Tattoo General After Care

Gently clean your tattoo as described by your tattoo artist and apply a thin layer of medicated ointment, such as Aquaphor or Bacitracin 4-6 times a day for the first the first 3 days.


After you discontinue the ointment apply a thin layer of non-scented lotion throughout the day for the next few weeks; use lotion 2-10 times a day.


  • A normal tattoo may be slightly swollen and tender for the first few days.

  • Do not scratch or pick at your tattoo.

  • Do not scratch or pick at your tattoo.

  • Do not cover your tattoo.

  • Do not soak tattoo in water for longer than ten minutes.

  • Keep your tattoo out of direct sunlight, chlorine, rivers, lakes, and oceans for the first 30 days.

  • Always wash your hands before coming in contact with your tattoo.

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If you have a reaction to the ointment go directly to using lotion.  Do not let your tattoo area become dry for the first few days.


If you have any questions or concerns,

please call us immediately.

                  

702-267-0112