The listing, Homemade tattoo ink (Recipe and instructions)- Easy, cheap. has ended.This is a quick and easy way to make cheap tattoo ink. It Fades a little quicker than professional tattoo ink but is still long lasting. This is a trick a friend showed me. i have tattooed myself with this and will post a picture of my tattoo i have had for about 9 months now and what the ink looks like.