AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS

 

  • TATTOO MUST REMAIN WRAPPED FOR 2 HOURS MINIMUM

  • Do not rewrap after washing unless instructed by your tattooer

 

  • WASH THE TATTOO AREA WITH SOAP AND WARM WATER 

  • Antibacterial soap is our preference, but any soap will do

 

  • WASH AREA WELL any traces of blood/ink remaining on the skin can cause excessive scabbing and prolong healing time 

 

  • PAT THE TATTOO AREA DRY WITH A CLEAN TOWEL, DO NOT RUB DRY

 

  • At this stage your tattoo will still feel sensitive and be inflamed, this is normal don’t panic 

 

  • ALLOW TATTOO TO AIR DRY BEFORE APPLYING AFTERCARE CREAM

 

  • WASH HANDS WELL BEFORE APPLYING AFTERCARE CREAM

 

  • We recommend Bepanthen cream (not Bepanthen ointment)

 

  • DO NOT USE BIO OIL/ALOE/PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

 

  • AFTERCARE MUST BE APPLIED FOR THE ENTIRE DURATION OF THE TATTOOS HEALING

 

  • Healing time varies dependent on location of tattoo, and your body but IF AT ANY STAGE YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT HOW YOUR NEW TATTOO IS HEALING PLEASE CALL OR DROP IN AND WE WILL ADVISE YOU

 

  • YOUR TATTOO WILL ITCH WHILE HEALING BUT PLEASE

  • NO SCRATCHING OR PICKING AT YOUR NEW TATTOO

   

       WHILE YOUR TATTOO IS HEALING WASH AFTER WORKING OUT, OR PERFORMING ANY TASKS THAT COULD MAKE THE AREA DIRTY. 

 

       NO SWIMMING/DIRECT SUNLIGHT/SPRAYTANS DURING HEALING

 

      UV RAYS WILL DAMAGE YOUR NEW TATTOO COVER YOUR HEALING TATTOO, AND ALWAYS USE SUNSCREEN ON ALL YOUR HEALED TATTOOS

 

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