Tattoo After Care

DO:

  • Wash tattoo after removing bandage with fragrance free liquid castile soap, like doctor bronners.
  • Pat dry with clean lint free paper towel, then allow to air dry.
  • Apply fragrance free lotion when tattoo feels tight or dry. Recommended lotions include Lubraderm, Tattoo Goo, and Aquatat.
  • When using lotion, wash hands first and apply only a thin layer.
  • Keep scented soaps and lotions away from your tattoo.

 

DO NOT:

  • Pick or scratch the tattoo.
  • Rebandage your tattoo.
  • Soak tattoo in water or do any kind of swimming for at least 3 weeks.
  • Apply thick layers of lotion.
  • Expose tattoo to direct sunlight for at least 2 weeks.
  • Take advice from friends