By: Riana King | October 05, 2018
Tags: Causes
Raising Awareness One Ribbon at a Time

Here at Temporary Tattoos, we want people to enjoy the little things, and bring joy to others with our temporary tattoos. With each individual tattoo we create, we add a hint of love and laughter. It is important for us to remember to be supportive of one another. With this support comes the realization that we cannot be oblivious to the hardships people go through, and this includes becoming aware of diseases and causes effecting people every day. We believe it is important to spread this awareness, and we do so with our awareness ribbon collection of temporary tattoos. Show your friends and family members that you stand with them in their cause.

Help raise awareness for diseases and causes with our ribbon temporary tattoos

Help raise awareness for diseases and causes with our ribbon temporary tattoos!


Ribbon Colors & Meanings

For a complete list of ribbon colors and their corresponding awareness please visit Disabled-World.


Black Ribbon

Asign of mourning or remembrance. This could be for those lost in the 9/11 attack, POW/MIA remembrance, mourning tragedies, Melanoma Cancer, or as a political statement. The black ribbon was recently used at the 75th Golden Globe Awards as a protest for the sexual misconduct in Hollywood.


Blue Ribbon

Prostate Cancer, child abuse awareness


Green Ribbon

Organ transplantation, Liver Cancer


Jade Ribbon

Hepatitis B


Orange Ribbon

Kidney Cancer awareness, Leukemia, ADHD, self-injury awareness


Peach Ribbon

Endometrial Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer


Red Ribbon

AIDS awareness, heart disease


Pink Ribbon 

Breast Cancer awareness


Purple Ribbon

Pancreatic Cancer, domestic violence, Lymphoma, Cystic Fibrosis, Lupus, and Alzheimer’s disease


Puzzle Ribbon



Silver Ribbon

Ovarian Cancer (mainly in Australia)


Pearl Ribbon

Lung Cancer awareness


Teal Ribbon

Agoraphobia, anxiety disorders, Ovarian Cancer


Lavender Ribbon

Stomach Cancer awareness, eating disorders


White Ribbon

Multiple hereditary exostoses (a rare condition when exostoses develop on bones), Bone Cancer


Yellow Ribbon

Suicide awareness, Endometriosis awareness, military, Bladder Cancer


Gold Ribbon

Childhood cancer awareness 


Breast Cancer

 pink ribbon

Our metallic pink ribbon temporary tattoo is perfect for showing your support!

One of the most well-known awareness ribbons, the pink ribbon stands for breast cancer awareness. Many different groups and organizations are dedicated to supporting members that have either fought breast cancer or know others who have been victims. The Susan G. Komen organization is widely known for raising money to ensure that all people who have been affected by breast cancer receive the help they need, and seek to find ways to prevent and cure breast cancer. is proud to be partnering with this organization in raising awareness at the Dallas Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer walk on October 26th. We are honored to be donating custom temporary tattoos for the participants and an assortment of Halloween temporary tattoos for the children. Find a local race/walk to help raise awareness for breast cancer at the Susan G. Komen site. Through the entire month of October, we will be offering our breast cancer awareness collection of tattoos at 50% off in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

White Ribbon

Help raise awareness for Mesothelioma with our pearl/white ribbon


Raising Awareness

Every ribbon’s cause is important. Many causes are specific and not as well known. We would like to raise awareness and highlight Mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a tumor of the tissue that lines the lungs, heart, stomach and other organs. Symptoms of Mesothelioma include chest pains, shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, and pleural effusion. It sometimes may be difficult to diagnose this serious disease as it may seem like these symptoms are not that serious, especially in the early stages.

Support awareness for this cancer by wearing our pearl/white ribbon temporary tattoo! Our friends at have made a donation to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation on behalf of for helping to raise awareness for this cause. For more information on Mesothelioma, please visit their website:  

Temporary tattoos are one effective way to spread the word about causes close to you. Use our temporary tattoos as fundraiser opportunities at events, or for exposure of your cause on social media as people share photos of their temporary tattoos. Check out our ribbon collection today!

Continue to stand with those you love and raise awareness for diseases and causes close to you. Don’t forget to tag us on social media @temporary.tattoos we love to see how raising awareness can make a difference. For more information on how you can help make a difference please visit the American Cancer Society.

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