Tattoo aftercare is vital to the longevity of your
tattoo. How your tattoo looks three months or three
years from now depends upon how you treat it right away. A well-balanced
diet, vitamins and following
these steps can promote a healthy tattoo.
After one hour wash your hands and then remove bandage. If the bandage
when you try to remove it, soak it down in cold water. With your hand,
wash the tattoo with warm water and fragrance-free liquid antibacterial
Gently pat dry with a clean paper towel (DO NOT RUB). DO NOT re-bandage
As it heals, wash your tattoo a few times daily and apply a THIN LAYER
H2Ocean Aquatat, Aquaphor, or a fragrance-free lotion, 3 or 4 times
Always make sure your hands are clean before touching your tattoo.
DO NOT ALLOW OTHER PEOPLE TO TOUCH YOUR FRESH TATTOO.
Do NOT pick or scratch your tattoo. Flaking or peeling is a natural
part of the
Do NOT soak your tattoo during healing. That means no baths, hot tubs,
lakes, ponds, etc...
Keep your tattoo out of direct sunlight while its healing. After your
healed always use a sunblock when out in the sun, preferably 30 to 45
Tattoos fade over time. Remember to moisturize your skin with lotion
keep your tattoo’s color fresh.