Tattoo Aftercare Instructions

Tattoo Aftercare Instructions

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT TOUCH-UPS ARE TO BE DONE NO EARLIER THAN 30 DAYS AFTER APPLICATION AND NO LATER THAN 90 DAYS

PLEASE FOLLOW THESE AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS:
DO’S

Careful remove bandage after 1-2 hours and clean it immediately

Repeat these steps in order 4-5 times daily for 7-10 days.

1. Wash hands with soap and water
2. Gently wash tattooed area with soap and Luke warm water
3. Gently rinse all soap residue off with cool water
4. Gently pat dry with a clean towel
5. Sparingly apply a very thin layer of our Recovery© brand aftercare, or
Aquaphor©,

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.

DO NOT’S

 Don’t re-bandage or cover your tattoo (your skin needs to breathe to heal
properly)
 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
fine)
 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

EXTRA INFO
 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

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