11-29T14:57:44+01:00

The motif requires at least 3 mm of edge distance to the paper edge.

Are there any other uses of tattoo stickers?2018-11-29T15:59:14+01:00

These removable tattoos can also be applied to glass, wood, metal, plastic, carpet and many other materials.

It should be noted that the surface is smooth and has been thoroughly cleaned beforehand.

A popular application is a blackboard-tattoo which are often used in the catering industry.

Before ordering

What Tattoos are Not Offered?2018-11-29T13:45:53+01:00

Print Tattoo exclusively produces dermatologically tested and EC-approved products. The following tattoos are currently not offered. Unfortunately, there is currently no certified colour for these products.

  • Glow-in-the-dark tattoos and neon tattoos with afterglow ink
  • Egg tattoos
  • Fingernail tattoos
  • Chrome tattoos
  • Scented tattoos
What is the minimum order quantity (MOQ)?2018-11-29T15:05:19+01:00

The minimum order quantity is 100 pieces per motif and size.

What Sizes and Formats are there?2018-11-29T15:11:42+01:00

The size of the tattoos is freely selectable from 4 x 4 cm to 45 x 30 cm.

Common tattoo sizes:

  • 5 x 5 cm
  • 7 x 7 cm
  • 10 x 10 cm
  • DIN A6
  • DIN A5
  • A4
When and how is Print Tattoo achievable?2018-11-29T15:23:47+01:00

If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to business@print-tattoo.com or call us on +43 6588 84 40-52.

If you have already sent us an e-mail, do not call. Your request is probably already in progress.

Opening hours

Monday 07:30–12:00, 12:30–16:30
Tuesday 07:30–12:00, 12:30–16:30
Wednesday 07:30–12:00, 12:30–16:30
Thursday 07:30–12:00, 12:30–16:30
Friday 07:30–12:00
Saturday closed
Sunday closed
How are the printed tattoos packaged?2018-11-29T16:02:40+01:00

The printed tattoos are covered with protective film and cut. Then they get bundled and packaged.

Optionally, tattoo sheets can also be individually packed in polybags or cardboard boxes.

More Information
What is the difference between Print Tattoo Organics and a tattoo with polyester cover?2022-06-08T14:44:59+02:00

The paper cover (Print Tattoo Organics).

The paper cover allows the tattoo motifs to show through, but has a matte surface that is somewhat reminiscent of frosted glass. Especially in combination with cardboard packaging, this creates a particularly noble tattoo product.

+ Our paper cover is 100% biodegradable, so no plastic waste is created by using Print Tattoo Organics.

The Polyester Cover

The polyester cover allows customers to present tattoo designs to their customers unaltered. The thin polyester layer is crystal clear and has a glossy surface. In addition, the tattoo is ideally protected from moisture with this cover

After the order

How do you Stick On Large Tattoos?2018-11-29T15:10:35+01:00

Tip: ask a second person for help. When sticking large adhesive tattoos on, it is important to moisten the paper evenly and to avoid air bubbles.

How Long Does the Delivery Take?2018-11-29T15:13:11+01:00

You will typically receive Print tattoos within approx. 12-15 working days from receipt of print approval via standard shipping within Europe.

How are Temporary Tattoos Removed?2018-11-29T15:15:47+01:00

The easiest way to remove the tattoos is with the plaster remover offered by us as well, which is available as a cloth or spray. However, by rubbing the tattoo with soap, cream, or baby oil, it can easily be removed anytime as well.

How Long Can the Tattoos be Stored?2018-11-29T15:17:00+01:00

The adhesive tattoos can be stored for approx. two years. Extreme heat and moisture should be avoided.

How are the Tattoos Delivered?2018-11-29T15:19:20+01:00

The delivery is made by Austrian post or various delivery services and forwarders like DPD and GO!.

Instructions for use – How to apply Temporary Tattoos?2018-11-29T15:41:01+01:00
  1. Clean and dry the affected area of skin
  2. Remove surface protection from the front
  3. Press the adhesive side on clean and dry skin surface
  4. Scrub the tattoo and dampen well with a sponge or cloth and press – about 20 to 30 seconds.
  5. Carefully lift the back of the tattoo on one corner to see if the image will adhere to the skin. If the tattoo paper does not detach easily from the motif, moisten it again with a sponge.
  6. Dry wet skin area and do not pat dry
How long do the tattoos last on the skin?2018-11-29T15:39:11+01:00

The tattoos remain nicely visible after applying to the skin for about two to six (2 – 6) days. During this time the Tattoosticker are water and sweat resistant.

Depending on the body location, resilience, fat content of the skin and hair, the shelf life varies within two to six days.

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