After the initial 7-10 day period stop using the Recovery or Aquaphor, and
switch to a plain unscented hand lotion until tattoo is fully healed.
Don’t re-bandage or cover your tattoo (your skin needs to breathe to heal
Don’t pick or scratch scabs (they will fall off naturally)
Don’t submerge your tattoo in water (brief exposure to water in the shower is
Don’t use Vaseline, or Neosporin on your tattoo
Don’t expose tattooed area to sunlight for 2 weeks
Don’t tan tattooed area for 8 weeks
Don’t share ointments with anyone
The client shall consult a health care practitioner at the first sign of infection or
allergic reaction, and report any diagnosed infection, allergic reaction resulting
from the application of the tattoo to the artist and to the Texas department of
health, drugs and medical devices division at 1-888-839-6676.
We advise you to come in for a checkup 2-4 weeks after your procedure