Are you one of those people who uses a sharpie to make a fake tattoo? If so, then have you ever wondered if this is safe to use IT on your skin? Or are sharpies non-toxic? If you’re contemplating this now, then the answer is that it depends on the sharpie you’re using.
While there are ingredients in sharpies that are not necessarily harmful to the skin, most of them have other ingredients that can be dangerous when ingested or when absorbed in the skin, leading them to enter your bloodstream.
An example of a safe Sharpie that you can use is the Sharpie Fine Point Marker. However, others like Magnum Sharpie, King Size Sharpie, and Touch-Up Sharpie contains xylene, which isn’t recommended to be used on one’s skin.
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