Leave bandage on for 2-4 hours. (Overnight if you were tattooed late afternoon/evening)
Remove bandage and wash tattoo well. Use hot water, mild soap, and fingertips to clean.
Rinse under very cold water to constrict the blood vessels. Pat dry and let air dry for 5-10 minutes. Apply a THIN layer of aquaphor.
For the first 2 nights, bandage tattoo to sleep with saran and/or paper towels. Make sure tattoo is quite dry when you bandage. Immediately upon waking, remove bandage and do the hot water wash, cold water rinse.
2-3 times daily apply super thin layers of aquaphor.
2 times daily wash tattoo.
NO swimming, hot tubs, baths, saunas. Fast showers are ok.
Avoid sweaty situations for 2-3 days.
Don’t pick scabs, avoid clothes that rub.
Most importantly: don’t roll in dirt or take your friends advice.
Email your artist with any questions or concerns.
THINGS WE DO NOT DO
Sorry, we don’t offer piercings and we don’t tattoo minors.