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This is a general guide and refresher to tattoo aftercare, If you've had great results with a specific product in the past feel free to use them again.

  • Remove bandage (if any) no less than 30 minutes and no more than 1 hour after applied 

  • Wash the tattoo with warm water and anti bacterial soap in the palm of your hand making sure to remove any dried blood or plasma 

  • Pat your clean tattoo dry with a new paper towel 

  • Repeat this process before bed (if applicable) 

  • No need to apply lotion to your tattoo tonight you'll begin that tomorrow 

  • Repeat this process tomorrow morning right when you wake up 

  • After you pat your tattoo dry give it 5 to 10 minutes to air dry then apply a very thin layer of Curel or Lubriderm non scented white lotion 

  • Re apply lotion 4 to 6 times a day or when your tattoo feels dry 

  • Do not over apply lotion whether it be too much or too often 

  • Do not under apply lotion letting your new tattoo become dry 

  • Do not submerge in pools or hot tubs for 2 weeks 

  • Do not submerge in a bath or soak in a shower for 2 weeks 

  • Wash with the palm of your hand only while bathing or showering no wash cloth or shower puff needed 

  • Try your best to keep your new tattoo out of the sun for two weeks and after it is fully healed apply sunscreen to the tattoo to protect it 

  • During the healing process do not pick, itch, or scratch at the tattoo 

  • Avoid touching your tattoo if your hands are not freshly washed 

  • Keep your tattoo clean and moisturized and you should have great results 

  • If you have any questions during the healing process contact your tattooer 

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