4 Temporary Tattoo Artist Success Stories [2022]

4 Temporary Tattoo Artist Success Stories [2022]
Become A Temporary Tattoo Artist

Starting a tattoo business is not as difficult as you might think. If you have the talent, ability, and guts, you already have the most important qualities for starting your own tattoo company.  Tattoo Artists in the US Market Size in 2022 is $1.4B.

The tattooing business is profitable and popular and it is one of the most rewarding careers that you can have. However, becoming a tattoo artist requires a huge amount of commitment and hard work.

Tattoo shops have strict standards for artists who work in shops, so to have an ideal career as an artist, you might have to go the freelance route. It can be a short-term or long-term career which means you must be prepared before you take on such a responsibility. It won't come with a million-dollar salary at first, but once you've developed a good reputation and have completed enough work, the money will start rolling in.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a temporary tattoo artist:

1. Forgotten Mermaids ($12K/year)

Anslea (from Atlanta, GA, USA) started Forgotten Mermaids over 4 years ago.

$1K / month
1 founders / 0 employees
Atlanta, GA, USA

Case Study

Over the last 12 months, we’ve expanded our products to include two tattoo designs in six colors, swimsuits, and clothing, all with the unifying “mermaid scale” theme. These last six months we’ve averaged about $1,000/month in mostly passive income.


2. Sinisters Ink

Are you searching for a tattoo shop in Indianapolis? Welcome to Sinisters Ink: custom tattoos. High-quality standards. Make an appointment!

  • Business rank: #36.3K

Check out their full website ➜

3. Tattoodo

Tattoodo is the world’s #1 tattoo community with the greatest collection of tattoos designs, shops and artists.

  • Website traffic: 650K/month
  • Business rank: #76K

Check out their full website ➜

4. Temporary Tattoos

TemporaryTattoos.com is the world's largest manufacturer of temporary tattoos! We have a wide variety of types and styles, from our metallic tattoos to glitter tattoos to glow-in-the-dark tattoos.

  • Business rank: #422K

Check out their full website ➜

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