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Aftercare Tips

Please follow these tips, step by step, to ensure quality care.

  1. Do not re-bandage
  2. Always wash your hands before touching your tattoo. Do not use a washcloth or anything abrasive.
  3. Do not pick or scratch your tattoo
  4. Avoid hot tubs, public pools and the ocean during the healing process.
  5. Do not over soak your tattoo with water while in the shower.
  6. Avoid direct sunlight or tanning beds for a few weeks. Defintely avoid tanning oils, lotions and sand.
  7. Avoid tight fitting clothes which might irritate a new tattoo
  8. Only apply ointment suggested by your artist