After Care

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After Care Instructions

  1. Keep bandage on tattoo for 45 min - 2 hours
  2. Remove the bandage and wash with antibacterial soap
  3. Pat dry and apply a thin layer of Aquaphor to the tattoo
  4. Repeat steps (2-3) 3x a day for 5 days
  5. After the 5th day discontinue Aquaphor and switch to using plan unscented lotion 3x a day for 9 days (Always wash the tattoo first)
  6. Light scabbing will occur and you must not pick or scratch at the tattoo.  This can damage the tattoo and risk infection
  7. Do not soak tattoo in water and avoid swimming pools for 2 weeks
  8. showering is acceptable and incouraged
  9. Keep tattooed area out of direct sunlight for 2 weeks
  10. If redness, excessive swelling, increased pain, colored discharge, or red bumps occur at the tattoo site contact your artist at 408-228-4461 and seek a physician
  11. DO NOT WRAP TATTOO AGAIN AFTER INITIAL BANDAGE IS REMOVED!