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Tattoo After Care Instructions

General care for all tattooing applications

1.Do not touch the healing pigmented area with your fingers, they may have bacteria on them and create a infection.

2.Wash several times the first 48 hours with an antimicrobial soap, this should be done gently with washed hands, thin apply thin coat of ointment.

3.Apply a thin coat of Vaseline/AD 3 to 5 times a day, always use a clean cotton swab and discard after each application, never double dip contaminated swab back into container or packet, always apply with washed hands or gloves. Never touch tattoo directly with unwashed hands. Wear clean clothes and have clean bed linens, this would also include direct contact with animals as this should be avoided to minimize exposure to possible infections or cross contamination.

4.No makeup in the application area, tinting, extensions, gardening, contact with animals, exercise, swimming, Jacuzzi, steam, chlorine, ocean for at least 7 to 10 days, this would also include exercise. This applies to all post procedures.

5.Before bathing apply a thin layer of Vaseline to protect avoid direct water contact beating the area..

6.Do not rub, pick or traumatize area, as pigment will heal spotty and be removed in the crusting.

7.Use sun block when healed to prevent fading.

8.You may not give blood after a tattoo application for one year.

9.Touch ups if needed, are scheduled 30 to 45 days after a application process with your artist.

10.If you have questions, please contact artist ASAP.

11.If you experience any swelling, redness, blistering after service, please discontinue use of ointment. You might have a issue with the product you are using, or a possible infection. Please seek medical advice by a professional, If you experience anything out of the ordinary, please call your physician.

12.Clients need to follow all aftercare instructions for good results in the tattooing healing process.

13.No antibiotic ointments unless directed by a professional and with valid reason, as it may fade tattoo in the healing process.

14.All procedures must PEEL, FADE, and HEAL. This takes up to 10 days.

15.Client tattoo will appear darker for the first 10 days as there is blood and lymph in it, it will soften.

16.Do not use AHA’s, vit A, retinols, or chemicals peels in the area while healing. Please wait at least 30 days, as it will pull color out. Check product labels for this.

17.You are responsible for any additional fee’s for extra color in a procedure, or associated risks with getting a tattoo, or for pigment loss, this is done at artist discretion.



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