Tattoo Aftercare.
You've spent some time and money to get your tattoo, how well it heals has a lot to do with how YOU care for it. Below are some suggestions on proper care during the healing process.

 

What to Do.

  1. Leave bandage on for one hour, then remove. Do not re-bandage.
  2. Wash tattoo with cool water and liquid, antibacterial soap.
  3. Gently blot-dry with a soft towel or paper toweling.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 once daily until tattoo is fully healed.
  5. On the fourth day, apply a small amount of hand lotion to the tattoo, just enough to hydrate the skin (you're not lubing an engine!).
  6. Continue applying lotion for 1-2 weeks or until the tattoo is fully healed.
  7. Take a multivitamin, to speed the healing process (optional).

 

What Not to Do.

  1. Don't pick or scratch your tattoo.
  2. Don't soak your tattoo for 2-3 weeks (no baths, swimming, or soaking of any kind).
  3. When showering, don't allow the direct shower stream on your tattoo.
  4. Don't get your tattoo sun burnt.
  5. Don't put anything on your tattoo other than unscented, UN-dyed, regular formula, hand lotion (in case you didn't get the aftercare lotion we recommend and have available for purchase).
 

 

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