What is the recommended aftercare
If plastic wrap is utilized, please keep it on for 2 hours, but we usually use 'Saniderm' bandages for our client. Keep the Saniderm bandage up on for 3 days. Since it is breathable and waterproof you can shower. You can resume everyday activities with minimal discomfort. Saniderm bandages protect your new tattoo from scabbing, infection and other irritants.
Before taking the bandages off, wash your hands with antibacterial soap. We recommend using Dial liquid gold (Plain) soap .
When removing your bandage, rinse the tattoo with warm water (not hot) and antibacterial soap then pat down with a clean paper towel until dry.
After removing your bandage wash twice a day with warm water and antibacterial soap then apply a thin layer of “Hustle Butter” or “Aquaphor” ointment 3-4 times a day.
It is essential to keep your tattoo clean and moisturized. Please seek medical attention if warranted.
What not to do
Avoid soaps with any fragrances or harsh chemicals
Avoid antibiotic and petroleum based ointments, such as Vaseline, and Polysporin.
Do not scratch or pick even if it becomes itchy.
Avoid direct sunlight.
Avoid tanning beds.
Avoid soaking tattoo in water.
Avoid the gym, no workout.
Before deciding if your tattoo needs retouching, please allow a month minimum for it to heal completely. Once that time has passed, email us directly with a picture of your tattoo and the concerns you have. Your artist will respond and offer a time to perform the touch-up if deemed necessary.
The first scheduled touch-up is free of charge, with the exception of finger, hand, foot and inner lip tattoos. Further touch-ups or alterations will require additional fees.