A tattoo stencil is a process of sketching your tattoo on a surface like tracing or waxing paper before placing that on your client’s skin. This method is commonly used specially if you are having a miniature tattoo, using stencil will be safe I guess for the accurate placement on right part of your body.
Yes, you can use sharpie as a tattoo stencil. Let me introduce you with some of the sharpies available in market to use as tattoo stencil. Sharpie Fine Point, Sharpie King-Size, Sharpie Magnum- these are the name of some commonly used tattoo stencils. The ingredients that you will find in the ink of a sharpie are- dye, xylene, resin, alcohol etc.
Replace stencilling with a sharpie, Safest way to use a sharpie, Pros and cons of a sharpie- these are the topics that we will elaborate to support the use of sharpie as a tattoo stencil.
If you are thinking about replace stenciling with a sharpie, then there are certain facts that you need to give priority before you begin-
Few considerable points are there which you should not overlook to use a sharpie in the safest way-
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Can Sharpie Kill You?
No, Sharpie will not kill you. Cause it is examined by experts and it will cause no harm unless you try to inhale the smell or put that in your mouth.
Can Sharpie Cause Skin Cancer?
There is no chance that sharpie will cause skin cancer. Highest it can harm your skin which can be the cause of irritations or any kind of allergy to your other body parts like- eyes, ears or mouth (if you put that in mouth).
Is Sharpie ink toxic?
Sharpie markers are AP-certified non-toxic, but it might be get dreadful if it comes in touch with your mouth or other sensitive body parts.
How do you make a Sharpie tattoo?
The steps you follow are simply draw your design on your selected body part by a sharpie, then coat it with baby powder, let it dry, spray it with hairspray and wipe off all the excess.
As shown above, I think you already have acknowledged all the consequences of using a sharpie instead of stenciling. Expert or non-expert, using a sharpie only depends upon your hand expertise that how long you are doing that and how much confidence you are in doing that!
So, use the safe one each and every time, make the best out of it! and keep doing crafts on human!