Gray Tribal Armband Temporary Tattoo When it is a great time to show off a major growth period in your life a perfect way to do this is with a tribal temporary tattoo. Tribal tattoos are terrific emblems to highlight major accomplishments or hurdles that have been overcome. This is because they symbolize the rite of passage in becoming the real you. In ancient tribal customs a tribal tattoo was also used for protection and healing, not to mention one's status as a warrior. So what better way to celebrate the grandest times of life and your ability to stand tall and firm than with a tantalizing tribal tat.