Tattoo After Care

*Healing time of 2 weeks *Remove bandage in 2 hours, wash well with hand, soap & warm water.
*Pat gently dry, air out and rewrap DRY with plastic wrap.
*Repeat before bed time. *Wash tattoo twice a day gently with warm water and Anti-bactrial liquid soap such as Dial Gold
*Wrap 3 nights and 1st day only DRY w/ Plastic wrap
FIRST DAY ONLY:
*Remove Plastic wrap, it may seem very saturated. this is normal.
*Wash very well with warm water and soap in the a.m. lather and rinse a few times to remove all bodily liquid.
*Pat gently dry/ air out 15 minutes, rewarp dry.
*Change plastic every 4-5 hours: rinse with warm water, air out/rewrap DRY
*Before bed wash well with warm water and soap before 2nd night time wrap. Air out and rewrap dry for bed.
SECOND DAY:
*Remove plastic wrap and wash well with soap and warm water. Air out 15 minutes then apply a THIN layer of Ointment/balm throughout the day.
Ointments: After Inked, Aquafer, Bacitracin or Polysporin,
NO Neosporin NO triple anti-biotic ointment
*Continue washing in AM & PM and applying ointment throughout the day until tattoo has fully peeled. This can take 5-10 days
*After peeling process is complete switch to fragrance free lotion/oil
*After Inked, organic Shea Butter,  Aveeno, or Eucerin, also can be used: Coconut oil, Jojoba oil, almond or grapeseed oil after the peeling process is complete.  Apply throughout the day and before bed.
DO NOT: leave plastic on longer then recommended, do not apply ointment thick, tattoo needs to breath to heal. So the thinner the better!
NO: working out for 3 days. NO: Picking scratching, soaking,, swimming or sunning for 2 weeks. ALWAYS, contact artist or medical dr if you have any questions or concerns.
ALWAYS use sunblock 60 + forever.