Leave the bandage on for 12-24 hours (preferably 24).
Wash your hands before caring for your tattoo.
After removing the bandage, wash your tattoo off in hot water (as hot as you can stand) for 15 minutes. Be sure to remove all particles of blood when washing.
Do not rebandage your tattoo.
24 hours after the initial wash, you can start using unscented, fragrance free lotion. Be sure to thoroughly rub in lotion or balm. Do not cake it on.
Use lotion sparingly, especially if the tattoo feels tight or itchy.
Do not use any products containing alcohol, lanolin or pertroleum.
NO swimming, bath tubs, hot tubs, saunas, hot springs or nylon tights for 14 days or until completely healed.
If your tattoo starts to itch; SLAP IT DON’T SCRATCH IT!!
We are happy to touch up tattoos within 90 days of getting it. Call the shop at 728-1191 to get scheduled!
If it is past 90 days, we charge our hourly rate to touch up tattoos.