Aftercare

Healing a new tattoo/piercing correctly is extremely important. Follow these instructions unless otherwise specified by your artist. Absolutely NO swimming, tanning, gym, or any activity that will damage the healing process. Touch-ups are NOT free when the healing process is hindered by negligence.

Tattoos

Dry Healing:   Upon leaving the shop your tattoo will be bandaged. Leave the bandage on no longer than 1 hour.

  1. Slowly remove bandage. Using clean hands gently wash your tattoo with anti bacterial soap.
  2. Rinse and let air dry. (10-15 minutes).
  3. Wrap tattooed area with plastic.
  4. Repeat this process 3-5 times a day for only 3 days.
  5. After the 3 days switch to an unscented lotion. Lotion often, whenever your tattoo feels tight or dry.

Healing with Ointment:   Upon leaving the shop your tattoo will be bandaged. Leave the bandage on no longer than 1 hour.

  1. Slowly remove bandage. Using clean hands gently wash your tattoo with anti bacterial soap.
  2. Rinse and let air dry. (10-15 minutes).
  3. Using clean hands apply a thin protective coating of Aquaphor.
  4. Repeat this process 3-5 times a day for only 3 days.
  5. After the 3 days switch to an unscented lotion. Lotion often, whenever your tattoo feels tight or dry.