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Topic: A small selection of my friends Sharpie tattoos  (Read 27265 times)
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« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2010 01:42:16 PM »

I love this idea and your friend is awesomely talented. How long do these usually last?
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« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2010 02:18:11 PM »

These are quite fantastic, and your friend has great talent. I was wondering if could be harmful to your health, and did some research. This is what I found:
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Is_drawing_on_your_skin_with_sharpies_dangerous
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« Reply #12 on: January 15, 2010 03:28:55 PM »

oh my gosh, they're fabulous, I looove the peacock one!!!!! she should look into getting into actual tattooing!
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« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2010 03:32:00 PM »

I'm with you on this one, craftewoman. The sharpie tattoos are really, truly gorgeous. But... all those chemicals leaching into your skin concerns me.
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« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2010 03:36:03 PM »

I think the chemicals would only be a prob if there was long term exposure. Say drawing on yourself with sharpies on a daily basis. Then the chemicals would accumulate in your body and that's when you may see a problem. But for the most part, just once and a while I can't see it being to much of an issue.

Those are so, so, so pretty. Totally love them. Especially the white accents. (Is it white or silver? I've never seen a white sharpie....)
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« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2010 04:14:18 PM »

I agree with you spicytaco, anything in moderation. I will die I'm sure of other bad habits but this would be a fun way to embellish my soul when I feel a need for change. Too bad I don't know anyone with those skills, OH WAIT, my nephew does and he will be here tomorrow, even though he is more of a 'street artist'. I just don't have the sharpies here.
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« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2010 04:39:36 PM »

What a cool way to try out a "tattoo". I'd do it once in a while. I'm also wondering how long they last. It's probably like spray tan, where it depends on how often you shower and how hard you scrub.

Oh yes, and the artwork is exemplary.
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« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2010 04:58:52 PM »

I agree with some of the others about having that on ones skin...but DoooooooD!  those rock!  Seriously, your friend should look into tattooing as a job...she has some serious art skills and color skill! Dang. The wings and peacock...holy smokes. Very cool.
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« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2010 05:26:55 PM »

those are very beautiful, I can't believe what shading she was able to do with Sharpie!
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« Reply #19 on: January 15, 2010 06:31:44 PM »

beautiful!!! I love both sets of wings!
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