The Metallic Tattoo - Into The Gloss

The Metallic Tattoo

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Once upon a time, Dior released some temporary tattoos more similar to gold foil than your standard kid-friendly appliqué. They were a cross between a semi-permanent stickers and really overt body glitter—just the right amount of fun to say, "I don't take myself too seriously" but also, "I don't always wear body makeup, but when I do, it's a Dior temporary tattoo."

Trends, you may know, are cyclical...or maybe it's the weather? Tank tops provide a greater canvas on which to slap something gold and shiny, yet the Dior tats were special edition and only available for a limited time. Enter Google, which turned up the very similar (and very affordable) Flash Tattoos. Shine on, dear readers.

Lydia Carron (Next Models) photographed by Tom Newton.

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  • Olga

    i think metallic tattoos could look awesome in the summer! I would not mind getting some!

  • Danielle S.

    http://shop.mrkate.com/products/beautymarks-001

    These bad boys are even more affordable!

  • http://behindthemirrorbeauty.com/ Behind the Mirror

    love and thank you for this... perfect summer accessory

  • Carly

    Mr. Kate's "Beauty Marks" are amazing! I highly recommend them. They come in silver, gold, or black. Really cool designs and very long lasting. I kept mine on for nearly a week and easily removed with baby oil.

  • http://www.atdorsia.com/ Eliza

    Love these, but I don't think they're affordable since they don't last long--for some reason I will spent a month's rent on moisturizer but am sooo cheap when it comes to little things (toothpaste is how much???). I think I pretend that I'm saving money that way or something?

  • http://thoughtsinstyle.wordpress.com/ Neeltje

    I love this! I would definitely wear this to a festival! x

  • Talktomyshoes

    LOVE it! Could you imagine a delicate bracelet tatt, or something as equally minimal and chic?

  • http://www.ellaetcetera.com/ Ella

    Just wore some of their rings today and got so many compliments! They're so fabulous…

  • http://Medium.com/@hager_emma Emma Hager

    So nice....and so light for summer on those days so hot you want nothing more than to be naked.

  • Michelle K. Lee

    cool

  • http://www.tiateilli.blog.com/ tiateilli

    Love it! It's perfect for summer!

  • GooseWellington

    Errrrrybody had these on at Lollapalooza this weekend.

  • http://www.abracadabragirl.com Abracadabra Girl

    wow they look fab !

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