Tinsley Transfers

Safety Info


All Tinsley Transfers products are made and packaged in the United States with FDA approved ingredients for medical use. FX Transfers are latex-free and safe to use on skin. Tattoo FX are hypoallergenic and non-toxic. Tinsley Transfers FX Blood is non-toxic and non-drying and is safe to use on skin. The company only uses colorants that are approved for use in the United States and abroad.

FX Transfers and Tattoo FX should not be applied on skin that is allergic to any kind of adhesive or on skin very close to eyes. A sensitivity test is recommended prior to use, by applying to the inside of your wrist and leaving it on for 30 minutes.

Recommended for ages 14 and above.

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3D FX Transfers

3D FX Transfers

Tinsley 3D FX Transfers are latex-free, easy to use prosthetics that give stunningly realistic results. They are easy to apply and blend well with the skin for natural look. For more effects, additional makeup or fake blood can be used. Check out our collection of FX transfers for exciting effects such as Vampire Bites, Cutter, Shanked, Scarred, Stitches, Cut Throat, Engraved, Point Blank etc to name a few.

Temporary Tattoos

Temporary Tattoos

Tinsley Transfers Temporary Tattoos are made using latest technology and enable artists to create professional grade special effects within minutes. Check out our collection of Gorywood, Gothic or Day of the Dead tattoos.

Temporary Tattoo Kits

Temporary Tattoo Kits

Tinsley Transfers Temporary Tattoos are made using latest technology and enable artists to create professional grade special effects within minutes. We carry tattoo kits for whole face such as Sugar skull, Cheetah or Tribal Zebra, perfect for creating stunning face effects for stage, theater or Halloween.

Blood FX

Blood FX

Tinsley Transfers Blood FX is made using special "hydrophobic" technology making it waterproof, yet it is easy to wash off with soap and water. Tinsley Transfers Blood FX has a special sugar free formulation that makes it non-sticky and mess free. A little of the product gives a lot of effect. Perfect for use with Tinsley FX transfers and Temporary Tattoos to create realistic gory effects.


Application and Removal Tips


3D FX Transfers

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Note: Please follow the instructions closely, as handling without proper care can damage the transfer, making it unfit for use.

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How Do I Apply
Step 1: Peel off the plastic with the Transfer from transfer paper.
Step 2: Turn over and press the FX side on the adhesive transfer paper.
Step 3: Cut out the FX pieces to be used.
Step 4: Clean the skin making sure that it is free of any makeup, oil, hair or dirt.
Step 5: Peel the plastic from back of FX and press the exposed side of FX on the skin firmly.
Step 6: Using a wet cloth or sponge, soak the transfer paper. Peel off after 30 seconds.

Step 7:  You can add blood or special FX makeup (sold separately) for additional effects.

How Do I Remove
Remove excess blood or makeup with warm water and a towel. Peel from an end and roll off the FX from skin. Remove any residue using an adhesive remover or baby oil. Cleanse skin with warm water and towel.

Temporary Tattoos

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How Do I Apply
Step 1: Clean the skin making sure that it is free of any makeup, oil, hair or dirt.
Step 2: Peel off the clear, protective sheet
Step 3: With the design facing down, press the tattoo firmly on the skin.
Step 4: Using a water-soaked towel, thoroughly wet the back of the tattoo for 30 seconds.
Step 5: Remove the paper backing.
Step 6: Slightly rinse the image with water.

How Do I Remove
Using rubbing alcohol or baby oil, thoroughly saturate the tattoo for about 10 seconds. Using a cotton ball, rub away from skin.

An alternative method is to use pieces of household tape to remove tattoo from dry skin.

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Blood FX

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How Do I Apply

Use a cotton swab, fingers or sponge for application.

How Do I Remove
Remove by washing off with soap and water.


Learn More About Tinsley Transfers


Tinsley Transfers was started by Christien Tinsley in 1999 to cater to demanding special effects requirements in Hollywood production houses with high quality, easy to use prosthetics. The company has created special effects makeup for a lot of movies and started making innovative 3D transfers that can be transferred to skin easily to create impressive realistic effects. Tinsely Transfers also has a variety of temporary tattoos in themes like Gorywood, Day of the Dead, Gothic and much more.