Tattoo Aftercare Instructions

Tattoo Aftercare Instructions

  • For at least two weeks, minimize exposure to the sun, discourage swimming or submerging in standing water;

  • First wash your hands

  • Properly cleanse the tattooed area;

  • Apply A&D ointment or Tat Wax;

  • Use sterile bandage(s) or other sterile dressing(s) only if necessary;

  • Use proper sunscreen while exposing your skin to the sun.

  • The client shall consult a health care practitioner at the first sign of infection or an allergic reaction, and report any diagnosed infection, allergic reaction, or adverse reaction resulting from the tattoo to the artist and to the Texas Department of State Health Services, Drugs and Medical Devices Group, at 1-888-839-6676.

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