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Aftercare

Do's:

 

  • Always wash your hands before touching your tattoo.

 

  • When you get home: Remove bandage within 2-3 hours after getting your tattoo. Do not re-bandage.

 

  • Wash your tattoo with an anti-bacterial liquid soap. Be gentle, do not use a washcloth or anything that will exfoliate your tattoo. Only use your hands.

 

  • Let your tattoo air dry or gently pat your tattoo dry with a clean cloth or paper towel. Do not rub, or use a fabric with a rough surface.

 

  • Wear clean, soft clothing over your tattoo for the first 2 weeks– nothing abrasive or irritating. 

 

  • On the 3rd or 4th day your tattoo will begin to peel. This is normal! Do not pick at the skin. Begin using a mild, white, unscented lotion, free of dyes or Perfumes.

 

  • Use lotion for minimum 2 weeks, 1-2 times daily.

 

 

Things to avoid:

 

  • Do not pick, scratch, peel, slap, rub or irritate your tattoo.

 

  • You can shower, but you may not soak your tattoo for 2 weeks. No swimming, soaking or hot tub.

 

  • You may not expose your tattoo to the sun for at least 3 weeks, after that you must use sun block.

 

  • Do not wear abrasive materials, jewelry, or shoes that rub against your tattoo.