Keep the tattooed covered with plastic bandage for no longer than (2) hours. Remove bandage and wash with soap and water. Be sure all surface blood is removed.
DO NOT REBANDAGE TATTOO unless working under dirty conditions. Lightly pat dry. Apply a very thin layer of ointment (Bag Balm, A&D ointment, Bacitracin, or H2O Creme) for 4 days only. DO NOT USE BACITRACIN IF YOU ARE ALERGIC TO ANTIBIOTICS. DO NOT SHARE AFTERCARE PRODUCTS!!!!
Keeping the tattoo clean during the first 2 weeks of healing is extremely important. Rub ointment into tattoo (3-4) times a day only starting on the day you received the tattoo. On day 5, switch to "AVEENO MOISTURIZING LOTION” (1-4) times a day for one week.
If tattoo starts to get pimples around it, stop using everything
and just keep clean with soap and water.
As the tattoo heals, it will peel, flake and possibly scab. At which time it is extremely important to NOT PICK, SCRATCH, OR SCRUB the tattoo. Avoid prolonged shower spray (more than 2 minutes) for (2) weeks. DO NOT SWIM, SAUNA, TUB SOAK, EXPOSE TO PROLONGED SUN, TANNING BOOTHS, USE SUNBLOCK LOTIONS FOR (2) WEEKS. DO NOT APPLY HYDROGEN PEROXIDE,
ALCOHOL, OR VASELINE.
If tattoo becomes inflamed (extremely red and irritated),
consult a physician immediately.
After tattoo has healed, use a (30-50) spf sunblock when exposed to prolonged sun (more than 15 minutes) to keep tattoo from fading.
Use a cloth to cover tattoo while using a tanning booth.
Failure to follow these instructions will result in touch ups
that will be charged for.
Please call us if you have any questions.