How to apply 1. Make sure you wash and thoroughly dry the application area of skin before applying the tattoo. Any oils or creams on the skin will affect its adhesion. It is best to clean the application area with an alcohol wipe prior to application. 2. Transfer temporary tattoos are activated by water. 3. Remove any clear protective films that may be present protecting the tattoo. 4. Cut around the tattoo as close as possible to the design. 5. Place the tattoo face down on the area of skin where the tattoo is desired. Ensure it is the correct way up. 6. Apply even pressure to the tattoo paper backing using a wet cloth or sponge. Wait about a minimum of 60 seconds and then remove the cloth and gently slide off the paper. 7. Allow the tattoo to dry naturally. How to remove 1. The transfer tattoos will come off naturally over a few days just with normal washing. 2. Tattoos can be removed quickly and easily with either baby oil or an alcohol cleanser.