• Leave bandage on for 1-12 hours (overnight is okay).
     

  • Remove bandage and take a hot shower. Use mild, fragrance-free soap (Dial anti-bacterial / ivory bar), wash gently using fingertips. Pat dry gently with a clean towel.
     

  • With clean hands, apply a small amount of Aquaphor for the first two weeks, once the tattoo has peeled (usually 7 to 14 days) switch to an unscented lotion. product should be used 3 to 4 times a day. do not use multiple products on the tattoo.  
     

  • If you have any type of rash or irritation please contact us for advice.
     

  • Flaking or scabbing may occur in 3-4 days. Do not scratch or pick.  Most
    healing 
    takes 2 weeks, your tattoo should be fully healed in 1 month.
     

  • Take normal showers only for 2 weeks. No soaking in water or swimming.
     

  • Do not over-expose new tattoos to sun. After tattoo is healed, tanning will cause fading. Please use a strong sunscreen. 
     

  • New clothing that may touch a fresh tattoo must be washed before wearing to remove flame retardants and other chemicals.
     

  • If you have any questions or concerns about your new tattoo, please do not hesitate to text us or email.

  • Touch ups are offered with in a 2 month window from when you were tattooed, and at the artists discretion.

tattoo after care