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How can a temporary tattoo be removed?

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The easiest method of removing a temporary tattoo is with baby oil. A dab of baby oil on a cotton ball is typically sufficient to start breaking up the glue and ink in the tattoo so it can be rubbed away easily. Most temporary tattoos are made with a combination of ink and glue, and removing them usually requires common household products that are in most people's medicine cabinets.

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How can a temporary tattoo be removed?
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For tougher tattoos, allowing the oil to remain on the tattoo for a few minutes may be necessary. If that doesn't work, soap and water applied with a vigorous scrubbing motion using a washcloth may be required. Temporary tattoos may be a bit difficult to remove, but with a little work, they will come right off.

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