Tattoo After Care

     Tattoo aftercare

Your artist will have wrapped your new tattoo. Keep this wrap on until you get home.

 Tattoo aftercare

Your artist will have wrapped your new tattoo. Keep this wrap on until you get home.

Once you’re able to clean your new tattoo wash your hands with antibiotic soap. Then your tattoo using mild soap and water. Clean using your fingertips in a circular motion. Do not use a cloth because fibers may become trapped in your tattoo and cause an infection.

Moisturize your new tattoo with a fragrance free, dye free, alcohol free hand lotion. Use a light amount as if you were using it on your hands. You don’t want a shiny greasy layer.

Repeat the wash and moisturizing 2 to 3 times a day

If you have any questions or concerns Please contact your artist

DO NOT submerge your new tattoo in water. No hot tubs, swimming pools, hot springs etc.. You’re fine to shower just don’t let the water beat directly on your tattoo and make sure the water is much cooler if you take hot showers as hot water can be damaging to the healing process.

 

DO NOT use Neosporin or A&D on your new tattoo.

CHANGE YOUR BEDDING. Especially if you have pets that sleep in your room or on your bed. Pet dandruff can be very bad for an open wound trying to heal. Also for at least the first week do not let your pets sleep with you. you don’t want to risk infection.

 

 DO NOT USE- Neosporin or A&D these products can damage your tattoo not help it.

 

Tattoo Derma Aftercare

If this was used. Leave the tattoo derm on for about 4 days.

When it comes time to remove it use a warm soapy washcloth and start peeling it from a corner and using the cloth rub it between the derm and your skin to remove it as carefully as possible. This is best done in the shower.

 

After it’s removed make sure it’s dry and apply a fragrance free, dye free, alcohol free hand lotion to moisturize it. At this point it should be mostly healed.

Wash and moisturize every 2 ½ - 3 hours for the following week

Once you’re able to clean your new tattoo wash your hands with antibiotic soap. Then your tattoo using mild soap and water. Clean using your fingertips in a circular motion. Do not use a cloth because fibers may become trapped in your tattoo and cause an infection.

Moisturize your new tattoo with a fragrance free, dye free, alcohol free hand lotion. Use a light amount as if you were using it on your hands. You don’t want a shiny greasy layer.

Repeat the wash and moisturizing 2 to 3 times a day

 

  • If you have any questions or concerns Please contact your artist

or Doctor

 

 

DO NOT submerge your new tattoo in water. No hot tubs, swimming pools, hot springs etc.. You’re fine to shower just don’t let the water beat directly on your tattoo and make sure the water is much cooler if you take hot showers as hot water can be damaging to the healing process.

 

DO NOT use Neosporin or A&D on your new tattoo.

 

CHANGE YOUR BEDDING. Especially if you have pets that sleep in your room or on your bed. Pet dandruff can be very bad for an open wound trying to heal. Also for at least the first week do not let your pets sleep with you. you don’t want to risk infection.DDO NOT USE- Neosporin or A&D these products can damage your tattoo not help it.

Tattoo Derma Aftercare

If this was used. Leave the tattoo derm on for about 4 days.

When it comes time to remove it use a warm soapy washcloth and start peeling it from a corner and using the cloth rub it between the derm and your skin to remove it as carefully as possible. This is best done in the shower.

After it’s removed make sure it’s dry and apply a fragrance free, dye free, alcohol free hand lotion to moisturize it. At this point it should be mostly healed.

Wash and moisturize every 2 ½ - 3 hours for the following week