Tattoo Aftercare:

 

- After 3-5 hours (preferably when you get home) WASH YOUR HANDS, then remove your bandage

- Get some soap on your fingers and wash your tattoo thoroughly to remove any blood, ink, plasma, etc. until the surface does not feel slippery

- Do not touch your tattoo except to clean it in the shower

- Wash your tattoo two to three times daily; once in the morning, once in the evening, and once mid-day if your tattoo needs it

- Dry your tattoo with a clean towel, pressing firmly to help remove excess moisture

- Leave your tattoo alone; Don't touch, pick, or re-bandage your tattoo at any time during healing

- Starting on the second day feel free to moisturize your tattoo with a small amount of unscented, unmedicated lotion once daily, or up to two times if it is very dry

- Wash your tattoo twice daily; once in the morning and once in the evening, and gently pat it dry with a clean towel

- Leave your tattoo alone as much as possible; don't pick, scratch, or re-bandage your tattoo at any time during the healing process

- On the second day after your appointment, moisturize your tattoo with A SMALL AMOUNT of unscented, unmedicated lotion up to three times daily

*Don't use any vaseline, polysporin, Bactine, rubbing alcohol, tea tree oil, or anything anti-bacterial on your healing tattoo.*

*Avoid taking baths (even at home), saunas, hot tubs, pools, lakes, rivers, oceans, etc. until your tattoo has completely finished flaking.*

If you've read this fully and don't know the answer, please remember, THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A STUPID QUESTION! If you're not sure, please call or email us. We would be happy to talk you through it.

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